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Zang Fu diagnosis dictionary


  • abdominal distension and pain, bitty stools: Qi stagnation in the Large Intestine.
  • abdominal fullness, feeling of heaviness, sticky tongue coating: Cold-Dampness Invading the Spleen.
  • abdominal fullness, feeling of heaviness, sticky-yellow coating: Damp-Heat Invading the Spleen.
  • abdominal pain, borborygmi, diarrhea: Small Intestine Deficient and Cold.
  • abdominal pain, diarrhea with mucus and blood in the stools: Damp-Heat in the Large Intestine.
  • abdominal pain, tongue ulcers, scanty-dark-painful urination: Full-Heat in the Small Intestine.
  • aversion to cold, sneezing, floating pulse: Invasion of Lungs by Wind-Cold.
  • bearing down sensation, weak pulse: Spleen-Qi Sinking.
  • blurred vision, dry eyes, uncoated tongue: Liver-Yin Deficiency.
  • blurred vision, scanty periods, dull-pale complexion, pale tongue: Liver-Blood deficiency.
  • bright-white complexion, daytime sweating, depression, dislike of speaking, palpitations, slight shortness of breath, tiredness, weak voice, pale tongue and empty pulse in both front positions: Lung and Heart-Qi Deficiency.
  • burning on urination, dark urine, difficult urination: Damp-Heat in the Bladder.
  • burning sensation in epigastrium, thirst with desire to drink cold liquids, thick‐yellow coating, red tongue. Tongue: red center, yellow-dry coating. Pulse: rapid overflowing right middle position: Stomach-Fire.
  • children: poor bone development; adults: weak knees, falling hair, weak sexual activity: Kidney-Essence Deficiency.
  • chronic cough with profuse white sputum, thick-sticky white tongue coating: Damp-Phlegm in the Lungs.
  • chronic diarrhea, feeling of cold in the back, deep-weak pulse: Kidney and Spleen-Yang Deficiency.
  • chronic diarrhea, prolapse ani: Collapse of Large Intestine.
  • cold in the back, abundant-clear urination, pale tongue, deep pulse: Kidney-Yang Deficiency.
  • constipation, abdominal pain, fever, thick-dry-yellow coating, Big pulse: Heat obstructing the Large Intestine.
  • cough with expectoration of white‐watery sputum, aggravated by exposure to cold, cold feeling, cold hands, phlegm in the throat, dizziness, feeling of oppression and/or cold in the chest, feeling of heaviness, heaviness in the head. Tongue: swollen, wet with sticky white coating. Pulse: slippery-slow: Cold-phlegm in the Lungs.
  • cough with white-watery-frothy sputum: Phlegm-Fluids Obstructing the Lungs.
  • cough, feeling of heat, thirst, red tongue with yellow coating: Lung Heat.
  • cough, yellow or green sputum, thick-sticky yellow coating, rapid-slippery pulse: Phlegm-heat in the Lungs.
  • cyanosis of lips, hidden‐minute pulse, cold limbs: Heart-Yang Collapse.
  • dark and clotted menstrual blood, purple tongue: Liver-Blood Stasis.
  • difficult urination, feeling of heaviness, turbid urine: Damp-Cold in the Bladder.
  • discomfort in the epigastrium which is better after eating, tiredness, cold limbs: Stomach Deficient and Cold.
  • discomfort of chest, palpitations, insomnia: Blood deficiency of the pericardium.
  • distension, feeling of heat, irritability, red sides of tongue, Wiry pulse: Stagnant Liver-Qi Turning into Heat.
  • dribbling after urination, nocturnal emissions without dreams: Kidney-Qi Not Firm.
  • dry cough with occasional expectoration of scanty sputum, feeling of oppression of the chest: Dry-Phlegm in the Lungs.
  • dry cough, dizziness, tinnitus, night sweating, and tongue without coating: Kidney and Lung-Yin Deficiency.
  • dry cough, weak-hoarse voice, dry throat, night sweating: Lung-Yin Deficiency.
  • dry cought, dry throat, hoarse voice, dry tongue that is not red: Lung-Dryness.
  • dry eyes, dry throat, night sweating, scanty menstruation, red-peeled tongue: Kidney-and Liver-Yin Deficiency.
  • dry mouth at night, night sweating, red-peeled tongue: Kidney-Yin Deficiency.
  • dry stools which are difficult to discharge, thin body: Large Intestine Dry.
  • dry stools, burning sensation in anus, thick-yellow-dry coating: Heat in the Large Intestine.
  • dull epigastric pain, dry mouth, tongue without coating "without root" in the centre: Stomach-Yin Deficiency.
  • edema especially of legs and ankles, cold feeling in legs and back, fullness and distension of abdomen, soreness of lower back, feeling cold, scanty-clear urination: Kidney-Yang Deficient, Water Overflowing.
  • edema especially of legs and ankles, cold feeling in legs and back, fullness and distension of abdomen, soreness of lower back, feeling cold, scanty-clear urination, palpitations, breathlessness, cold hands: Kidney-Yang Deficient, Water overflowing to the heart.
  • edema especially of legs and ankles, cold feeling in legs and back, fullness and distension of abdomen, soreness of lower back, feeling cold, scanty-clear urination. Thin-watery-frothy sputum, cough, asthma and breathlessness on exertion: Kidney-Yang Deficient, Water Overflowing to the lungs.
  • Epigastric distention, belching, and irritability: Stomach-Qi stagnation.
  • epigastric fullness, feeling of heaviness, nausea, sticky-yellow coating: Damp-Heat in the Stomach.
  • epigastric fullness, sour regurgitation, thick coating: Retention of Food in the Stomach.
  • feeling of distension in the chest, palpitations: Qi stagnation in the pericardium.
  • feeling of oppression and pain of the chest, all the mental symptoms: Phlegm-fire harassing the pericardium.
  • feeling of oppression of epigastrium, less thirst, mucus in stools, expectoration of phlegm, mental derangement. Tongue: yellow-sticky coating. Pulse: slippery, overflowing, rapid: Stomach-Phlegm-Fire.
  • fever at night, delirium, tongue red without coating: Heat in the pericardium.
  • fever, aversion to cold, sore throat, floating-rapid pulse: Invasion of Lungs by Wind-Heat.                                                             
  • fine pulse, pale tongue and bleeding: Spleen not Controlling Blood.
  • fine tremor, dizziness, blurred vision, numbness or tingling of limbs, poor memory, insomnia, scanty periods, pale tongue, wiry-fine pulse: wiry-fine: Liver-blood deficiency generating wind.
  • frequent-pale-abundant urination: Bladder Deficient and Cold.
  • fullness in abdomen and hypochondrium, feeling of heaviness, nausea, bitter or sticky taste, sticky yellow coating, slippery pulse: Damp-Heat in the Liver.
  • fullness of epigastrium, hypochondriac pain and a thick-sticky-yellow tongue coating: Obstruction of Spleen by Dampness with Stagnation of Liver-Qi.
  • headache, irritability, wiry pulse: Liver-Yang Rising.
  • high temperature, convulsions, stiff tongue: Extreme Heat generating Wind.
  • hypochondriac and chest distension, depression, moodiness, Wiry pulse: Liver-Qi Stagnation.
  • hypochondriac fullness, bitter taste and thick-sticky yellow coating on the right side: Damp-Heat in the Gall-Bladder.
  • hypochondriac fullness, feeling of heaviness and sticky unilateral coating: Dampness in the Gall-Bladder.
  • hypochondriac or epigastric distension, sighing, hiccup, nausea, irritability, wiry pulse: Rebellious Liver-Qi.
  • hypochondrium fullness, bitter taste, nausea, sticky yellow coating on right side, genital skin rashes itching: Damp-Heat in Gall Bladder and Liver.
  • hypogastric pain referring to scrotum, wiry-deep-slow pulse: Stagnation of Cold in the Liver Channel.
  • irritability, distension and pain in epigastrium and hypochondrium, fullness in epigastrium, sour regurgitation, belching, nausea, vomiting: Rebellious Liver-Qi Invading the Stomach.
  • irritability, tinnitus/deafness (sudden onset), temporal headache, dizziness, red face and eyes, thirst, bitter taste, dream‐disturbed sleep, constipation, dark-yellow urine, bleeding, red tongue, yellow and dry coating: Liver-Fire generating Wind.
  • irritability, red face, red eyes, red tongue with yellow coating: Liver-Fire Blazing Upwards.
  • loose stools, cold limbs, Fine pulse: Large Intestine Cold.
  • loose stools, feeling cold, cold limbs and tiredness: Spleen-Yang Deficiency.
  • lower abdominal twisting pain, borborygmi, Deep-Wiry pulse: Small Intestine-Qi pain.
  • malar flush, mental restlessness, dry throat at night, feeling of heat in the afternoon, red-peeled tongue: Kidney-Yin Deficient, Empty-Fire Blazing.
  • mental confusion, rattling sound in throat, sticky-slippery tongue coating: Phlegm Misting the Mind.
  • nausea, belching: Stomach-Qi Rebelling Upwards.
  • pain in the heart region, cyanosis of lips, purple tongue: Heart-Blood Stasis.
  • palpitations, dizziness, blurred vision, insomnia, poor memory, Pale tongue: Heart- and Liver-Blood Deficiency.
  • palpitations, feeling of cold, cold limbs, deep pulse: Heart-Yang Deficiency
  • palpitations, feeling of oppression or distension of the chest, depression, slight lump in the throat, slight shortness of breath, sighing, poor appetite, dislike lying down, weak cold limbs, pale, purplish lips. Tongue: Pale-purple. Pulse: Empty, slightly overflowing on left front: Heart-Qi stagnation.
  • palpitations, feeling of tightness in the chest, thirst, bitter taste, insomnia: Pericardium-fire.
  • palpitations, insomnia, night sweating, red-peeled tongue with redder tip and midline crack: Kidney and Heart not Harmonized.
  • palpitations, insomnia, poor memory, pale tongue: Heart-Blood Deficiency.
  • palpitations, insomnia, poor memory, pale tongue: Spleen- and Heart-Blood Deficiency.
  • palpitations, mental restlessness, feeling of heat, malar flush, red-peeled tongue, deep midline crack: Heart-Yin Deficiency.
  • palpitations, shortness of breath, feeling of oppression in the chest, stabbing pain in the heart region, purple tongue: Heart vessel obstructed.
  • palpitations, tiredness, empty pulse: Heart-Qi Deficiency.
  • poor appetite, tiredness and breathlessness: Spleen-and Lung- Qi Deficiency.
  • Poor appetite, tiredness, epigastric discomfort: Stomach-and Spleen-Qi Deficiency.
  • Poor appetite, tiredness, loose stools: Spleen-Qi Deficiency.
  • scanty periods, loose stools, blurred vision and pale sides of the tongue: Spleen-and Liver-Blood Deficiency.
  • shortness of breath on exertion, sweating, clear urination: Kidneys Failing to Receive Qi.
  • shortness of breath, weak voice, empty pulse: Lung-Qi Deficiency.
  • Spleen-Blood deficiency
  • stabbing chest pain, purple lips, tongue: Blood stasis of the pericardium.
  • stabbing pain in the epigastrium, vomiting of dark blood: Stasis of Blood in the Stomach.
  • sudden abdominal pain, diarrhea, feeling of cold: Cold invading the Large Intestine.
  • sudden pain in epigastrium, vomiting, feeling cold, deep-tight pulse: Cold Invading the Stomach.
  • sudden severe abdominal pain, constipation, vomiting, Deep-Wiry pulse. This pattern is very similar to the previous one and it differs in so far as it is always an acute pattern: Small Intestine-Qi tied.
  • sudden swelling of face, aversion to wind, floating-slippery pulse: Invasion of Lungs by Wind-Water.
  • symptoms: alternation of constipation and diarrhea, abdominal distension and pain: Rebellious Liver-Qi Invading the Spleen.
  • symptoms: breathlessness, asthma, fullness of hypochondrium, headache, wiry pulse: Liver-Fire Insulting the Lungs.
  • tendency to hit or scold people, uncontrolled laughter or crying, agitation, shouting, muttering to oneself, mental depression and dullness; in severe cases aphasia and coma: Phlegm-Fire Harassing the Heart.
  • timidity, sighing, lack of initiative, indecision: Gall-Bladder Deficient.
  • tiredness in the morning, uncomfortable feeling in the epigastrium, Empty pulse on the Stomach position: Stomach-Qi Deficiency.
  • tongue ulcers, thirst, palpitations, red tongue: Heart-Fire Blazing.
  • tremor, dizziness, tinnitus, headache, hypertension, dry throat, blurred vision, numbness or tingling of limbs, poor memory, insomnia. Tongue: pale and thin. Pulse: wiry-fine: Liver‐Yang rising deriving from Liver‐Blood deficiency.
  • tremor, facial tic, severe dizziness, tinnitus, headache, hypertension, dry throat, dry eyes, blurred vision, numbness or tingling of limbs, poor memory. Tongue: normal colored without coating. Pulse: wiry-fine: Liver‐Yang rising deriving from Liver‐Yin deficiency.
  • tremor, facial tic, severe dizziness, tinnitus, headache, hypertension, dry throat, dry eyes, blurred vision, numbness or tingling of limbs, poor memory, backache, scanty urine, night sweats. Tongue: normal colored without coating. Pulse: wiry-fine: Liver-Yang rising deriving from Liver- and Kidney-Yin deficiency.

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