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In Chinese Medicine, hemorrhage is sometimes associated with Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney Yin, a so-called "patterns of disharmony". Chinese Medicine sees the body as a system, not a sum of isolated parts. A "pattern" is when the system's harmony is disrupted. It is not equivalent to the Western concept of "disease" because both concepts arise from totally different ways of seeing the human body.
To understand whether someone's hemorrhage might be caused by the pattern Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney Yin, one needs to look for signs and symptoms associated with the pattern beyond what one might typically experience from hemorrhage alone. Indeed if hemorrhage is caused by Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney Yin, patients also experience symptoms such as sore knees, soreness and weakness in the lower back, weak knees and dry mouth.
We've listed below a more detailed description of Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney Yin so that you can have a better understanding of where hemorrhage might find its root according to Chinese Medicine.
Once identified, patterns are often treated using herbal formulas. Drinking herbal infusions is the most common remedy in Chinese Medicine, together with acupuncture. Here we detail below Er Zhi Wan, a formula that can help treat Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney Yin.
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Tongue color: Red
Recommended herbal formula: Er Zhi Wan
Symptoms: Insomnia Dry mouth Dizziness Hair loss Sore knees Weak knees Dry tongue Hair Graying Blurred vision Dream disturbed sleep Spontaneous and nocturnal emissions Soreness and weakness in the lower back
Hemorrhage might be due to Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney Yin if the condition is paired with typical pattern symptoms such as sore knees, soreness and weakness in the lower back, weak knees and dry mouth.
Source date: 1534 AD
Number of ingredients: 2 herbs
Key actions: Nourishes Liver Yin. Nourishes Kidney Yin.
Because it is a formula often recommended to help treat Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney Yin, a pattern sometimes associated with hemorrhage. If it looks like you might suffer from Deficiency of the Liver and Kidney Yin, this formula might help (although please seek confirmation with a professional practitioner beforehand).