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 Kidney Yin Vacuity


Pin Yin: shen yin xu
Symptoms:
aftermath of high heat effusion (fever); fatigue; aversion to heat; heat effusion, especially in afternoon; heat in the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet (or heat in the five hearts); hot flushes; nightsweats.
shallow respiration; dyspnea.
thirsty; prefers cold drinks.
dark urine ; seminal emission.
Pain: soreness or ache; of lower back (lumbar, sacral); relieved by pressure or touch.
Sensory abnormalities: vertigo; deafness.
Activity and movement: rapid; weak; .
speech: rapid; quiet voice; talkative.
Affect: outgoing; passive; excitable but lacks persistence; fearful, easily frightened; poor memory.
Signs:
Tongue Body: red; fissures.
Tongue Coat: absent, or very thin; white, perhaps yellow.
Pulse: weak-thready, especially L3 (L-chi); rapid.
Complexion, other: face, especially cheeks, reddish; underweight.
Pattern derived from: Interior-Heat-Vacuity (Vacuity of Yin).

  
Herbs:

-Supplement Yin

-- Cool Blood
-- Clear Heat, Dry Dampness; especially herbs like Cx Phellodendri that clear Vacuity-Fire.
--Astringe

Formulas:

-Nourish and Supplement Yin

-Clear Construction Aspect Heat and cool Blood
-Clear Heat from Vacuity
-Release Exterior disorders with Interior Vacuity (Scallion Decoction with Seven Ingredients; Modified Polygonatum Decoction)

  

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