IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, is a symptom-based diagnosis characterized by diarrhea, constipation, cramps, bloating, etc.These patterns are well documented in the annals of TCM: Spleen Qi Deficiency, Spleen Yang Deficiency, Damp Heat in the Large Intestine, Liver Qi Stagnation, Liver Invades Spleen, and Liver Invades Stomach. Obviously, IBS is related to spleen and liver mostly according to TCM. The curing focus is smooth liver, nourish spleen, and balance their relation.
In most cases, this can be greatly improved by 3 times of acupuncture and 7 days of herbal medicine. Follow-up treatments is required after a period of time to enable you the most stable stomoch:)