The Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness Functional Grouping

Our database contains 7 TCM Herbs in the Aromatic Herbs That Transform Dampness functional grouping

  • The concept of dampness indicates a damp pathogenic influence which causes stagnation in the middle warmer (i.e. the Stomach and Spleen Channels).
  • General symptoms are - distension and fullness in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting or spitting up of sour fluids, absence of thirst, loss of appetite, diarrhea with some difficult in defecation, headache, body aches, etc.
  • The tongue will generally have a greasy coating (either white or yellow) and the pulse will often be soggy.
  • Aromatic herbs are used to revive the spleen with their fragrance and their strong effect in the transformation of dampness.
  • The majority of the herbs in this section are acrid, warm, aromatic, and dry - all properties which can potentially exhaust qi and injure the yin.

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