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Face congestion

Facial asymmetry

Facial asymmetry that occurs over a period of a few hours to a few days

Faint pulse (Wei)

Faint pulse (Wei); Empty pulse (Xu)

Faint-Empty pulse (Wei Xu)


Fatigue (elderly people)

Fatigue (especially in the morning)

Fatigue after menstruation

Fatigue following blood loss

Fatigue following long-term illness

Fatigue of the limbs

Fatigue of the muscles

Fatigue with a constant desire to lie down

Fatty liver


Febrile convulsion

Febrile disease with tinnitus

Fecal urgency (many times during the day)

Feeling of frustration

Feeling of incomplete voiding of the bladder

Feeling of poisoning

Feeling of pulsation in epigastrium

Feeling of something caught in the throat (that can neither be swallowed nor ejected)

Fetid diarrhea

Fetid phlegm

Fetid rhinorrhea


Fever (no chills)

Fever (severe cases with emotional shock may have no fever)

Fever and chills

Fever of unknown origin

Fever that apparently resolve with sweating but then recur

Fever with skin that is warm to the touch

Fever worsening in the afternoon

Feverish complexion

Fibrocystic breast

Fibrocystic breast, lumps

Filariasis (elephantiasis)

Fine pulse (Xi)

Fine pulse (Xi); Empty pulse (Xu)

Fine pulse (Xi); Fine-Rapid pulse (Xi Shu)

Fine pulse (Xi); Fine-Rapid pulse (Xi Shu); Fine-Wiry pulse (Xi Xian)

Fine-Choppy pulse (Xi Se)

Fine-Choppy pulse (Xi Se); Fine-Wiry pulse (Xi Xian)

Fine-Choppy-Wiry-Empty pulse (Xi Se Xian Xu)

Fine-Deep pulse (Xi Chen)

Fine-Deep-Forceless pulse (Xi Chen Wu Li)

Fine-Deep-Forceless-Tight pulse (Xi Chen Wu Li Jin)

Fine-Empty pulse (Xi Xu)

Fine-Faint pulse (Xi Wei)

Fine-Faint pulse (Xi Wei); Large-Forceless-Empty pulse (Da Wu Li Xu)

Fine-Faint-Empty pulse (Xi Wei Xu)

Fine-Floating-Faint pulse (Xi Fu Wei)

Fine-Floating-Rapid pulse (Xi Fu Shu)

Fine-Floating-Wiry pulse (Xi Fu Xian); Floating-Tight-Wiry pulse (Fu Jin Xian)

Fine-Floating-Wiry pulse (Xi Fu Xian); Wiry pulse (Xian)

Fine-Forceful-Rapid pulse (Xi You Li Shu)

Fine-Knotted-Choppy pulse (Xi Jie Se); Fine-Choppy-Tight pulse (Xi Se Jin)

Fine-Knotted-Deep pulse (Xi Jie Chen); Fine-Deep-Choppy pulse (Xi Chen Se)

Fine-Knotted-Empty pulse (Xi Jie Xu)

Fine-Knotted-Rapid pulse (Xi Jie Shu)

Fine-Large-Empty pulse (Xi Da Xu); Fine-Empty pulse (Xi Xu)

Fine-Large-Rapid pulse (Xi Da Shu)

Fine-Rapid pulse (Xi Shu)

Fine-Rapid pulse (Xi Shu); Fine-Rapid-Wiry pulse (Xi Shu Xian)

Fine-Rapid-Choppy pulse (Xi Shu Se)

Fine-Rapid-Empty pulse (Xi Shu Xu)

Fine-Rapid-Leather pulse (Xi Shu Ge)

Fine-Rapid-Wiry pulse (Xi Shu Xian)

Fine-Rapid-Wiry pulse (Xi Shu Xian); Fine-Rapid-Forceless-Wiry pulse (Xi Shu Wu Li Xian)

Fine-Slightly Rapid pulse (Xi Shu); Slightly Rapid pulse (Shu)

Fine-Slippery-Empty pulse (Xi Hua Xu)

Fine-Slippery-Rapid pulse (Xi Hua Shu)

Fine-Slippery-Rapid pulse (Xi Hua Shu); Fine-Rapid pulse (Xi Shu)

Fine-Slippery-Rapid pulse (Xi Hua Shu); Floating-Slippery-Rapid pulse (Fu Hua Shu)

Fine-Slow pulse (Xi Chi); Fine-Slow-Soft pulse (Xi Chi Ru); Slow-Soft-Empty pulse (Chi Ru Xu); Slow-Empty pulse (Chi Xu)

Fine-Slow pulse (Xi Chi); Fine-Wiry pulse (Xi Xian)

Fine-Slow-Deep pulse (Xi Chi Chen)

Fine-Slow-Deep-Choppy pulse (Xi Chi Chen Se)

Fine-Slow-Deep-Empty pulse (Xi Chen Chi Xu); Slow-Deep-Tight-Empty pulse (Chi Chen Jin Xu)

Fine-Slow-Deep-Empty pulse (Xi Chi Chen Xu)

Fine-Slow-Deep-Faint pulse (Xi Chi Chen Wei)

Fine-Tight-Faint pulse (Xi Jin Wei)

Fine-Wiry pulse (Xi Xian)

Firm pulse (Lao)

Firm-Choppy pulse (Lao Se); Firm-Wiry pulse (Lao Xian); Choppy pulse (Se); Wiry pulse (Xian)

Firm-Large pulse (Lao Da)

Firm-Long-Wiry pulse (Jian Chang Xian)

Firmness, broad focal distension in the epigastrium due to congested fluids

Firm-Slow-Deep pulse (Lao Chi Chen)

Firm-Wiry pulse (Lao Xian); Slippery-Wiry pulse (Hua Xian)

First degree burn

Fits of anger

Fixed or erratic pain in the bones and joints

Fixed or erratic pain that worsens with cold and diminishes with warmth

Fixed or stabbing pain in the abdomen

Fixed pain in the abdomen

Fixed pain in the flanks and chest (elderly people, in particular)

Fixed pain in the hypochondrium

Fixed pain which is worse upon pressure

Fixed, persistent, severe and acute pain that may worsen at night

Flaccid hemiplegia


Flaccidity of the muscles

Flaccidity of the skin



Floating pulse (Fu)

Floating pulse (Fu) to the middle position

Floating pulse (Fu); Floating-Choppy pulse (Fu Se)

Floating pulse (Fu); Floating-Faint pulse (Fu Wei)

Floating pulse (Fu); Floating-Slippery pulse (Fu Hua)

Floating pulse (Fu); Floating-Tight pulse (Fu Jin)

Floating pulse (Fu); Rapid pulse (Shu) according to the Shang Han Lun

Floating-Choppy pulse (Fu Se); Deep-Rapid pulse (Chen Shu)

Floating-Choppy-Tight-Faint pulse (Fu Se Jin Wei)

Floating-Deep-Rapid pulse (Fu Chen Shu); Deep-Rapid-Choppy pulse (Chen Shu Se)

Floating-Empty pulse (Fu Xu)

Floating-Faint pulse (Fu Wei)

Floating-Faint-Empty pulse (Fu Wei Xu)

Floating-Forceful-Rapid pulse (Fu You Li Shu)

Floating-Forceful-Rapid pulse (Fu You Li Shu)

Floating-Forceful-Rapid pulse (Fu You Li Shu); Floating-Forceful-Rapid-Wiry pulse (Fu You Li Shu Xian)

Floating-Forceful-Slippery-Rapid pulse (Fu You Li Hua Shu); Floating-Forceful-Rapid-Overflowing pulse (Fu You Li Shu Hong)

Floating-Forceless pulse (Fu Wu Li); Forceful-Deep pulse (You Li Chen)

Floating-Full-Rapid-Wiry pulse (Fu Shi Shu Xian)

Floating-Large-Forceless-Empty pulse (Fu Da Wu Li Xu)

Floating-Large-Rapid pulse (Fu Da Shu); Fine-Deep-Rapid pulse (Xi Chen Shu) - severe cases

Floating-Large-Wiry pulse (Fu Da Xian) on the left; Slippery-Wiry pulse (Hua Xian) on the right

Floating-Moderate pulse (Fu Huan)

Floating-Overflowing pulse (Fu Hong)

Floating-Rapid pulse (Fu Shu)

Floating-Rapid pulse (Fu Shu) in cases of Wind-Heat; Rapid pulse (Shu)

Floating-Rapid pulse (Fu Shu) that transforms into Slippery-Rapid-Overflowing pulse (Hua Shu Hong)

Floating-Rapid pulse (Fu Shu); Rapid pulse (Shu)

Floating-Rapid pulse (Fu Shu); Slippery-Rapid pulse (Hua Shu)

Floating-Rapid-Forceless pulse (Fu Shu Wu Li); Floating-Forceless pulse (Fu Wu Li)

Floating-Rapid-Overflowing pulse (Fu Shu Hong)

Floating-Rapid-Tight pulse (Fu Shu Jin); Floating-Tight pulse (Fu Jin)

Floating-Slippery pulse (Fu Hua)

Floating-Slippery pulse (Fu Hua); Floating-Tight pulse (Fu Jin)

Floating-Slippery pulse (Fu Hua); Slippery-Rapid pulse (Hua Shu)

Floating-Slippery-Full pulse (Fu Hua Shi)

Floating-Slippery-Large-Empty pulse (Fu Hua Da Xu)

Floating-Slippery-Rapid pulse (Fu Hua Shu)

Floating-Slippery-Rapid pulse (Fu Hua Shu) especially on the right position; Floating-Full-Rapid pulse (Fu Shi Shu)

Floating-Slippery-Rapid-Wiry pulse (Fu Hua Shu Xian); Floating-Slippery-Rapid-Overflowing pulse (Fu Hua Shu Hong)

Floating-Slippery-Soft pulse (Fu Hua Ru); Floating-Slippery-Deep pulse (Fu Hua Chen) if generalized oedema

Floating-Slippery-Wiry pulse (Fu Hua Xian)

Floating-Slippery-Wiry pulse (Fu Hua Xian); Deep-Wiry pulse (Chen Xian)

Floating-Slow pulse (Fu Chi) according to the Jin Gui Yao Lue

Floating-Soft-Tight-Faint pulse (Fu Ru Jin Wei); Soft-Faint pulse (Ru Wei)

Floating-Tight pulse (Fu Jin)

Floating-Wiry pulse (Fu Xian) especially to the middle position

Flu syndrome

Foamy mouth

Foamy saliva

Food allergy

Food poisoning

Food poisoning

Food retention

Foot pain

For the tongue description, a wide range is possible

Forceful-Deep-Rapid pulse (You Li Chen Shu)

Forceful-Full-Wiry pulse (You Li Shi Xian)

Forceful-Long-Wiry pulse (You Li Chang Xian)

Forceful-Rapid pulse (You Li Shu)

Forceful-Rapid-Overflowing pulse (You Li Shu Hong)

Forceful-Rapid-Wiry pulse (You Li Shu Xian)

Forceful-Slippery-Rapid pulse (You Li Hua Shu); Slippery-Rapid pulse (Hua Shu)

Forceful-Slippery-Rapid-Overflowing pulse (Shu Hua You Li Hong); Forceful-Rapid-Overflowing pulse (You Li Shu Hong)

Forceful-Slippery-Slow-Deep pulse (You Li Hua Chi Chen); Forceful-Wiry pulse (You Li Xian)

Forceful-Wiry pulse (You Li Xian); Slippery-Rapid pulse (Hua Shu)

Forceless-Faint-Empty pulse (Wu Li Wei Xu)

Forearm and carpal tunnel neuralgia

Formication of the limbs

Foul breath

Four major: Great fever - Great thirst - Great sweating - Large-Overflowing-Floating pulse


Frequent bouts of yawning

Frequent hunger

Frequent menstruation, 3-5 times per month (purplish-red or dark purple blood, with or without clots)

Frequent regurgitation

Frequent sneezing

Frequent urination

Frequent urination, especially at night

Frontal headache

Frothy phlegm

Frustration neurosis (monk, nun, widowhood)

Full pulse (Shi)


Fullness in the flanks

Fullness of hypochondrium

Fullness of the abdomen

Fullness of the abdomen due to accumulation

Fullness of the abdomen that responds favorably to pressure

Fullness of the chest

Fullness of the epigastrium

Fullness of the epigastrium (no pain)

Fullness of the epigastrium (severe cases)

Fullness of the epigastrium due to accumulation

Fullness of the epigastrium that responds favorably to pressure

Fullness of the stomach

Fullness which is worse when lying down

Full-Rapid pulse (Shi Shu)

Full-Rapid pulse (Shi Shu); Rapid-Overflowing pulse (Shu Hong)

Full-Rapid-Overflowing pulse (Shi Shu Hong)

Functional gastrointestinal disorders

Functional intestinal obstruction

Functional metrorrhagia

Functional sterility


Furuncle (early stage)

Furuncle of neck

Furuncle of the face

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