Flashcards in Neurodermatitis Deck (20):
chronic lichenified skin lesion
loosely applied to atopic dermatitis
1) W-D---> heat--->block skin (acute)
2) elderly/constitution/illness/emotion--->damage blood/yin (chronic)
1) W-D with heat
2) blood XU with wind-dryness
long duration, whitish gray color of skin in affected area which thickens coarsens, dry skin, sloughing off of scales, palpitations, insomnia, fatigue, weakness
blood XU with W-dryness
blood XU with W-dryness T/P
T- pale, white coat
P- fine, weak
blood XU with W-dryness points
ashi, LI-11, SP-10, SP-6, UB-17
short duration, coalescing of the skin lesions into a patch and thickening and coarsening of the affected skin with red spots and scarring
W-D with heat
W-D with heat T
T- red red spots on tip, yellow coat
W-D with heat points
ashi, SP-9, SP-3, LU-9, GB-20
GB-20, DU-14, SP-10, LI-11, PC-6, UB-40, HT-7, K-6, ashi
which meridians do you use for W-D with heat?
which meridians do you use for blood XU with W-dryness?
foot yangming and taiyin
everyday is ideal, 3x/week is realistic
1) surrounding needle technique
2) moxa- stick (around outside first then toward center)
-rice moxa with garlic
4) plumblossom *most effective- ashi strong first, bilateral spine gently second, do until red * can use herbs and moxa on lesion after plumblossom
5) electro- use with surrounding needle (4 pts), low freq.
6) auricular- a) LU, shenmen, adrenal, endocrine, LIV + affected area
b) bleed veins on back of ear (3-5 drops)
plumblossom for face
LI-11, LI-4, PC-6
plumblossom for upper limb
LI-11, PC-6, UB-13/15
plumblossom lower limb
SP-10, ST-36, UB-23
UB-20/21, RN-4, SP-6
1) She lin cang= "lining-the collar sore"
2) Niu pi xian= "oxide lichen"