** Main Health Concerns**
* [[Restless sleep]], [[insomnia]]
* [[Dry]] skin * [[Malabsorption]]
* [[Eczema]] tendency
* Yeast infection tendencies, [[Leucorrhoea]]
* Trouble Hearing
Current State (Vikruti): V3.5
Height: 5’8” Weight: 127lbs (Pitta-Mesomorph)
As a Child of 10 years old: thin (Vata)
Energy Level Overall: energy is variable…at times it is incredibly high followed by
Blood Pressue: On the lower end… gets dizzy when she gets up at times (Vata)
Blood type: B - (80% Kapha)
Bowel Movement: once or twice a day… occasional constipation..Vata
Agni: Nails - Moon visible only on one thumb, lack of moons on index and middle (Vata), striation (Vata malabsorption), dry nails (high vata). Fingernails show white spots which indicates Calcium, Magnesium or Zinc deficiency.
Ama (Toxins) from Tongue Exam: Teeth marks show that Vata has been aggravated for a long time = malabsorption, constipation tendency and shows history of eating on the run, eating irregularly, pink, no coating, Kapha teeth, darker depression over the heart area of the tongue shows tendency of unresolved thoughts, feelings and emotions, tremors, Vata
Pain: stiff neck…shifting..sometimes sharp (Pitta) and at times vague (Vata)
Onset of Menstruation: 15 (Kapha)
Menstrual Difficulties: irregular menstruation… painful… Vata
**Custom Herbal Formula Prescribed**
3pts Chitrak – heating for cold circulation and cold digestion, for malabsorption seen from nails lacking moons and striation in the moons… soothes Vata and Kapha but increases Pitta)
5pts Brahmi - mind
3pts Liquorice, Yashtamadi - mind
2pts Bacopa Monniera – South Indian Brahmi which is more heating (she has cold hands and cold digestion), also for mind
2 pts Guduchi – helps with liver because sometimes she crashes with low energy
Directions: 1 teaspoon 3x times per day for 6-8 weeks taken with 8oz of hot water (with raw honey for taste if needed) 40minutes before meals to help with colon
1 teaspoon ~1 hour before bed (empty stomach)and / or 1 teaspoon upon awakening to make it more laxative (drink hot water first then drink triphala 30 minutes after)
Min 6-8 cups of water/day (must be increased from her current intake)
Don’t sleep on the back anymore. Sleep on the left side to promote solar brain (intellectual side), and warmth in digestion rather than right side (lunar side).
Put warm Bhringaraj oil, //Eclipta Alba// from Banyan Botanicals on the soles of the feet before bed and crown chakra. Also put the Bhringaraj oil in the ears until it is full/ blocked ('form fitting ear plugs').
NOTE: Michael Reid says that after 1 year of study we should be able to ask the right questions and come to a conclusion after ten minutes, the rest of the time is spent educating the client.
Notes: Wavy hair, b blood type, yeast infections and late menstruation..All Kapha traits