Symptom family: Metabolic Disorders
Explore below more details about what might cause Slow metabolism according to TCM.
In TCM "Phlegm" as a pattern of disharmony is a complex concept that extends beyond the physical manifestation of mucus. It represents a pathological factor that can disrupt the flow of Qi (vital energy) and blood, leading to various health issues. Phlegm in TCM is seen as a sticky, turbid substance arising from the body's inability to metabolize fluids properly, often due to a dysfunction of the spleen. It's not only associated with respiratory problems like cough and congestion but also with systemic issues. Symptoms can include a feeling of heaviness, mental cloudiness, dizziness, and in some cases, the formation of lumps or masses. Phlegm can even be "invisible," contributing to emotional disturbances like depression or stress. ... see more
|Low metabolism, Feeling of oppression of the chest, Head fog, Dizziness
|Cang Fu Dao Tan Wan
See more details below about Cang Fu Dao Tan Wan, a herbal formula used to address slow metabolism.
Explore below some TCM herbs used to address slow metabolism, organized by herb category.
Slow metabolism can be treated by these herbs when resulting from Qi stagnation or imbalance, helping to promote the smooth flow of Qi in the body.
Slow metabolism can be treated by these herbs if it stems from damp accumulation, especially in the digestive system, using aromatic properties to transform and dispel dampness.