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Prof. Richard Liao Online Courses

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

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Professor Richard Liao offers interesting and insightful online Chinese medicine courses. Simply download the course material (Adobe PDF format viewable Apple computers, Windows, and tablets) take the online quiz, and receive instant credit!

About Prof. Liao:
Professor Liao, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., has served as professor of herbology and acupuncture theory at the Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences in Oakland, CA. Prof. Liao has also served as faculty at Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, CA. His many years of teaching experience bring the highest quality of interesting and useful courses to HealthCMI continuing education online.

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The course Safety & Ethics: Herb-Drug Interactions, #1 is approved for 4 California CEUs and 4 NCCAOM Diplomate PDAs (1 PDA= 1 CEU) with a special approval for the required Safety & Ethics category of NCCAOM re-licensure. Learn about herb-drug interactions with blood thinners, birth control pills, allergy medications, antibiotics, laxatives, diuretics, expectorants, decongestants, and stomach acid blockers. This course is written by Prof. Liao, L.Ac.; Kevin Walker, L.Ac., R.Ph. (Registered Pharmacist); and Adam White, L.Ac.

Safety & Ethics: Herb-Drug Interactions, #2 is approved for 4 continuing education units for 4 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 4 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (most states), 4 CTCMA CEs, and 4 Florida 'medical errors' category CEs. This course has been approved by the NCCAOM to fulfil the 4 hour acupuncturist safety and ethics requirement.

Safety in Acupuncture, Cups, Moxa, Gua Sha: Prof. Richard Liao, L.Ac. presents solutions to safety issues associated with acupuncture, cupping, moxa and gua sha. This course is approved for 4 NCCAOM Diplomate Safety PDAs (most States), 4 Florida CEs (2 medical errors, 2 biomedical sciences), 4 California Acupuncture Board CEUs, 4 Texas CAEs and,  4 CTCMA (BC) CEs, and 4 CAAA (Alberta) CEUs. The 4 NCCAOM Safety PDAs fulfills the 4 hour Safety & Ethics requirement for Diplomates.

Dispel Blood Stasis From The Respiratory System presents modifications of the herbal formula Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang for the treatment of asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, pleurisy and hemoptysis. Value: 7 CEUs/PDAs/CEs/PDAs

Dispel Blood Stasis & Cardiovascular Disorders covers modifications of the herbal formula Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang for the treatment of cardiovascular disorders. High cholesterol, hypertension, stroke, arrhythmias, coronary artery disease and carotid artery blockages are each revied in detial. Value 7 CEUs/PDAs.

Chinese Medicine Pediatrics and Gynecology covers treatments for newborn babies and complications after labor and delivery. Learn treatments for irregular menstruation, infectious diseases and many other chronic gynecological and pediatric conditions. This course is approved for 15 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 15 NCCAOM national Diplomate recertification PDAs, 15 Florida CEs (general), 15 general Texas CAEs, 15 CAAA (Alberta) and 15 CTCMA (BC, Canada) CEs. For nurses, this course is approved for 15 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours.

Take the online courses of Prof. Liao’s English translations of Dr. Di’s 19th century Chinese medicine works. Dr. Di Case Studies #1 is 18 acupuncture CEUs/PDAs and Dr. Di Case Studies #2 is 6 acupuncture CEUs/PDAs.

The online course entitled Herbal Medicine: Tonify Qi, Si Jun Zi Tang - The Four Noble Ingredients is approved for 12 California CEUs, 12 NCCAOM national pda points, 12 Texas CAEs, 12  CTCMA CEs, and 12 Florida CEs. As with all herbal courses, the pinyin and latin translations of the herb names are presented.

Harmonizing Organs with Herbs covers herbal medicines for treating organ communication disharmonies. This course is approved for 20 California CEUs, 20 NCCAOM Diplomate PDA points, 20 Florida general CEs, and CTCMA CEs.

The course entitled Herbal Insights: Tonify Blood is approved for 7 California CEU credits, 7 NCCAOM pda points, 7 CTCMA BC credits, 7 Florida CEs, and 7 Texas CAEs (5 herbal, 2 general). Scroll down to the middle of this page to learn more about this online continuing education course for licensed acupuncturists.

The course Herbal Medicine for Respiratory Conditions is approved for 8 California CEUs, 8 NCCAOM national PDA points, 8 CTCMA BC credits (Canada), 8 Florida CEs, and 8 Texas CAEs (1 general and 7 herbal).

The course Free the Qi and Blood: Treatments for 10 Disorders examines the herbal formula Xiao Yao San (Smooth Rambling Powder) and its modifications.Approved for 20 California CEU credits, 20 national NCCAOM pda points, 20 Florida CE's, and CTCMA CEs.

Case Histories with Herbal Formulas, #1 is approved for 6 continuing education units for 6 California acupuncture CEUs (category 1), 6 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (most states)and6 Florida (5 general, 1 biomedical science) category CEs.

Case Histories with Herbal Formulas, #2 is approved for 5 continuing education units for 5 California CEUs (category 1), 5 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (most states),5 Florida CEs, and 5 CTCMA CEs.

Case Histories with Herbal Formulas, #3 is approved for 2 continuing education units for 2 California CEUs (category 1), 2 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (most states), 2 Florida CEs, and 2 CTCMA CEs.

Case Histories with Herbal Formulas, #4 is approved for 14 continuing education units for 14 California CEUs (category 1), 14 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (most states), 14 Florida CEs, and 14 CTCMA CEs.

Case Histories with Herbal Formulas, #5 is approved for 3 continuing education units for 3 California CEUs (category 1), 3 NCCAOM national Diplomate points (most states), 3 Florida CEs, and 3 CTCMA CEs.

 

 

 


 

Detalied Online Course Information:

Herbal Medicine: Tonify Qi- Si Jun Zi Tang

Participants will learn the multiple modifications and clinical applications of the formula Si Jun Zi Tang. Participants will learn the basic theoretical principles and applications of Si Jun Zi Tang. Eleven formula modifications are presented for a variety of clinical conditions that are common in an acupuncturist's clinic. Diagnostics, indications, syndromes, tongue, and pulse are related to the use of the formulas presented. Individual herbs in the formulas are examined and compared with other herbs in the formula to detail the subtle variations necessary for precise formula choices. The next section presents additional formulas based on Si Jun Zi Tang which treat a variety of clinically applicable problems such as hair loss syndromes, hernia disorders, gynecological disorders, kidney stone problems, skin disorders, febrile conditions, headaches, prostate disorders, urinary disorders, diarrhea syndromes, heart problems, and lung disorders. Participants also benefit from summary tables that allow for easy reference materials for everyday usage in an acupuncture clinic. Acupunturists of all levels will benefit from this course. To learn more about this course, please read the overview below.

 

Overview of Course Content

Herbal Medicine: Tonify Qi- Si Jun Zi Tang

Introduction:
An introduction to the formula Si Jun Zi Tang is presented including its clinical applications and relevant theoretical principles. Next, formula modifications are presented. This includes an exploration of related syndromes, indications, diagnostics, treatment principles, and a detailed analysis of individual herbs within the formula modifications.

The presentation of each individual herb within the formula modifications presented allows new acupuncturists to gain insight into herbal medicine and advanced acupuncturists an opportunity to learn the subtle differentiations between the herbs within the formulas presented. Important concepts regarding the energetic properties of herbs are also presented.

The following formulas and formula modifications are introduced and covered in both an accessible and detalied manner:

Yi Gong San
Liu Jun Zi Tang
Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Tang
Liu Shen San“Six Miracle Powder”
Shen Ling Bai Zhu San
Qi Wei Du Qi San
Sheng Yang Yi Wei Tang
Zi Sheng Wan
Gui Shao Liu Jun Zi Tang
Ba Zhen Tang
Shi Quan Da Bu Tang
Si Jun Zi Tang

Summary: instructional table for clinical reference.
This sections allows for an easy reference to course materials for clinical application purposes.

The Applications of Si Jun Zi Tang Modifications.
Diagnostics, treatment principles, and formula variations for the following conditions are presented:

Lung disorders:
Qi and Yang deficiency of the Lung and Spleen
Lung and Spleen Qi deficiency with Qi and phlegm stagnation
Deficiency of Qi and Yin in the Lung and Spleen:
Summary of lung disorders

Heart disorders:
Heart and Spleen Qi deficiency:
Heart and Spleen Qi and blood deficiency
Heart and Spleen Qi and Yin deficiency
Heart and Spleen Qi and Yang deficiency
Summary of Heart Disorders

Stomach and Spleen disorders:
Stomach and Spleen Qi deficiency with dampness
Stomach Qi deficiency with Liver and Stomach not harmonized
Summary of Stomach disorders

Spleen disorders:
Spleen Qi deficiency with diarrhea due to dampness in the Middle Jiao (burner)
Spleen and Kidney Qi and Yang deficiency with cold diarrhea
Spleen Qi deficiency with Damp heat diarrhea
Spleen Qi deficiency with Liver Qi over attacks Spleen, diarrhea

Diarrhea due to Spleen and Stomach Qi deficiency and Liver Blood stagnation:
Spleen Qi deficiency with Liver and Gallbladder Damp-Heat diarrhea
Summary of Diarrhea Disorders

Excess urination due to Kidney and Spleen Qi and Yang deficiency:
Summary of excess urination disorder

Enlarged Prostate:
Enlarged prostate due to Kidney and Spleen Qi and Yang deficiency with Qi, blood or phlegm stagnation
Kidney and Spleen Qi deficiency with damp-heat
Summary of Enlarged Prostate Disorders

Kidney stone due to Kidney and Spleen Qi deficiency:
Treat Qi and Yang deficiency
Expel Kidney stone
Reduce pain
Summary of Kidney Stone disorders

Spleen Qi deficiency Headache and forgetfulness:
Qi deficiency
With dampness
With Qi and Blood stagnation
With Qi stagnation
With dizziness
Summary of headache due to Spleen Qi deficiency

Empty heat with Spleen Qi and Kidney Yin deficiency:
Qi deficiency
With fever
With excess sweating
With Kidney Yin deficiency
Summary of Spleen and Kidney Deficiency

Spleen Qi deficiency Yin boil:
With Qi and blood deficiency
With Qi and blood stagnation
Spleen Qi deficiency Hernia
With Qi and Blood stagnation
Summary of Hernia Disorders

Gynecological disorders due to Spleen Qi deficiency:
With Liver and Spleen not harmonized
Spleen Qi deficiency with excess uterine bleeding
Spleen Qi and Liver blood and Kidney Yin deficiency with amenorrhea
Spleen and Kidney Qi deficiency with leucorrhea
Morning sickness due to Spleen Qi deficiency
Prolapsed uterus due to Spleen and Kidney Qi deficiency
Miscarriage or infertility due to Spleen and Kidney Qi deficiency
Spleen and Kidney Qi deficiency pregnancy edema
Spleen Qi deficiency and Liver Qi stagnation lactation
Spleen and Kidney Qi deficiency incontinence
Sumary of Gynecolgical disorders

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Detalied Online Course Information

Herbal Insights: Tonify Blood

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The course Herbal Insights: Tonify Blood examines Si Wu Tang, the Four Substance Formula. Si Wu Tang is presented in its historical context. Its classical applications and functions are discussed. Eight clinical variations are presented and are subdivided into differential diagnostic categories. For each category, a modification of Si Wu Tang is presented with a detailed comparison and contrasting of herbal choices relevant to that specific presentation of the illness discussed. Si Wu Tang for menstrual disorders with blood stagnation is presented with three major variations: late menstruation with blood deficiency, PMS and painful menstruation with blood stagnation, and excess or abnormal menstrual bleeding with blood stagnation. Within these categories, fifteen differential diagnostic variations are presented with a corresponding discussion of the herbal modifications relevant to treatment.

Next, the treatment of injuries with blood stagnation and/or wind-dampness with blood stagnation is presented. After this, the treatment of dry skin with blood deficiency or stagnation is then presented. Then, night blindness is reviewed in the context of Yin and blood deficiency. Central retinitis is also reviewed in two forms. Other clinical investigations include: a red nose with blood stagnation and heat signs, low sperm count or swelling of the testicles, and chest pain with Qi and blood stagnation.

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Overview of Course Content

Herbal Insights: Tonify Blood

Introduction: Si Wu Tang applications for clinical practice

An introduction and explanation of Si Wu Tang including its history and a formula analysis is presented. A flow of Qi energetics discussion is also presented. The energetics of individual herbs used within each formula variation is presented in detail making this course accessible to acupuncturists of all levels. Beginners will appreciate a step by step guide as to how each herb is used within the formulas presented. Advanced herbalists will appreciate the sublte variations presented between each formula modification and will also value the comparison of individual herbs used within each formula.

1. Clinical use of Si Wu Tang for menstrual disorders with blood stagnation

1.1 Late menstruation with blood deficiency

With blood deficiency
With late menstruation cause by blood stagnation
With Qi deficiency
With bloated abdomen due to Qi stagnation
With Liver Qi stagnation
With Yang deficiency

1.2 PMS and painful menstruation with blood stagnation

With Liver Qi stagnation irritability
Excess pain with Qi and blood stagnation
Excess blood clots with blood stagnation
With cold and Kidney and Liver Yang deficiency

1.3 Excess or abnormal menstrual bleeding with blood stagnation

Excess bleeding due to Spleen Qi deficiency and prolapse
Bleding due to Kidney and Liver Yang deficiency
Bleeding due to Kidney Yin deficiency with empty heat sign.
Bleeding due to Kidney Yang deficiency
Bleeding due to blood stagnation

2. Injury with blood stagnation or wind damp Bi pain with blood stagnation

Head, neck and shoulder injury
Rib and chest injury

3. Dry skin with blood deficiency or stagnation

Dry and red skin with blood deficiency
Itching and dry skin due to Yin deficiency and Wind
Red and dry skin with excess heat or empty heat

4. Night blindness

?Night blindness due to Yin and blood deficiency

5. Central retinitis

Central retinitis due to blood stagnation
Central retinitis due to dampness

6. Red nose with blood stagnation and heat signs

7. Low sperm count or swelling of the testicle

8. Chest pain with Qi and blood stagnation

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Short Excerpt of the Online Course:

Herbal Medicine for Respiratory Conditions

 

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Sample Section:

2.0 Wind heat attacks the Lung

Excess wind heat attacks the Lung.

Syndromes:
Fever stronger than chills, cough, shortness breath, sweating, sticky mucous or yellow mucous, thirst, sore throat, red tongue with thin yellow coating, floating and rapid pulse.

Formula:
Sang Ju Yin and Yin Qiao San modification:

Sang Ye Folium Mori Albae 3-12g
Ju Hua Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolli 3-12g
Xing Ren Pruni Armeniacae, Semen 3-9g
Jie Geng Radix Platycodi Grandiflori 3-12g
Lian Qiao Fructus Forsythiae Suspensae 3-12g
Bo He Mentha Haplocalyx 3-6g
Lu Gen Rhizoma Phragmitis Communis 3-30g
Gan Cao Radix Glycyrrhizae Uralensis 3-6g
Jin Yin Hua Flos Lonicerae Japonicae 3-15g
Niu Bang Zi Fructus Arctii Lappae 3-12g
Jing Jie Schizonepetae Tenuifoliae 3-12g
Dan Dou Chi Semen Sojae Prepaeratum 3-12g
Dan Zhu Ye Herba Lophatheri Gracilis 3-15g


Sang Ye and Ju Hua release wind heat and clear Lung and Liver heat. Sang Ye is stronger to clear heat and release the surface and emphasizes clearing the Lung heat. Sang Ye has a stronger moving function meaning that it acts more quickly than Ju Hua but does not last as long. Ju Hua has less of a moving function meaning that it is slower to act but lasts longer. Ju Hua more strongly clears Liver heat. As paired herbs, Ju Hua backs up the initial action of Sang Ye and the two herbs function together synergistically to act quickly and have a lasting result.

Jin Yin Hua and Lian Qiao clear heat toxins and release the surface. Jin Yin Hua is stronger to release the surface. Lian Qiao is stronger to clear heat toxins and dissolve nodules. As paired herbs, Jin Yin Hua has a stronger moving function in that it acts more quickly on the affected regions whereas Lian Qiao lasts longer and has more of a stabilizing function. In this way, Liao Qiao backs up the initial action of Jin Yin Hua and the two herbs function together synergistically to act quickly and have a lasting result.

Xing Ren and Jie Geng open the Lung Qi to stop coughing. Xing Ren emphasizes stopping asthma and moistens the intestines. Jie Geng clears the throat and carries the function of the herb to the upper part of the body (upper jiao).

Bo He and Niu Bang Zi clear heat for the treatment of sore throat. Bo He is acrid and light weight. It reduces the irritation of the sore throat and smoothes Liver Qi. Niu Bang Zi is stronger to clear heat toxins from the sore throat.

Lu Gen and Dan Zhu Ye promote urination and clear heat or damp heat in the Lung. Lu Gen moistens the throat and clears a sore throat due to heat. Dan Zhu Ye drains the Heart fire to prevent heat toxins from stagnating in the Heart.

Jing Jie and Dan Dou Chi release the surface. Jing Jie is stronger to release the surface. Dan Dou Chi mildly releases the surface and does not cause excess sweating that could damage Yin. Dan Dou Chi reduces irritability by clearing heat in the Heart.



2.1 Dry cough:

Moisten the dryness, clear heat and stop cough.

Chuan Bei Mu Bulbus Fritillariae Cirrhosae 3-12g
Kuan Dong Hua Tussilaginis Farfarea, Flos 3-12g
Pi Pa Ye Eriobotryae Japonica, Folium 3-12g
Dong Gua Ren Semen Benincasae Hispidae 3-30g
Bai Mao Gen Rhizoma Imperatae Cylindricae 3-30g
Tian Hua Fen Radix Trichosanthis Kirilowii 3-12g
Xuan Shen Radix Scrophulariae Ningpoensis 3-15g
Mai Men Dong Tuber Ophiopogonis Japonici 3-12g
(Bei) Sha Shen Radix Adenophorae seu Glehniae 3-12g
Sheng Di Huang Radix Rehmanniae Glutinosae 3-30g


Chuan Bei Mu, Kuan Dong Hua and Pi Pa Ye moisten the Lung and stop coughing. Chuan Bei Mu emphasizes stopping a dry cough and treats a sticky yellow phlegm type of cough. Kuan Dong Hua expels phlegm and stops coughs. Pi Pa Ye is light weight, stops mild dry coughs, and clears Lung and Stomach heat.

Dong Gua Ren and Bai Mao Gen clear Lung Heat and promote urination. Dong Gua Ren emphasizes clearing Lung and stomach heat and expelling hot phlegm. Bai Mao Gen emphasizes moistening the dry sore throat and stopping bleeding.

Tian Hua Fen, Xuan Shen, Mai Men Dong, Sha Shen and Xuan Shen moisten the dry throat and Lung. Tian Hua Fen is stronger to clear hot phlegm toxins and dissolves nodules. Xuan Shen’s emphasis is to moisten the dry throat and Lung, cool the heat in the blood level, clear heat toxins and dissolves nodules. Mai Men Dong clears dry sore throats, calms the Heart and clears Stomach heat. Sha Shen has a strong moistening quality to eliminate the dry throat and Lung. Sheng Di Huang can moisten Yin, fluid and blood. It also cools heat in the blood level.


2.2. Coughing blood:

Cool the heat, stop bleeding.

Ce Bai Ye Cacumen Biotae Orientalis 3-12g
Bai Mao Gen Rhizoma Imperatae Cylindricae 3-30g
Xian He Cao Herba Agrimony Pilosae 3-30g
Xi Yang Shen Radix Panacis Quincquefolii 3-12g


Ce Bei Ye, Bai Mao Gen and Xian He Cao cool the blood and stop bleeding. Ce Bi Ye emphasizes cooling the blood and stopping bleeding. Bai Mao Gen clears heat in the Lung and Stomach, moistens the dryness, promotes urination, and stops bleeding. Xian He Cao has a neutral temperature, emphasizes its astringent quality, and stops bleeding.

Xi Yang Shen cools the heat, moistens the Yin, strengthens the Qi and stops Lung hemorrhaging.

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Free the Qi and Blood: 10 Treatments

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Download the course in Adobe Acrobat PDF format, complete the online quiz, and receive immediate acupuncture license credit! Mac and Windows PC compatible.

Approved for 20 California CEU credits, 20 national NCCAOM pda points, and 20 Florida CE's. (*CTCMA BC pending)

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The course Free the Qi and Blood: Treatments for 10 Disorders by Prof. Richard Liao examines the herbal formula Xiao Yao San (Smooth Rambling Powder) and its modifications. Ten common applications are explored for treating: Emotional disorders, Female disorders, Hepatitis, Middle Jiao (burner) disorders, Excess Internal Wind, Male disorders, Skin disorders, Eye disorders, Head and Ear disorders, and Thyroiditis. Topics covered include the treatment of ovarian cysts, infertility, the uneven growth of breasts, acne, migraines, poison oak, stress, bipolar disorder, high ALT levels, hepatitis, impotence, herpes, breast nodules, post-partum depression, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, swelling and pain of the testicles, hives, shingles, sudden loss of hair, weak eyesight, post-partum bleeding, leukorrhea, abnormal uterine bleeding, PMS, low sperm count, insomnia, jaundice, otitis, allergies, and the treatment of eye disorders including hyphema. Conditions are presented with diagnostics, indications, treatment principles, herbal modifications, and a detailed analysis of herbal medicine choices. Herbs are compared and contrasted to optimize for the precise clinical application of Xiao Yao San. A certificate of completion is issued upon passing grade of the quiz. This is the largest of Prof. Liao’s works to date and represents a significant contribution to Chinese Medicine.

To get a feeling for the flow of the course, read below:

 

Table of Contents:

 

1. EMOTIONAL DISORDERS

1.1 EXCESS LIVER YANG RISING WITH SPLEEN QI OR LIVER BLOOD DEFICIENCY

1.2 LIVER QI STAGNATION-DEPRESSION WITH SPLEEN QI DEFICIENCY, LIVER BLOOD DEFICIENCY OR KIDNEY YANG DEFICIENCY.
With Qi deficiency
With blood stagnation
With Yang deficiency
With dampness creating dullness of the mind

1.3 LIVER QI STAGNATION WITH THE UP AND DOWN EMOTION OF BIPOLAR CONDITION.
With hypotension use raising the Qi herbs:
With hypertension use calming herbs:
With Liver, Spleen and Stomach Qi stagnation
With Liver Qi and blood stagnation
With Liver Qi stagnation with heat

1.4 LIVER QI STAGNATION WITH HEAT SIGNS.



2. GYNECOLOGICAL DISORDERS

2.1 MENSTRUATION DISORDERS
With PMS:
With Painful menstruation:
With Amenorrhea:
With abnormal uterine bleeding:

2.2 LEUKORRHEA

2.3 INFERTILITY
Stage One (after menstruation): Strengthen Kidney Jing, strengthen Liver blood and promote blood circulation:
Stage Two (before ovulation): emphasizes promoting blood circulation and strengthening Kidney Yang.
Stage Three (after ovulation): Strengthen Kidney Yang and Liver blood.

2.4 OVARIAN CYSTS

2.5 FIBROADENOMA

2.6 POST-PARTUM DEPRESSION:
WITH IRRITABILITY FROM QI STAGNATION AND HEART DEFICIENCY (EMPTY) HEAT:
WITH QI AND YANG DEFICIENCY DEPRESSION:
WITH BLOOD DEFICIENCY:
WITH KIDNEY DEFICIENCY (EMPTY) HEAT:
WITH QI STAGNATION AND DAMP-HEAT:
WITH EXCESS POST-PARTUM BLEEDING

2.7 ABNORMAL GROWTH OF THE BREAST DUE TO EMPTY HEAT, QI, PHLEGM AND BLOOD STAGNATION:
With empty heat of Kidney Yin deficiency: uneven growth of the breasts.
With Qi and phlegm stagnation nodules in the breast.
With blood stagnation nodules in the breast:



3. HEPATITIS
WITH DAMP-HEAT JAUNDICE:
WITH DEFICIENCY JAUNDICE:
ENLARGED LIVER ORGAN DUE TO QI AND BLOOD STAGNATION:
WITH ABNORMALLY HIGH ALT LEVELS
ANTI-HEPATITIS VIRUS



4. LIVER AND MIDDLE JIAO NOT HARMONIZED
WITH LIVER AND STOMACH NOT HARMONIZED
WITH LIVER AND SPLEEN NOT HARMONIZING



5. EXCESS INTERNAL WIND
WITH EXCESS INTERNAL WIND SHAKING OR VERTIGO
WITH LIVER YANG RISING UPWARDS
WITH KIDNEY AND LIVER YIN DEFICIENCY HEAT LEADING TO INTERNAL WIND
WITH IRRITABILITY OR INSOMNIA



6. MALE DISORDERS

(1) WITH SWOLLEN OR PAINFUL TESTICLE(S):
With Qi and blood stagnation:
With Qi and phlegm stagnation:
With heat-toxin infection
With Kidney Yang deficiency:

(2) WITH KIDNEY JING OR QI DEFICIENCY

(3) WITH LIVER QI STAGNATION, QI AND BLOOD STAGNATION, INTERNAL WIND AND HEAT- HARDENING OF THE PENIS WITHOUT SOFTENING.
With Qi stagnation and internal wind spasms- hardening of the penis without softening:
With Qi and blood stagnation- hardening of the penis without softening:
With Kidney Yin deficiency and empty heat pushing hardening of the penis without softening:



7. SKIN DISORDERS.
(1) With heat or damp-heat in the skin: acne.
(2) With chronic eczema, hives and rash, shingles, herpes, and poison oak.
(3) With sudden loss of hair and butterfly face from Kidney and Jing deficiency.



8. EYE DISORDERS

(1) Poor eyesight from Kidney Jing deficiency and Liver Qi stagnation:

(2) Hyphema, glaucoma and retinitis due to Liver Qi stagnation and phlegm and blood stagnation:
With Qi and blood stagnation
With Qi and phlegm stagnation or dampness
With Liver Yang rising upwards
With heat signs



9. HEAD AND EAR DISORDERS

(1) With Headache or migraines due to Liver Qi, blood or phlegm stagnation
With internal wind spasms and stress
With wind-dampness and pain
With Qi and blood stagnation
With Liver and GB heat

(2) Sinus and ear congested with mucous and phlegm stagnation with underlying Liver Qi stagnation
With phlegm stagnation
With external wind attack with sneezing and itching
With Qi and blood stagnation
With damp-heat or heat toxin sinusitis

(3) With Tinnitus from Liver Qi, phlegm and blood stagnation with Kidney Jing and Liver blood deficiency.
With internal wind and tremors including tremors of the tongue
With Qi and phlegm stagnation
With internal wind spasms and wiry pulse
With Qi and blood stagnation
With Kidney Jing deficiency



10. THYROIDITIS

(1) HYPOTHYROIDISM
With Qi deficiency
With Spleen and Kidney Yang deficiency and cold
With Kidney Yang deficiency and low sexual energy
With Qi and blood stagnation
With Goiter due to Qi, phlegm and blood stagnation

(2) HYPERTHYROIDISM
With rapid heart beat and heat
With goiter due to Qi, phlegm and blood stagnation

(3) THYROID DISORDER RELATED NODULES

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