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Qi Patterns by Mind Map: Qi Patterns

1. Qi Sinking

1.1. Manifestations

1.1.1. Qi Sinking: Extension of Qi deficinecy Qi Deficiency Sings: Fatigue & Listlessness Low Voice Shortness of Breath Poor Appetite Loose Stools Spontaneous Sweating Pulse: Empty & Tongue: Pale Other Manifestations Lumbar Region may be Sore and Painful Prolapse of organs (ST, Uterus, Intestines, Anus, Vagina, & UB). May be Frequent & Urgency Urination & Menorrhea. Mental Depression Clear Yang (refine essence) is not sent up, which means that the Turbid Yin is not sent down.

1.2. Treatment Principles

1.2.1. Tonifying Qi: Since this is an extension of Qi deficiency.

1.2.2. Raising Qi

1.3. Treatment Formulas & Acupucnture

1.3.1. Herbs that Raise Qi Huang Qi Chai Hu Sheng Ma Chen Pi Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

1.3.2. Acupoints that Raise Qi Du-20 Moxa can be applied Ren-6 Tonifies and Raise Qi ST-21 Used for prolapse of ST Du-1 Used for prolapse of Anus

2. Qi Stagnation

2.1. Manifestations

2.1.1. Distention Distending pain that moves from place to place & appears & disappears

2.1.2. Emotional Symptoms

2.1.3. Mental Depression Irritability, a gloomy feeling, frequent mood swings, & frequent sighing

2.1.4. Pulse: Wiry Tongue: Normal color or Red sides

2.1.5. Other Signs & Symptoms Qi stagnation can weaken the SP, leading to blood deficiency. Manifestations: Qi stagnation can lead to generation of heat. Manifestations: Qi stagnation can cause fluids to congeal Formula: Ban Xia Hou Po Tang Other Organs: HT LU & ST Intestines Other Causes: Irregular eating Excessive physical work or repetitive movements Lack of exercise

2.2. Treatments Principles

2.2.1. LV Qi Stagnation: Disperse the LV & Regulates Qi

2.3. Treatment Formulas & Acupuncture

2.3.1. Formulas for Qi Stagnation: Xiao Yao San: Dx (Weaken SP due to Qi stagnation, leading to blood deficiency). Jia Wei Xiao Yao San (Dan Zhi Xiao Yao Wan): Dx (Qi stagnation that generated heat). Xiao Chai Hu Tang: Dx (SP Qi deficiency and Heat) Yi Guan Jian (linking decoction): Dx (Heat has damage Yin fluids or there is a Yin deficiency) Ban Xia Hou Po Tnag: Dx (Qi stagnation lead to fluids congeal)

2.3.2. Acupoints LV Qi stagnation: LV-3 GB-34 LV-13 LV-14 SJ-6 PC-6

2.4. Organs Affected:

2.4.1. LV Main organ involved, it controls dredging and draining the channels, so Qi stagnation affects this organ the most.

2.4.2. LU Governs Qi and has a downward movement.

2.4.3. SP Govern raising the clear Qi and down bearing the turbid Qi.

2.4.4. ST Govern raising the clear Qi & down bearing the turbid Qi.

3. Qi Rebellious

3.1. Manifestations

3.1.1. Qi flow in wrong direction Normal direction depend on Organ. LU Qi moves downward towards (KD & UB) KD Qi descends to UB, KD Qi grasps LU Qi LV Qi flows in all directions to assist other organs ST Qi flows downwards SP Qi flows upwards to LU & HT HT Qi flows downwards to meet with KD

3.2. Treatment Principle

3.2.1. Redirect flow of Qi to its Right flow depending on the organ.

3.3. Treatment Formulas & Acupuncture

3.3.1. LU formula: Zhi Sou San

3.3.2. LU Acupoint LU-5

3.3.3. KD formula Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang

3.3.4. ST formula due to LV Qi Rebellion Si Mo Tang

4. Qi Deficiency

4.1. Manifestation:

4.1.1. Fatigue

4.1.2. Low voice

4.1.3. SOB

4.1.4. Poor appetite

4.1.5. Loose stools

4.1.6. Spontaneous sweating

4.1.7. P: Empty & T: Pale

4.2. Treatment Principle:

4.2.1. Tonified Qi through SP

4.3. Treatment Formula & Acupuncture:

4.3.1. Herbs: Si Jun Zi Tang Si Jun Zi Tang (classical formula)

4.3.2. Acupoints: SP-3, ST-36, & LU-9