Rickets - Lou Bing
Chronic Malnutrition giving rise to low calcium and vitamin D levels.
Symptoms of Rickets will include colic, irritability, slow teeth
development, sweat easily, NO HAIR on OCCIPITAL, flaccid skin and muscles
with the slow development of the fontanel's. In severe cases bone disorders
occur including Bow legged or "Chicken Chest" In TCM it is due
mainly to Spleen and Kidney disorders.
Chinese Medicine Treatment Of Rickets:
Spleen and Lung Deficiency - poor appetite, soft stool, weak
muscles, pale complexion, sweat, thin hair
Rx - Ren Shen Wu Wei Zi Tang
Spleen Deficiency with Hyperactive Liver -
Rx - Yi Pi Zheng Jing
Spleen and Kidney Deficiency - Severe Bone Changes
Rx - Bu Tian Da Zao Wan