ECIWO Acupuncture Case Studies – 03

case studies

Unclear liver disorder

Dr. Walter XXX
Patient 1014 Pharmacist male 56 yr. old

Diagnosis: Unclear liver disorder with swelling (palpable), no clinical explanation, liver values elevated, allergies, all clinical measures and medication without success.

Treatment: One course of acupuncture daily ECIWO liver for 7 days (8.2.99), then twice a week until 20.2.99 (in addition diet and vit. B 12).

After 4 weeks good condition, since then no subjective complaints, liver values normal (measured with Refloton device = normal up to 50, the patient had a value of 87 before treatment and today 38,5)

Tumorous growth

Patient 1054 female 65 yr. old retreat

Diagnosis: Tumorous growth behind the right eye, massive conjunctivitis, very restricted eye sights, especially at night. Operation in clinic without success.

Therapy: ECIWO acupuncture liver, TCM liver 2 with long needle, knee eyes and UB 21 from 13.9.99 – 17.7.99 15 treatment (twice/day) In addition diet and eye drops, mineral tablets, vit. B 12.

Medical doctors in clinic were very surprised that the patient is without pain, in good sight and no tumour to be found. Patient is well and sees well.

Morbus Scheuermann

Patient 1124 male 43 yr. old early pension for health reasons

Diagnosis: Morbus Scheuermann since age of 12 years first three years of life in hospital pain in all articulations, especially neck, sleepless

Treatment: 8.6., 15.6., 8.7., 19.7., 24.7.99 ECIWO acupuncture liver and kidney 2.met.bone and ex 17 inntang. In addition diet, special massage of tendons, no medication. Since then without pain and in good condition.


Patient 1129 Teacher female 44 yr. old early pension for health reasons

Diagnosis: Melangiom, multiple (head, breast, thorax) permanent pain clinical treatment, operation and galvano therapy without success. Many children diseases (smallpox very heavy, angina pertussis) leukopenia, bad phagozytosis, thrombozyts 70% aggr.

Therapy: 15.6. – 30.8.99 ECIWO acupuncture 14 x kidney 2.met. bone and liver 2, in addition medication Utilin strong and Mucokehl and Traumeel, some massages. At the moment without pain, good condition, no further bone abnormalities.


The article is extracted  from English-Chinese Concise, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Publishing House of Shanghai College of T.C.M. (1993)

Identification and Treatment

1 Upward Attack of Wind-Phlegm

Main Manifestations: Distending and splitting sensation in the eyes, splitting headache, nausea, vomiting, mixed congestion of the eyeball, misty correal edema, mydriasis with green-blue colour and rock hard eyeballs.

Therapeutic Method: Tonify the lung and soothe the liver.

Decoction: Ophiopogon root 30g, lucid asparagus root 30g, red tangerine peel 9g, poria 9g, prepared pinellia tuber 9g, sweet wormwood 9g, trichosanthes root 9g, licorice root 9g, wine-prepared flavescent sophora root 9g, gentian root 9g, areca seed 12g, fossil fragments 24g, and oyster shell 24g.

Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Prescribed Points: Taichong (Liv 3) (on both sides).

Method: Puncture the point with the strong stimulation and retain the needles for 20 – 40 minutes. Give the treatment once or twice each day.


Press and knead Fengchi (Gb 20) for 30 times. Scrape the eye orbits for 30 times. Knead Zanzhu (Ub 2), Jingming (Ub 1) and Taiyang (Ex 2) for 30 times respectively.  Heat the eyes for 30 seconds. Dig and knead Hegu (Li 4) for 30 times, and knead Taichong (Liv 3) and Ganshu (Ub 18) for 30 times respectively.