Vaginal Prolapseaccording to TCM

Symptom family: Gynecological Conditions

Did you mean? Uterine Prolapse

Root Causes of Vaginal Prolapse in TCM

Explore below more details about what might cause Vaginal prolapse according to TCM.

  • By Syndrome
  • Qi Sinking
Detailed description of the cause

Qi Sinking

Qi Sinking is a pattern of disharmony in TCM where the body's energy, or Qi, is thought to "sink" or drop down. Imagine a balloon slowly deflating and falling; that's similar to what happens with Qi Sinking. This can lead to feelings of heaviness, fatigue, and even physical symptoms like prolapse of organs or frequent urination. It's as if the body's energy, which usually supports and holds things in place, isn't able to do its job properly. TCM views this as an imbalance where the uplifting and supporting qualities of Qi are weakened.... see more

Qi Sinking Patterns That Can Lead to Vaginal Prolapse

Pattern Name Relevant Symptoms Relevant Formulas
Qi Collapsing or Qi Sinking Vagina prolapse, Uterine prolapse, Prolapsed bladder, Stomach prolapse, Nephroptosis, Anus prolapse, Bearing down sensation in abdomen, Hemorrhoids, Chronic diarrhea, Frequent and urgent urination, Urinary incontinence, Generalized fatigue, Low energy, Intestines prolapse, Vaginal prolapse... see more Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang | Du Shen Tang

TCM Herbal Formulas for Vaginal Prolapse

Explore below some TCM herbal formulas used to address vaginal prolapse, organized by cause and by formula type.

  • By Cause
  • By Formula Type
  • Qi Sinking
  • Formulas that tonify qi
  • Formulas that rescue devastated yang

All Formulas Recommended for Vaginal Prolapse Caused by Qi Sinking

Formula Patterns Suitable For
Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang Qi Collapsing or Qi Sinking
Du Shen Tang Qi Collapsing or Qi Sinking

Acupoints for Vaginal Prolapse

Explore below some acupoints used to address vaginal prolapse, organized by meridian.

  • By Meridian
  • Governing Vessel
  • Gall Bladder Channel
Baihui DU-20

Baihui DU-20

At the vertex, at the junction of a line connecting the apex of the ears and the midline, in the depression 7 cun above the posterior hairline and 5 cun behind the anterior hairline.

Daimai GB-26

Daimai GB-26

Level with the umbilicus, directly below Zhangmen LIV-13 which is on the free end of the 11th rib.