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1

patterns:

1) depressive heat in LU/ST
2) D-H in MJ
3) blood stg
4) disharmony Chong-Ren

2

enduring purple scars, nodular papules, possible painful menstruation with clots

Blood stg

3

blood stg T/P

T- dark, purple, purple spots
P- wiry, choppy

4

acne fluctuates as the cycle of menstruation, worse before and better after, irregular and painful menstruation, moody, breast, tender

disharmony between Chong and Ren

5

disharmony Chong-Ren T/P:

T- dark, purple
P- thready

6

red face with red lesions which feel hot and may be painful and there are papules, strong appetite, bad breath, thirst with a desire for cold drinks, dry stool, constipation, scanty yellow urine

Depressive heat in LU/ST

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Depressive heat in LU/ST T/P:

T- red, yellow coat
P- slippery, rapid

8

red, painful lesions with pustules on top, itching, yellowish watery discharge, oily skin, strong appetite, bad breath, scanty dark yellow urine

D-H in MJ

9

D-H in MJ T/P

T- red with thick yellow greasy coat
P- slippery rapid, soft rapid

10

D-H in MJ points

ST-25, SP-9

11

basic points:

LI-11, LI-4, ST-36, SP-6, SP-10, UB-13, Ashi

12

ALT remedies:

1) auricular: LU, SP, LI, endocrine, adrenal
2) pricking needle technique (sterilize, pinch, prick)
3) bleeding technique (Du-14, UB-13/17, taiyang, LU-5, UB-40
4) herbs (Pi pa ching fe= clear heat from LU)

13

EDU:

1) reg. diet
2) decrease cosmetics
3) wash face gently 2-3x/day
4) do not pick face
5) reg. emotions
6) sunshine helps
7) avoid constipation to remove toxins

14

how many layers of skin?

2:
epidermis, dermis