Anorexia according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine anorexia can be treated by five herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat anorexia

Why might King Solomon's Seal Root (Huang Jing) help with anorexia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat anorexia as can be seen on King Solomon's Seal Root's page.

King Solomon's Seal Roots is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Spleen, the Kidney and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Supply Qi and nourish Ying. Tonifies the Spleen. Moistens Dryness. Tonifies the Kidneys and supplements Essence.

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Why might Milkvetch Root (Huang Qi) help with anorexia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat anorexia as can be seen on Milkvetch Root's page.

Milkvetch Roots is a Warm herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Spleen and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Wei Qi and stops perspiration. Tonifies the Spleen Qi and the Yang Qi of the Earth Element. Tonifies the Qi and Blood. Expels pus and assists in the healing of wounds. Helps to regulate water metabolism in the body and reduce edema.

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Why might Human Placenta (Zi He Che) help with anorexia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat anorexia as can be seen on Human Placenta's page.

Human Placentas is a Warm herb that tastes Salty and Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Kidney, the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys and assists the Essence. Tonifies the Qi and Blood.

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Why might Amomum Fruit (Sha Ren) help with anorexia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat anorexia as can be seen on Amomum Fruit's page.

Amomum Fruits is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach and the Kidney.

Its main actions are: Warms the Spleen and transforms Dampness. Promotes the movement of Qi for Damp and Stagnant conditions of the Stomach and Spleen. Settles a restless fetus and stops morning sickness. Prevents cloying and Stagnation sometimes caused by tonifying herbs.

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Why might Sweetflag Rhizome (Shi Chang Pu) help with anorexia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat anorexia as can be seen on Sweetflag Rhizome's page.

Sweetflag Rhizomes is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Opens the Orifices, awakens the Mind (Shen) and expels Wind-Damp Phlegm. Harmonizes the Earth element and dispels Damp. Applied internally or externally for Wind-Cold-Damp painful obstruction.

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