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Spotting or Bleeding Between Menses

Kidney Yin Deficiency

Formulas and Herbs:

  • Liang Di Tang (Sheng Di, Di Gu Pi, Xuan Shen, Mai Men Dong, E Jiao, Bai Shao) + Er Zhi Wan (Nu Zhen Zi + Han Lian Cao) + Tu Si Zi, Xu Duan

Acupuncture Points:

  • HT-6
  • KI-6
  • SP-1
  • Duan Hong
  • NO Moxa

Damp-Heat

Formulas and Herbs:

  • Qing Gan Zhi Ling Tang (Dang Gui, Bai Shao, Sheng Di, E Jiao, Huai Niu Xi, Huang Bai, Mu Dan Pi, Xiang Fu, Lu Dou and sometimes Fu Ling, Yi Yi Ren for dampness)
  • Liu Wei Di Huang Wan

Modifications:

  • With heavy bleeding: Niu Xi, Mu Dan Pi
  • With Spleen Qi Deficiency: + Huo Po
  • With Spleen Qi Deficiency with a greasy coat: + Cang Zhu

Acupuncture Points:

  • SP-9
  • LIV-5
  • SP-1,8
  • ST-36
  • REN-7,9
  • BL-22,32

Blood (Xue) Stagnation

Formulas and Herbs:

  • Zhu Yu Zhi Xue Tang (Da Huang, Sheng Di, Dang Gui Wei, Chi Shao, Mu Dan Pi, Zhi Ke, Gui Ban, Tao Ren)

Modifications:

  • With period: Dang Gui Wei, + Pu Huang, San Qi, Yi Mu Cao
  • With Liver Qi Stagnation: + Chai Hu, Chuan Lian Zi
  • With Xue Heat: + Huang Qin, Zhi Zi, Di Yu
  • With Cold Stagnation: + Pao Jiang, Ai Ye
  • With Qi Deficiency: + Huang Qi
  • With lower back soreness: + Sang Ji Sheng, Xu Duan

Acupuncture Points:

  • REN-3,4
  • Zigong
  • SP-6,8,10
  • LIV-3
  • P-6

References Used

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