Symptom family: Sensory Disorders
See more details below about Xin Yi San, a herbal formula used to address loss of smell.
Loss of smell can be treated by these formulas when it results from external wind invasion disrupting the body's surface and normal function, requiring wind-dispersing actions.
Explore below some acupoints used to address loss of smell, organized by meridian.
1.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline and 2.5 cun within the anterior hairline. On the other hand, this point is at the medial third and lateral two-thirds of the distance from anterior midline to the line vertically from Touwei ST-8. Chengguang BL-6 is also 1.5 cun posterior to Wuchu BL-5.
1.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline and 4 cun within the anterior hairline.
Explore below some TCM herbs used to address loss of smell, organized by herb category.
Loss of smell can be treated by these herbs when there is a need to dispel external cold and warm the body, especially in cases where there is insufficient Yang energy internally.
Loss of smell can be treated by these herbs when the body needs to harmonize with external environmental changes, particularly when there's a need to expel pathogenic factors like wind or cold without overly cooling the body.