Seminal Emission

Seminal Emission

Seminal emission (Yi Jing) is the passing of seminal fluid during ones sleep or when they are awake without sexual excitement. This may be associated with "Wet Dreams".  Seminal Emission can also be known as Semen Leakage. 


Chinese Medicine Differentiation and Treatment of Seminal Emission


Heart and Kidney Disharmony

Semen Leakage which is associated with dreams.  There is poor sleep or insomnia, excessive dreaming, heart palpitations, small amounts of yellow, concentrated urine, possible high libido, possible premature ejaculation, red cheeks, feverish sensation in the evenings, keeps hot feet out at night, ....

Herbal Medicine Treatment: San Cai Feng Shui Dan modified


Kidney Yin Deficiency

Semen leakage not accompanied with dreams or palpitations, red cheeks, poor sleep, hot or feverish at night, keeping feet out from under the covers of bed, premature ejaculation, possible high sex drive, yellow small amount of urine, ....

Herbal Medicine Treatment: Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan


Liver Heat

Semen Leakge not occuring with dreams, erections during daytime lasting a long time, general irritability, slight bitter taste in the mouth, whole face may be red, possible genital rash or sores

Herbal Medicine Treatment: Long Dan Xie Gan tang


Damp Heat in Lower Jiao

Semen Leakage at night, generalized acne or rashes around buttocks or genitals. Overweight, red face, sweats easily, feeling warm or feverish in the afternoon or all the time.

Herbal Medicine Treatment: Bei Xie Fen Qing Yin


Kidney Qi Deficiency

Semen leakage when awake, pale complexion with edema, lassitude, KD Qi def. symptoms and possible

Herbal Medicine Treatment: Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan + Mi Jing Wan (+ Gui Pi Tang if needed)


Phlegm Fire

Seminal emission, selling in lower jiao, fullness/distention in chest, dark hot scanty difficult urine, cough with phlegm, bitter taste, thirst with no desire to drink.

Herbal Medicine Treatment: Zhu Ling Wan


Heart Spleen deficiency

Excessive amounts of stress or long term over-thinking can create Semen Leakage.  Being over-stressed and fatigued may lead to other symptoms related to this such as pale complexion, loose stool, low appetite, poor digestion, insomnia, ...

Herbal Medicine Treatment: Gui Pi Tang


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