Cold Sensation In Lower Abdomenaccording to TCM

Root Causes of Cold Sensation In Lower Abdomen in TCM

Explore below more details about what might cause Cold sensation in lower abdomen according to TCM.

  • By Syndrome
  • Cold
Detailed description of the cause


In TCM "Cold" as a pattern of disharmony refers to a specific type of imbalance within the body's systems, often linked to a deficiency or weakness. It's not about feeling physically cold or having a common cold, but rather a metaphorical description of certain symptoms and underlying conditions. When a TCM practitioner says someone suffers from "Cold," it usually implies that the body's Yang energy, which is warm and active, is insufficient or overpowered by Yin energy, which is cool and passive. Symptoms of Cold in TCM can include a general feeling of coldness, cold limbs, pale complexion, low energy, slow metabolism, and a preference for warmth. ... see more

Cold Patterns That Can Lead to Cold Sensation In Lower Abdomen

Pattern Name Relevant Symptoms Relevant Formulas
Full Cold in the Directing and Penetraing Vessels Cold in the lower abdomen, Menstrual cramps, Cold sensation in lower abdomen, Infertility, Late menstruation, Dark menstrual clots, Postpartum abdominal pain, Abnormal uterine bleeding, Uterine hypoplasia, Endometrial hyperplasia, Endometriosis... see more Wen Jing Tang

TCM Herbal Formulas for Cold Sensation In Lower Abdomen

See more details below about Wen Jing Tang, a herbal formula used to address cold sensation in lower abdomen.

  • By Cause
  • By Formula Type
  • Cold
  • Formulas that invigorate blood and dispel blood stagnation

Acupoints for Cold Sensation In Lower Abdomen

Explore below some acupoints used to address cold sensation in lower abdomen, organized by meridian.

  • By Meridian
  • Spleen Channel
  • Directing Vessel
  • Large Intestine Channel
Daheng SP-15

Daheng SP-15

On the mammillary line 4 cun lateral to the umbilicus center.

Guanyuan REN-4

Guanyuan REN-4

On the midline of the abdomen, 3 cun below the umbilicus.

Shousanli LI-10

Shousanli LI-10

When a fist is made, with the ulnar side downward and elbow flexed, the point is 2 cun distal to Quchi LI-11 of the line joining Yangxi LI-5 and Quchi LI-11.