Loss Of Smellaccording to TCM

Symptom family: Sensory Disorders

TCM Herbal Formulas for Loss Of Smell

See more details below about Xin Yi San, a herbal formula used to address loss of smell.

  • By Formula Type
  • Formulas that dredge and disperse external wind

Acupoints for Loss Of Smell

Explore below some acupoints used to address loss of smell, organized by meridian.

  • By Meridian
  • Bladder Channel
  • Governing Vessel
  • Large Intestine Channel
  • Lung Channel
  • Triple Burner Channel
Chengguang BL-6

Chengguang BL-6

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.

Tongtian BL-7

Tongtian BL-7

1.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline and 4 cun within the anterior hairline.

Tianzhu BL-10

Tianzhu BL-10

1.3 cun lateral to Yamen DU-15 on the posterior midline, 0.5 cun above the posterior hairline, on the lateral side of trapezius muscle.

Shangxing DU-23

Shangxing DU-23

On the head midline, 1 cun within anterior to the front hairline, 4 cun anterior to Baihui DU-20.

Suliao DU-25

Suliao DU-25

In a depression on the tip of the nose.

Renzhong DU-26

Renzhong DU-26

Below the nose, a little above the midpoint of the philtrum.

Kouheliao LI-19

Kouheliao LI-19

Directly below the lateral margin of the nostril, level with Renzhong DU-26.

Yingxiang LI-20

Yingxiang LI-20

In the nasolabrial groove, at the level of the midpoint of the lateral border of ala nasi.

Lieque LU-7

Lieque LU-7

Above the styloid process of the radius, about 1.5 cun proximal to the wrist crease (wrist joint space) in a V-shaped depression.

Tianyou TB-16

Tianyou TB-16

Posterior and inferior to the mastoid process, on the posterior border of sternocleidomastoid muscle, level with Tianrong SI-17 and Tianzhu BL-10.

TCM Herbs for Loss Of Smell

Explore below some TCM herbs used to address loss of smell, organized by herb category.

  • By Herb Category
  • Warm/Acrid herbs that release the exterior
  • Cool/Acrid herbs that release the exterior