BLOOD TESTS

 

TESTS

REFERENCE RANGE

RESULT

POSSIBLE DIAGNOSIS

HERBAL FORMULAS

 

Albumin

3.5–5.5 g/dL

Low

due to liver disorders

Liver DTX

due to kidney disorders

Kidney DTX

due to inflammation

Gardenia Complex or Astringent Complex

due to acute, severe diarrhea

GI Care II

due to chronic, mild diarrhea

GI Tonic

Alkaline phosphatase (ALP)

36–92 U/L

Elevated

due to liver disorders, if GGTP is also elevated

Liver DTX

due to gallstones

Dissolve (GS)

Bone disorders with increased frequency of fractures, if GGTP is normal or low

Osteo 8

Aminotransferase, alanine (ALT) [formerly SGOT]

0–35 U/L

Elevated

due to liver disorders

Liver DTX

due to liver disorders such as fatty liver

add Cholisma (ES)

due to liver disorders with cholecystitis or cholelithiasis

add Dissolve (KS)

Aminotransferase, aspartate (AST) [formerly SGPT]

0–35 U/L

Elevated

due to liver disorders

Liver DTX

due to liver disorders such as fatty liver

add Cholisma (ES)

due to liver disorders with cholecystitis or cholelithiasis

add Dissolve (KS)

Antinuclear antibodies (ANA)

≤ 1.0 units

Positive

due to autoimmune disease

Gardenia Complex

due to Lupus

LPS Support

with atrophy and damage of tissues and organs

Nourish or Nourish (Fluids)

with blood stasis

Circulation (SJ) or Flex (NP)

Basophils

0-2%

High

due to allergy of the nose

Magnolia Clear Sinus or Pueraria Clear Sinus

due to allergy of the skin

Silerex

Bicarbonate (carbon dioxide)

23–28 mEq/L

Elevated

due to lung disorders

Respitrol (Heat), Respitrol (Cold) or Respitrol (Deficient)

due to adrenal insufficiency

Adrenal +

due to acute, severe diarrhea

GI Care II

due to chronic, mild diarrhea

GI Tonic

due to kidney disorders

Kidney DTX

Bilirubin

0–0.3 mg/dL (direct)

0.3–1.2 mg/dL (total)

Elevated

due to liver disorders (cirrhosis, viral hepatitis)

Liver DTX

due to liver disorders (gallstones)

Liver DTX and Dissolve (GS)

BUN

 

 

see Urea nitrogen

 

Calcium

9–10.5 mg/dL

High

due to hyperparathyroidism from tumor or low vitamin D levels

Corydalin (AC)

due to kidney disorders

Kidney DTX

due to cancer

CA Support

Low

due to low blood protein levels

Imperial Tonic

with increased risk of osteoporosis

Osteo 8

CD4+ T-cell count

640–1175/μL

Low

low T-cell count

Immune +

CD8+ T-cell count

335–875/μL

Low

low T-cell count

Immune +

Chloride

98–106 mEq/L

High

due to anemia

Imperial Tonic

due to dehydration from diarrhea

GI Tonic or GI Care II

due to kidney disorders

Kidney DTX

Low

Occurs with any disorder that causes low blood sodium

see Sodium

due to adrenal insufficiency

Adrenal +

due to chronic lung disorders (i.e., emphysema)

Respitrol (Deficient) or Cordyceps 3

due to acute, severe diarrhea

GI Care II

due to chronic, mild diarrhea

GI Tonic

due to ulcerative colitis

GI Care (UC)

due to fever

Gardenia Complex

Cholesterol

Total: 150–199 mg/dL

>200 mg/dL

Hyperlipidemia

Cholisma or Cholisma (ES)

Hyperlipidemia with increased risk of heart disease

add Circulation

Hyperlipidemia with kidney disorders

add Kidney DTX

Hyperlipidemia with diabetes

add Equilibrium

Hyperlipidemia with obesity

add Herbalite

Hyperlipidemia with hypertension

add Gastrodia Complex or Gentiana Complex

Low

due to liver disorders

Liver DTX

due to hyperthyroidism

Thyrodex

due to anemia

Imperial Tonic

due to stress

Calm or Calm (ES)

HDL: ≥ 40 mg/dL

<40 mg/dL

Dyslipidemia

Cholisma or Cholisma (ES)

Dyslipidemia with increased risk of heart disease

add Circulation

LDL: ≤ 130 mg/dL

>130 mg/dL

Hyperlipidemia

Cholisma or Cholisma (ES)

Hyperlipidemia with increased risk of heart disease

add Circulation

Complete blood cell count (CBC)

 

 

see individual tests

 

C-reactive protein (CRP)

< 0.5 mg/dL

>2.4 mg/dL

significantly higher risk of coronary event

Circulation

Creatine kinase (CK or CPK)

30–170 U/L

High

due to acute heart attack

n/a

due to muscular dystrophy

Flex (MLT)

due to trauma

Flex (TMX)

due to chronic alcoholism

Liver DTX

Creatinine

0.7–1.3 mg/dL

Elevated

due to kidney damage

Kidney DTX

due to kidney damage from kidney stones

add Dissolve (KS)

Electrolytes

 

 

see individual tests

 

Eosinophils

0-7%

Low

due to bacterial infection

Herbal ABX

High

due to allergy of the nose

Magnolia Clear Sinus or Pueraria Clear Sinus

due to allergy of the skin

Silerex

Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR)

0–20 mm/h (female)

0–15 mm/h (male)

High

Red blood cell (RBC) aggregation [blood stasis]

Circulation (SJ)

RBC aggregation due to infection

add Herbal ABX or Herbal AVR

RBC aggregation due to inflammation

add Gardenia Complex or Astringent Complex

RBC aggregation due to arthritis

add a Flex formula

RBC aggregation due to nephritis

add Kidney DTX

RBC aggregation due to autoimmune disease

add Gardenia Complex or LPS Support

RBC aggregation due to inflammatory bowel disease

add GI Harmony or GI Care (UC)

RBC aggregation due to anemia

add Imperial Tonic

RBC aggregation due to heavy metal poisoning

add Herbal DTX

Low

Inhibited RBC sedimentation due to polycythemia, leukocytosis, sickle cell anemia

Formula varies depending on TCM diagnosis

Ferritin

15–200 μg/L

High

High ferritin due to infection

Herbal ABX or Herbal AVR

High ferritin due to inflammation

Gardenia Complex or Astringent Complex

High ferritin due to arthritis

Flex (Heat), Flex (CD) and other formulas

High ferritin due to liver disorders

Liver DTX

Low

Low ferritin due to anemia

Imperial Tonic

Low ferritin due to bleeding

Notoginseng 9

Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT or GGTP)

8–78 U/L

High

Liver disorders, especially due to alcohol consumption

Liver DTX

Glucose

70–105 mg/dL (fasting)

< 140 mg/dL (2 hour postprandial)

High

Pre-diabetes (>105) or diabetes (>125)

Equilibrium

due to acute stress

Calm or Calm (ES)

due to hyperthyroidism

Thyrodex

due to chronic liver disorders

Liver DTX

Low

due to Addison's disease

Adrenal +

due to hypothyroidism

Thyro-forte

Hematocrit

36–47% (female)

41–51% (male)

Low

Anemia

Imperial Tonic

Anemia due to bone marrow damage during chemotherapy or radiation

add C/R Support

Anemia due to hyperthyroidism

add Thyrodex

Anemia due to liver disorders

add Liver DTX

Anemia due to bleeding

Notoginseng 9 followed by Imperial Tonic

High

Dehydration (#1 cause of high hematocrit)

Imperial Tonic with increased fluid intake

Hemoglobin

12–16 g/dL (female)

14–17 g/dL (male)

Low

Anemia

Imperial Tonic

Anemia due to bone marrow damage during chemotherapy or radiation

add C/R Support

Anemia due to kidney disorders

add Kidney DTX

Anemia due to liver disorders

add Liver DTX

Anemia due to hyperthyroidism

add Thyrodex

Anemia due to bleeding

Notoginseng 9 followed by Imperial Tonic

Lipids

 

 

see Cholesterol, Triglycerides

 

Liver function tests

 

 

see individual tests

 

Lymphocytes        

21-49%

Low

due to diseases that affect the immune system

Immune +

due to autoimmune disorders

LPS Support

High

due to viral infection

Herbal AVR

Magnesium

1.5–2.4 mg/dL

High

due to hypothyroidism

Thyro-forte

due to Addison's disease

Adrenal +

due to kidney disorders

Kidney DTX

Low

due to kidney disorders

Kidney DTX

due to thyroid disorders

Thyrodex or Thyro-forte

due to acute, severe diarrhea

GI Care II

due to chronic, mild diarrhea

GI Tonic

due to excessive urination in diabetes

Equilibrium

due to ulcerative colitis

GI Care (UC)

Mean corpuscular volume (MCV)

80–100 fL

High

Macrocytic RBC due to liver disorders

Imperial Tonic with Liver DTX

Low

Microcytic RBC due to blood loss

Imperial Tonic with Notoginseng 9

Monocyte

0-14%

High

due to inflammatory conditions

Gardenia Complex or Astringent Complex

Neutrophils

38-70%

High

due to bacterial infection

Herbal ABX

due to inflammatory conditions

Gardenia Complex or Astringent Complex

Low

due to chemotherapy or radiation therapy

C/R Support

Platelet count

150–350 x 103 /μL

High

due to cardiovascular and circulatory diseases

Circulation, Circulation (SJ) or Flex (NP)

due to cancer

CA Support or C/R Support

due to trauma

Flex (TMX)

due to arthritis

Flex (Heat), Flex (CD) or others

due to infection

Herbal ABX or Herbal AVR

Low

low platelet count

Imperial Tonic

with risks of bleeding and bruising

add Notoginseng 9

due to autoimmune disorders

add LPS Support

due to chemotherapy or radiation therapy

add C/R Support

due to kidney disorders

add Kidney DTX

due to allergy of the nose

add Magnolia Clear Sinus or Pueraria Clear Sinus

due to allergy of the skin

add Silerex

due to exposure to chemicals, toxins, or drugs

add Herbal DTX

due to infection

add Herbal ABX or Herbal AVR

due to bone marrow damage

add Osteo 8

Potassium

3.5–5 mEq/L

High

due to kidney disorders

Kidney DTX

due to adrenal insufficiency

Adrenal +

due to infection

Herbal ABX or Herbal AVR

due to diabetes

Equilibrium

due to chemotherapy

C/R Support

Low

due to acute, severe diarrhea

GI Care II

due to chronic, mild diarrhea

GI Tonic

due to liver disorders

Liver DTX

due to chronic stress

Calm, Calm (ES), or Calm ZZZ

due to fever

Gardenia Complex

Prostate-specific antigen, total (PSA-T)

0–4 ng/mL

High

due to enlarged prostate

P-Support

Protein, total

6–7.8 g/dL

High

due to chronic inflammation

Gardenia Complex or Astringent Complex

due to autoimmune disease

LPS Support

due to rheumatoid arthritis

Flex (Heat), Flex (CD), or Flex (NP)

due to chronic infection

Herbal ABX or Herbal AVR

due to hepatitis or acute liver disorders

Liver DTX

Low

due to liver disorders

Liver DTX

due to kidney disorders

Kidney DTX

Malabsorption due to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

GI Harmony

Malabsorption due to weakened digestive system

GI Tonic

due to hemorrhage

Notoginseng 9

due to acute, severe diarrhea

GI Care II

due to chronic, mild diarrhea

GI Tonic

Red blood cell (RBC) count

4.2–5.9 x 106 cells/μL

Low

Anemia

Imperial Tonic

Anemia due to chemotherapy or radiation

add C/R Support

Anemia due to bone marrow damage

add Osteo 8

Anemia due to chronic inflammatory conditions

add Astringent Complex

Anemia due to kidney disorders

add Kidney DTX

Anemia due to trauma

add Flex (TMX)

Anemia due to bleeding

Notoginseng 9 followed by Imperial Tonic

High

Lung disorders

Respitrol (Heat), Respitrol (Cold) or Respitrol (Deficient)

Coronary artery conditions

Circulation or Circulation (SJ)

Poisoning

Herbal DTX

SGOT

 

 

see Aminotransferase, alanine (ALT)

 

SGPT

 

 

see Aminotransferase, aspartate (AST)

 

Sequential multiple analyzer (SMA-6, 12, 20)

 

 

see individual tests

 

Sodium

136–145 mEq/L

High

due to frequent urination in diabetes

Equilibrium

Low

due to adrenal insufficiency

Adrenal +

due to acute, severe diarrhea

GI Care II

due to chronic, mild diarrhea

GI Tonic

excessive fluid accumulation due to liver disorders (cirrhosis)

Herbal DRX and Liver DTX

excessive fluid accumulation due to kidney disorders

Herbal DRX and Kidney DTX

Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)

0.5–5.0 μIU/mL

High

Hypothyroidism with high TSH and low T3 and T4

Thyro-forte

Low

Hyperthyroidism with low TSH and high T3 and T4

Thyrodex

Thyroxine (T)

0.9–2.4 ng/dL (free)

4–11 μg/dL (free index)

5–12 μg/dL (total)

High

Hyperthyroidism with low TSH and high T3 and T4

Thyrodex

Low

Hypothyroidism with high TSH and low T3 and T4

Thyro-forte

Triiodothyronine (T)

25–35% (uptake)

70–195 ng/dL (total)

High

Hyperthyroidism with low TSH and high T3 and T4

Thyrodex

Low

Hypothyroidism with high TSH and low T3 and T4

Thyro-forte

Triglycerides

< 250 mg/dL

Elevated

Hypertriglyceridemia

Cholisma or Cholisma (ES)

due to obesity

add Herbalite

with diabetes

add Equilibrium

due to hypothyroidism

add Thyro-forte

with increased risk of heart disease

add Circulation

Urea nitrogen (BUN)

8–20 mg/dL

Elevated

due to acute or chronic kidney disease, damage, failure

Kidney DTX

due to kidney damage from kidney stones

add Dissolve (KS)

due to kidney damages from diabetes

add Equilibrium

due to kidney damages from chronic gout

add Flex (GT)

due to gastrointestinal bleeding

GI Care and Notoginseng 9

due to infection

Herbal ABX or Herbal AVR

decreased blood flow to kidneys due to cardiovascular conditions

Kidney DTX and Circulation (SJ)

Low

due to liver failure

Liver DTX

Uric acid

2.5–8 mg/dL

Elevated

due to gout

Flex (GT)

due to recurring kidney stones

add Dissolve (KS)

due to kidney disorders

add Kidney DTX

due to chemotherapy

add C/R Support

due to lead poisoning

add Herbal DTX

White blood cell (WBC) count

3.9–10.7 x 103 cells/μL

High

due to bacterial infection

Herbal ABX

due to inflammation

Gardenia Complex or Astringent Complex

due to stress

Calm or Calm (ES)

due to hemorrhage

Notoginseng 9

due to trauma

Flex (TMX)

due to cancer

CA Support or C/R Support

due to accumulation of toxins, chemicals, or drugs

Herbal DTX

due to allergy of the nose

Magnolia Clear Sinus or Pueraria Clear Sinus

due to allergy of the skin

Silerex

due to hepatitis

Liver DTX

due to heavy metal toxicities

Herbal DTX

Low

due to viral infection

Herbal AVR

with weaken immune system

Immune +

due to chemotherapy or radiation therapy

CA Support or C/R Support

due to bone marrow damage

Osteo 8

due to heavy metal toxicities

Herbal DTX

due to alcoholism

Liver DTX

due to diabetes

Equilibrium

due to autoimmune disorders

LPS Support