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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

1.1.1.1. Qi Deficiency Sings:

1.1.1.1.1. Fatigue & Listlessness

1.1.1.1.2. Low Voice

1.1.1.1.3. Shortness of Breath

1.1.1.1.4. Poor Appetite

1.1.1.1.5. Loose Stools

1.1.1.1.6. Spontaneous Sweating

1.1.1.1.7. Pulse: Empty & Tongue: Pale

1.1.1.2. Other Manifestations

1.1.1.2.1. Lumbar Region may be Sore and Painful

1.1.1.2.2. Prolapse of organs (ST, Uterus, Intestines, Anus, Vagina, & UB).

1.1.1.2.3. May be Frequent & Urgency Urination & Menorrhea.

1.1.1.2.4. Mental Depression

1.1.1.2.5. 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

1.3.1.1. Huang Qi

1.3.1.2. Chai Hu

1.3.1.3. Sheng Ma

1.3.1.4. Chen Pi

1.3.1.5. Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang

1.3.2. Acupoints that Raise Qi

1.3.2.1. Du-20

1.3.2.1.1. Moxa can be applied

1.3.2.2. Ren-6

1.3.2.2.1. Tonifies and Raise Qi

1.3.2.3. ST-21

1.3.2.3.1. Used for prolapse of ST

1.3.2.4. Du-1

1.3.2.4.1. Used for prolapse of Anus

2. Qi Stagnation

2.1. Manifestations

2.1.1. Distention

2.1.1.1. Distending pain that moves from place to place & appears & disappears

2.1.2. Emotional Symptoms

2.1.3. Mental Depression

2.1.3.1. 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

2.1.5.1. Qi stagnation can weaken the SP, leading to blood deficiency.

2.1.5.1.1. Manifestations:

2.1.5.2. Qi stagnation can lead to generation of heat.

2.1.5.2.1. Manifestations:

2.1.5.3. Qi stagnation can cause fluids to congeal

2.1.5.3.1. Formula: Ban Xia Hou Po Tang

2.1.5.4. Other Organs:

2.1.5.4.1. HT

2.1.5.4.2. LU & ST

2.1.5.4.3. Intestines

2.1.5.5. Other Causes:

2.1.5.5.1. Irregular eating

2.1.5.5.2. Excessive physical work or repetitive movements

2.1.5.5.3. Lack of exercise

2.2. Treatments Principles

2.2.1. LV Qi Stagnation:

2.2.1.1. Disperse the LV & Regulates Qi

2.3. Treatment Formulas & Acupuncture

2.3.1. Formulas for Qi Stagnation:

2.3.1.1. Xiao Yao San: Dx (Weaken SP due to Qi stagnation, leading to blood deficiency).

2.3.1.2. Jia Wei Xiao Yao San (Dan Zhi Xiao Yao Wan): Dx (Qi stagnation that generated heat).

2.3.1.3. Xiao Chai Hu Tang: Dx (SP Qi deficiency and Heat)

2.3.1.4. Yi Guan Jian (linking decoction): Dx (Heat has damage Yin fluids or there is a Yin deficiency)

2.3.1.5. Ban Xia Hou Po Tnag: Dx (Qi stagnation lead to fluids congeal)

2.3.2. Acupoints LV Qi stagnation:

2.3.2.1. LV-3

2.3.2.2. GB-34

2.3.2.3. LV-13

2.3.2.4. LV-14

2.3.2.5. SJ-6

2.3.2.6. PC-6

2.4. Organs Affected:

2.4.1. LV

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

2.4.2. LU

2.4.2.1. Governs Qi and has a downward movement.

2.4.3. SP

2.4.3.1. Govern raising the clear Qi and down bearing the turbid Qi.

2.4.4. ST

2.4.4.1. Govern raising the clear Qi & down bearing the turbid Qi.

3. Qi Rebellious

3.1. Manifestations

3.1.1. Qi flow in wrong direction

3.1.1.1. Normal direction depend on Organ.

3.1.1.1.1. LU Qi moves downward towards (KD & UB)

3.1.1.1.2. KD Qi descends to UB, KD Qi grasps LU Qi

3.1.1.1.3. LV Qi flows in all directions to assist other organs

3.1.1.1.4. ST Qi flows downwards

3.1.1.1.5. SP Qi flows upwards to LU & HT

3.1.1.1.6. 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:

3.3.1.1. Zhi Sou San

3.3.2. LU Acupoint

3.3.2.1. LU-5

3.3.3. KD formula

3.3.3.1. Su Zi Jiang Qi Tang

3.3.4. ST formula due to LV Qi Rebellion

3.3.4.1. 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:

4.3.1.1. Si Jun Zi Tang

4.3.1.2. Si Jun Zi Tang (classical formula)

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