Food poisoning from seafood according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine food poisoning from seafood can be treated by four herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The four Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat food poisoning from seafood

Why might Chinese White Olive (Qing Guo) help with food poisoning from seafood?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat food poisoning from seafood as can be seen on Chinese White Olive's page.

Chinese White Olives is a Neutral herb that tastes Sour and Sweet. It targets the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Dissipates nodules and swollen glands. Retains bodily Fluids and encourages their production.

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Why might Wax Gourd (Dong Gua) help with food poisoning from seafood?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat food poisoning from seafood as can be seen on Wax Gourd's page.

Wax Gourd is a Cool herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Bladder, the Gallbladder and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Promotes the generation of Fluids. Removes phlegm and promotes urination.

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Why might Perilla Leaf (Zi Su Ye) help with food poisoning from seafood?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat food poisoning from seafood as can be seen on Perilla Leaf's page.

Perilla Leaves is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Spleen and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior and disperses Cold. Promotes the circulation of Spleen and Stomach Qi. Calms a restless fetus. Detoxifies seafood poisoning

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Why might Fresh Ginger (Sheng Jiang) help with food poisoning from seafood?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat food poisoning from seafood as can be seen on Fresh Ginger's page.

Fresh Ginger is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior and disperses Cold. Warms and circulates Qi in the Middle Burner. Calms a restless fetus and treats morning sickness. Treats seafood poisoning.

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Other symptoms often associated with food poisoning from seafood

Phlegm Coughing Common cold Loss of appetite Morning sickness Vomiting Sore throat Excessive thirst Nasal congestion Edema