Chinese Medicine Patterns

Patterns of disharmony are classifications of signs and symptoms imposed on the organ systems. They are usually comprised of an organ and pathogen.

These are the established TCM patterns:

  • Blood stasis
  • Cold invasion
  • Dampness-cold, heat
  • Phlegm-heat, cold
  • Qi deficiency
  • Blood deficiency
  • Yin deficiency
  • Yang deficiency
  • Essence deficiency
  • Wind-cold, heat, dryness
  • Internal wind
  • Heat/Fire
  • Qi rebellion
  • Food stagnation