The information provided here is not a replacement for a doctor. You shouldn't use it for the purpose of self-diagnosing or self-medicating but rather so you can have a more informed discussion with a professional TCM practitioner.
Yang Excess 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 Yang Excess is thought to sometimes induce conditions such as hypertension, cholecystitis or schizophrenia (as well as fourteen others).
Please keep in mind that a Western Medicine condition can be caused by several Chinese Medicine patterns of disharmony and vice versa. As such a patient suffering from one of the conditions below will not necessarily be suffering from Yang Excess, it is just one pattern that's commonly associated with the condition. Click on a condition to learn what other patterns it's associated with.
Hypertension Cholecystitis Schizophrenia Appendicitis Asthma Hemorrhoids Icteric hepatitis Pancreatis Urinary stones Bacterial dysentery Encephalitis Influenza Lobar pneumonia Purulent tonsillitis Cardiopulmonary disease Enuresis Stroke
'Excess' as a body pattern in Chinese Medicine is one of the so-called "Eight Principles". Learn more about Excess / Full in Chinese Medicine
Diagnosing a pattern in Chinese Medicine is no easy feat and should be left to professional practitioners.
Source date: 220 AD
Number of ingredients: 4 herbs
Key actions: Purges Heat from the Stomach and Intestines. Relieves constipation.
Da Cheng Qi Tang is a 4-ingredient Chinese Medicine formula with Rhubarb (Da Huang) as a principal ingredient. Invented in 220 AD, it belongs to the category of formulas that purge Heat accumulation.