Impaired consciousness according to Chinese Medicine

A herbal formula that might help with impaired consciousness

Niu Huang Qing Xin Wan

Source date: 1568 AD

Number of ingredients: 6 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat and resolves Toxicity. Calms the Mind. Opens up the Orifices.

Why might Niu Huang Qing Xin Wan help with impaired consciousness?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Heat invading the Pericardium' of which impaired consciousness is a symptom.

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Acupuncture points used for impaired consciousness

Ox Gallstone might help with impaired consciousness

Why might Ox Gallstone (Niu Huang) help with impaired consciousness?

Because it is a key herb in Niu Huang Qing Xin Wan, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with impaired consciousness as a symptom)

Ox Gallstones is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and Detoxifies. Calms Liver-Wind. As an aromatic it opens the cavities to expel phlegm.

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Other symptoms often associated with impaired consciousness

Fever Irritability General sensation of unease Delirious speech