Summer Heat with Heat Stagnation in the Liver and Gallbladder

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Pattern factsheet

Related conditions: Heatstroke

Diagnosis

Summer Heat with Heat Stagnation in the Liver and Gallbladder is a pattern of disharmony in Chinese Medicine.

Chinese Medicine views the human body as a complex system that tends toward harmony. A pattern of disharmony is a disorder that prevents that harmony from occurring.

Patterns aren't exactly the Chinese Medicine equivalent to Western diseases, they're rather the underlying causes behind diseases or health conditions. Here Summer Heat with Heat Stagnation in the Liver and Gallbladder is thought to sometimes induce conditions such as heatstroke.

Diagnosing Summer Heat with Heat Stagnation in the Liver and Gallbladder

The Liver is a so-called "Zang" Organ. Learn more about the Liver in Chinese Medicine

Diagnosing a pattern in Chinese Medicine is no easy feat and should be left to professional practitioners.

Herbal formulas used to treat Summer Heat with Heat Stagnation in the Liver and Gallbladder

Bi Yu San

Source date: 1172 AD

Number of ingredients: 3 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat, cools Blood and relieves toxicity. Promotes urination. Eliminates Summer-Heat. Stops convulsions.

Formula summary

Bi Yu San is a 3-ingredient Chinese Medicine formula with Talc (Hua Shi) as a principal ingredient. Invented in 1172 AD, it belongs to the category of formulas that dispel Summer-Heat and facilitate resolution of Dampness.

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Most important herbs used to treat Summer Heat with Heat Stagnation in the Liver and Gallbladder