Primary dysmenorrhea (PM) is the issue that needs attention because most of the women during reproductive age are affected
with it, causing discomfort in daily life. Acupuncture has been seen as an alternative therapy and been considered “essential health
benefits” in the western countries with more and more popularity, which has confirmed TCM and acupuncture effective as Western
medications for PM. However, all the TCM and acupuncture must follow pattern identification for the best results.