Clumping in the chest according to Chinese Medicine

A herbal formula that might help with clumping in the chest

Xiao Xian Xiong Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 3 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat. Transforms Phlegm. Expands the chest. Dissipates clumps.

Why might Xiao Xian Xiong Tang help with clumping in the chest?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Phlegm Heat in the Lungs' of which clumping in the chest is a symptom.

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Snake gourd might help with clumping in the chest

Why might Snake Gourd (Gua Lou) help with clumping in the chest?

Because it is a key herb in Xiao Xian Xiong Tang, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with clumping in the chest as a symptom)

Snake Gourds is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Large intestine, the Lung and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Clears Phlegm-Heat conditions with thick difficult to expectorate sputum. Regulates the Qi of the chest and relieves constriction and swellings of the chest and Lungs. Lubricates the Intestines.

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Other symptoms often associated with clumping in the chest

Constipation Bitter taste in the mouth Chest pain Epigastric pain Phlegm Clump