Posts Tagged ‘Emotional’

Constraint- Liver yang, wind, and fire (YTS)

Sunday, January 16th, 2011 with 0 comments
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YTSOriginal Case by: Ye Tian-Shi (叶天士) [Patient] Zhao (44) [suffered from] chronic constraint and clumping. The five emotions had lead to ascending qi fire. There was Stomach qi counterflow resulting in a stifling sensation of the gastric cavity and no appetite. [This was a pattern of] excessive ascendant Liver yang and wind fire intimidating the orifices. Inevitably there was dizziness and painful obstruction of the throat. There was a feeling of cold, but this was not true cold. All of…

Wind Stroke-Blood Deficiency (YTS)

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 with 0 comments
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YTSOriginal Case by: Ye Tian-Shi (叶天士) [The patient] had blood loss for many years with chronic damage to the yin qi. There was a relapse due to worry, sadness, and melancholy, where yang linked with internal wind which led to a great uprushing to the head (da mao 大冒). The blood residence became empty and qi overwhelmed the left side of the body, producing a deviated mouth, numbness and tingling in the limbs, dark tongue, inability to speak, and foot…

Constraint (yue ju wan) (YTS)

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 with 0 comments
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Original Case by: Ye Tian-Shi (叶天士) [Patient] Dai [habitually] held in his/her feelings with no desire to speak up. This was a Heart disease and herb medicine is difficult to treat such an illness disease. This is damage caused by constraint of the seven emotions. [Zhu] Dan Xi’s yue ju wan (Escape Restraint Pill) method was used. xiang fu (Cyperi Rhizoma) chuan xiong (Chuanxiong Rhizoma) huang lian (Coptidis Rhizoma) fu ling (Poria) zhi ban xia (Pinelliae Rhizoma preparatum) ju hong…

Constraint – Heart, Spleen, Wood Fire (YTS)

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010 with 0 comments
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Original Case by: Ye Tian-Shi (叶天士) Constraint damaging the Heart and Spleen nutritive aspect with internal heat Ji was a 69-year-old elderly person whose emotions were unwell (felt down). When there is constraint then lesser fire transforms into vigorous fire. The appetite was intact but the gastric cavity was uncomfortable. The mouth and tongue were eroded and putrid. Diagnosis: This was damage to the Heart and Spleen nutritive aspect with wood fire scorching and removing the essence by force. The…

Constraint – Gui Pi Tang (YTS)

Sunday, May 16th, 2010 with 1 comment
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Original Case by: Ye Tian-Shi (叶天士) The patient had anger with Liver constraint. [In addition,] thought and preoccupation had damaged the Spleen. There was a yellow complexion, choppy pulse, and (s)he was [often] awake with an inability to go to sleep. Ancestor Xue’s method of treatment was used. rén shÄ“n (Ginseng Radix) huáng qí (Astragali Radix), shú bái zhú (steamed?? Atractylodis macrocephalae Rhizoma) fú shén (Poriae Sclerotium pararadicis) dà zÇŽo (Jujubae Fructus) lóng yÇŽn ròu (Longan Arillus) dāng guÄ« (Angelicae…

Constraint (Liver / Spleen) Sinus (YTS)

Sunday, May 9th, 2010 with 2 comments
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Original Case by: Ye Tian-Shi (叶天士) Wu (40 years old) was exhausted and angry which led to damage. The disease was located in the Liver and Spleen. There was chronic brain leakage  and the bone marrow has been secretly damaged. The patient was to take [the below prescription] that resolves constraint for a short time, and then continue with a diffusing and tonifying one. gōu téng (Uncariae Ramulus cum Uncis) shÄ“ng xiāng fù (unprepared cyperus) mÇ” dān pí (Moutan Cortex)…

Constraint- Focal distention and clumping below the heart (YTS)

Friday, April 2nd, 2010 with 0 comments
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Original Case by: Ye Tian-Shi (叶天士) Hu, 46 years of age, had been weeping due to grief. The disease arose from internally generated emotions, which led to constraint. There was a physical manifestation in the area below the heart  that was gradually getting larger with a hardness upon palpation. Treatment principle: A bitter-acrid and downward-draining method was used. First must treat the qi clumping. Diagnosis:  (Focal distention and clumping below the heart). Coptidis Rhizoma (huáng lián) Zingiberis Rhizoma (gān…

Chronic constraint (Lv/Sp) (YTS)

Sunday, January 10th, 2010 with 0 comments
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Original Case: Ye Tian-Shi (叶天士) Shen was 43 years old with a deficient and choppy pulse. The emotions had become unsmooth and the Liver and Spleen qi and blood were excessively constrained. This had persisted without relief for half a year. Giving a drastic formula was difficult [not appropriate]. Therefore giving the official prescription, Rambling Powder (xiäo yáo sân) with Tonify the Middle to Augment the Qi Decoction (bû zhöng yì qì täng) was decided upon. Original Chinese: 沈(四三) 脉虚涩。情怀失畅。肝脾气血多郁。半载不愈。难任峻剂。议以局方逍遥散。兼服补中益气。…