Liver Qi Stagnation - Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostic Patterns

Welcome Guest!

  • Join Our Community
  • Joining allows participation in our forums and access to other services.
  • View All Recent Members and Posts
  • Read Our Forums
  • View Member Submitted Articles and News
  • Our Community Has 14152 Members, 3958 Articles and Forum Posts and 4392 Comments.

    General Signs and Symptoms of Liver Qi Stagnation

    General Signs & Symptoms:
    Chest distention, hypochondriac pain a/or distention, sighing, nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, diarrhea, depression, moodiness, plum pit qi, PMS, breast tenderness, painful a/or irregular menstruation

    Conditions that may arise from Liver Qi Stagnation

    Listed below are western medical conditions and/or general symptoms that may arise from this particular TCM pattern. The condition page that they link to will have the majority of commonly related patterns for this specific condition.

    Pattern Related Conditions/Symptoms Other Possible TCM Patterns
    Amenorrhea (Absence of Menstruation) Blood Stagnation, Kidney Qi Deficiency, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Cold Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Asthma Kidney Qi Deficiency, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Cold, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat, Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold, Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Atherosclerosis Blood Stagnation, Kidney Qi Deficiency, Liver Qi Stagnation, Phlegm Stagnation
    Chest Pain Blood Stagnation, Liver Cold Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Phlegm Fire, Phlegm Stagnation
    Gallstones (Cholelithiasis) Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation
    Chronic Cholecystitis Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation
    Depression Blood Stagnation, Heart Yin Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain/Cramps) Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Endometriosis Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation
    Fever Blood Stagnation, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat, Stomach Fire
    Forgetfulness Heart Qi Deficiency, Kidney Jing Deficiency, Liver Qi Stagnation, Phlegm Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Gastritis Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency, Stomach Dampness, Stomach Qi Deficiency, Stomach Yin Deficiency
    Goiter Liver Qi Stagnation, Phlegm Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Headache Blood Stagnation, Kidney Qi Deficiency, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Wind, Liver Yang Rising, Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold, Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Heat
    Hepatitis (B or C) Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency
    Hepato-Cirrhosis Kidney Yang Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency, Spleen Yang Deficiency, Stomach Dampness
    Herpes Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Attacking the Spleen, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Wind
    Hyperlipidemia Kidney Yang Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency, Phlegm Stagnation, Spleen Yang Deficiency, Stomach Blood Stagnation, Stomach Fire, Stomach Qi Deficiency
    Hyperthyroidism Heart Yin Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yang Rising, Liver Yin Deficiency, Phlegm Stagnation
    Hypochondriac Pain Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency
    Impotence (Erectile Dysfunction) Heart Qi Deficiency, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Indigestion Liver Attacking the Spleen, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency, Stomach Food Stagnation, Stomach Qi Deficiency
    Infertility Blood Stagnation, Kidney Jing Deficiency, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency, Stomach Qi Deficiency
    Irregular Menstruation Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Kidney Yang Deficiency, Large Intestine Cold, Large Intestine Damp Heat, Large Intestine Dryness, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency, Spleen Yang Deficiency
    Leukorrhea Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Liver Cancer - Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) Heat in the Blood, Kidney Yin Deficiency, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Meniere's Disease Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Wind, Liver Yang Rising, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Neurasthenia Heart Qi Deficiency, Liver Fire, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Neuritis Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Wind
    Neurosis Liver Qi Stagnation
    Pancreatitis Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Yin Deficiency, Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Pneumothorax Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Dampness - Phlegm Heat, Lung Qi Deficiency, Lung Wind Invasion - Wind Cold, Phlegm Stagnation, Spleen Qi Deficiency
    Raynaud's Disease Blood Stagnation, Liver and Gallbladder Damp Heat, Liver Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation
    Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Heart Blood Deficiency, Heart Qi Deficiency, Heart Yin Deficiency, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Liver Qi Stagnation, Lung Qi Deficiency, Lung Yin Deficiency, Spleen Qi Deficiency, Spleen Yang Deficiency, Stomach Qi Deficiency, Stomach Yin Deficiency
    Trauma Blood Stagnation, Liver Qi Stagnation, Shen Disturbance
    Ulcerative Colitis Blood Stagnation, Kidney Yang Deficiency, Liver Qi Stagnation, Spleen and Stomach Damp Heat, Spleen Qi Deficiency, Spleen Yang Deficiency

    Be Friends With Us...


    Related Formulas From Our Store for Liver Qi Stagnation

    Below you will find Chinese Herbal Medicine formulas that we have available in our store that may be appropriate for this TCM diagnostic pattern.

    Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Wan - Headache, Vertigo, Dizziness, Cold Limbs Herbal Formula
    Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Wan - Dizziness, Vertigo, Herbal Formula

    Uses: Headache, Dizziness, Cold Limbs, Irritable. Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Wan (Pian) translates into english as the "Pinellia, Atractylodis...



    Chai Hu Long Gu Mu Li Wan - Anxiety, Bipolar, Insomnia Herbal Formula
    Chai Hu Long Gu Mu Li Wan - Anxiety, Bipolar, Insomnia Herbal Formula

    Uses: Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Insomnia, Irritability. Chai Hu Long Gu Mu Li Wan (Chai Hu Long Gu Mu Li Pian, Chai Hu Jia Long Gu Mu Li Tang...



    Da Bu Gan Wan - Hepatitis, Alcohol Damage, Liver Health Herbal Formula
    Hepatitis Liver Damage Herbal Formula

    Uses: Hepatitis, Alcohol Liver Damage, Fatty Liver. Da Bu Gan Wan (Da Bu Gan Pian), literally "Major Liver Nutrition Pills" in...



    Gan Mai Da Zao Pian - Insomnia, Nightsweats Herbal Formula
    Gan Mai Da Zao Wan - Insomnia, Nightsweats Formula

    Uses: Insomnia, Nightsweats, Depression. Gan Mai Da Zao Wan (Gan Mai Da Zao Pian), literally "Licorice, Triticum & Jujube Pills...



    Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan - Depression, Irritability, PMS Herbal Formula
    Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan - PMS, Depression Herbal Formula

    Uses: Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Irritability, PMS. Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan (Jia Wei Xiao Yao Pian, Jia Wei Xiao Yao San, Free & Easy...



    Pian Tou Tong Wan - Migraine, Headaches Herbal Formul
    Pian Tou Tong Wan - Migraines Headaches Herbal Formula

    Uses: Migraines, Vascular Headaches, Catatonic Headaches, Neuralgia. Pian Tou Tong Wan (Pian Tou Tong Pian), literally "Migraine...



    Shu Gan Wan - Acid Reflux, Distention, Liver Stagnation Herbal Formula
    Shu Gan Wan - Acid Regurgitation, Distention, Liver Stagnation Formula

    Uses: Acid Reflux, Abdominal Distention, Liver Stagnation. Shu Gan Wan (Shu Gan Pian), literally "Liver Comfort Pills" in Chinese,...



    Xiao Yao Wan - PMS, Stress, Anxiety, Depression Herbal Formula

    Uses: Stress, Depression, Anxiety, PMS. Xiao Yao Wan (Xiao Yao Pian, Xiao Yao San, free & easy wanderer) is an extremely well known...



    Yi Guan Jian Wan - Reflux, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Distension Herbal Formula
    Yi Guan Jian Wan - Reflux, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Distension Herbal Formula

    Uses: Reflux, Heartburn, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Distension, Insomnia.



    Chinese Herbal Formulas for Liver Qi Stagnation

    Below you will find practitioner level information regarding TCM Herbal Formulas that are applicable to this pattern.

    Formula Name General Usage Functional Grouping Combinations
    Ban Xia Bai Zhu Tian Ma Wan - Pinellia, Atractylodis and Gastrodia Combination - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Warm and Transform Cold-Phlegm, Treat Phlegm
    Ban Xia Hou Po Wan - Pinellia & Magnolia Pills - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Promote the Movement of Qi, Regulate the Qi
    Chai Hu Jia Long Gu Mu Li Wan - Bupleurum, Dragon Bone, and Oyster Shell Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

    Used for heat that is lodged in the chest affecting all yang stages, also for phlegm in the liver/gall bladder.  Generally used for a range of psychological conditions, aiding with drug withdrawal and related issues.  Symptoms include...  Read Full Details...

    Calm the Spirit, Sedate and Calm the Spirit
    Chai Hu Shu Gan Wan - Bupleurum Powder to Spread the Liver Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen, Harmonize
    Da Bu Gan Wan - Major Liver Nutrition Pills - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon....

      Read Full Details...
    Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen, Harmonize
    Die Da Wan - Trauma Healing Pill - TCM Herbal Formula

    Useful for many types of traumatic injuries, broken bones, sprains, fractures, etc. anywhere in the body.  Also useful for fixed abdominal masses, ulcerations, sciatica, arthritis, pelvic inflammatory disease and angina among others.

    ...  Read Full Details...
    Invigorate the Blood from Traumatic Injury, Invigorate the Blood
    Gan Bing Zhi Ben Wan - Liver Disease Recovery Pills - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Promote the Movement of Qi, Regulate the Qi
    Gan Mai Da Zao Wan - Licorice, Wheat, and Jujube Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

    Used for anxiety/depression/manic issues with a tendency towards losing self-control (crying fits, excessive yawning, etc.).  This set of symptoms is known as restless organ disorder in TCM.  General symptoms are disorientation, crying...  Read Full Details...

    Calm the Spirit, Nourish the Heart and Calm the Spirit
    Jia Wei Xiao Yao Wan - Free and Easy Wanderer Pills - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen, Harmonize
    Pian Tou Tong Wan - Migraine Pills - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen, Harmonize
    Ren Shen Shou Wu Wan - Ginseng Fo-Ti Pills - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Tonify the Qi and Blood, Tonify
    Shu Gan Wan - Liver Comfort Pills -TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen, Harmonize
    Xiao Chai Hu Tang Wan - Minor Bupleurum Decoction Formula - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen, Harmonize
    Xiao Yao Wan - Free and Easy Wanderer - TCM Herbal Formula

    Depression, anxiety, Headache, vertigo, hypochondriac pain, fatigue, poor appetite, bitter taste in the mouth.  In women - PMS, breast distention, irregular menstruation, fertility issues.

    The Pulse will be wiry and deficient and the...  Read Full Details...

    Regulate and Harmonize the Liver and Spleen, Harmonize
    Xue Fu Zhu Yu Wan - Blood Stasis Relief Pills - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Invigorate the Blood and Dispel Blood Stasis, Invigorate the Blood
    Yi Guan Jian Wan - Linking Decoction - TCM Herbal Formula

    Coming Soon...

      Read Full Details...
    Tonify the Yin, Tonify

    Acupuncture Theory Information

    Below you find acupuncture points and protocols that are commonly involved with the resolution of this particular TCM diagnosis.