Nocturnal Emissions With Dreamsaccording to TCM

Symptom family: Sexual Health Disorders

Parent symptom: Nocturnal Emission

Root Causes of Nocturnal Emissions With Dreams in TCM

Explore below more details about what might cause Nocturnal emissions with dreams according to TCM.

  • By Organ
  • Kidney
  • Heart
Detailed description of the cause

Kidney

In TCM the Kidneys are regarded as the body's most fundamental reservoir of Essence, known as Jing, which influences growth, reproduction, and aging. They are not just organs for filtering blood, but a holistic system governing vital life forces. When the Kidneys malfunction in TCM, it can manifest as a variety of health issues, such as chronic fatigue, reproductive problems, imbalances in fluid metabolism leading to edema or dryness, lower back pain, and a sense of fear or insecurity.... see more

Kidney Patterns That Can Lead to Nocturnal Emissions With Dreams

Pattern Name Relevant Symptoms Relevant Formulas
Kidneys And Heart Not Harmonized Nocturnal emissions with dreams, Palpitations, Restlessness, Insomnia, Vivid dreaming, Anxiety, Poor memory, Dizziness, Tinnitus, Hearing loss, Lower back pain, Evening heat sensation, Dry mouth and throat at night, Preference for sipping, Night sweats, Heat sensation in palms, Scanty and dark urine, Dry stools... see more Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan | Jiao Tai Wan | Qing Xin Lian Zi Yin
Detailed description of the cause

Heart

In TCM the Heart is considered the "emperor" of all organs, primarily responsible for governing Blood and housing the mind, known as "Shen." It plays a crucial role in maintaining mental-emotional equilibrium and controlling the circulation of Qi and blood throughout the body. When the Heart is imbalanced or malfunctions in TCM, it can lead to a range of issues like heart palpitations, insomnia, dream-disturbed sleep, anxiety, and a flushed complexion. Emotional disturbances such as excessive joy or lack of joy are also seen as signs of Heart disharmony. These symptoms reflect not just physical heart conditions but also the state of one's Shen, indicating the interconnectedness of physical and emotional well-being in TCM.... see more

Heart Patterns That Can Lead to Nocturnal Emissions With Dreams

Pattern Name Relevant Symptoms Relevant Formulas
Kidneys And Heart Not Harmonized Nocturnal emissions with dreams, Palpitations, Restlessness, Insomnia, Vivid dreaming, Anxiety, Poor memory, Dizziness, Tinnitus, Hearing loss, Lower back pain, Evening heat sensation, Dry mouth and throat at night, Preference for sipping, Night sweats, Heat sensation in palms, Scanty and dark urine, Dry stools... see more Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan | Jiao Tai Wan | Qing Xin Lian Zi Yin

TCM Herbal Formulas for Nocturnal Emissions With Dreams

Explore below some TCM herbal formulas used to address nocturnal emissions with dreams, organized by cause and by formula type.

  • By Formula Type
  • Formulas that nourish the heart and calm the mind
  • Formulas that clear heat from the organs

All "formulas that nourish the heart and calm the mind" recommended for nocturnal emissions with dreams

Formula Patterns Suitable For (if applicable)
Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan Kidneys And Heart Not Harmonized
Jiao Tai Wan Kidneys And Heart Not Harmonized

TCM Herbs for Nocturnal Emissions With Dreams

Explore below some TCM herbs used to address nocturnal emissions with dreams, organized by herb category.

  • By Herb Category
  • Herbs that cool the blood
  • Herbs that clear heat and dry dampness
  • Herbs that stabilize and bind