Reduce Food Stagnation - General Herbal Formula Category Concepts


Reduce Food Stagnation Functional Grouping

Food stagnation arises from excessive drinking and/or excessive eating particularly of fried, fatty foods, and/or excessive meat. Over a long period of indulgence tremendous harm can be done to the stomach and spleen system in Chinese Medicine leading to a breakdown in the ability to properly digest and transform food into energy. It can also arise in a more acute fashion from eating contaminated foods.

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The Reduce Food Stagnation Category Contains (2) TCM formulas In Our Database

Bao He Wan

Preserve Harmony Pills


  • Epigastric and or abdominal fullness or painful distention after meals.
  • Acid reflux, belching, vomiting with possible aversion to food due to food stagnation.
  • This formula can also be used for acute food poisoning.
  • Jian Pi Wan

    Strengthen Spleen Pills


    • For stomach and spleen qi deficiency with dampness that has potentially generated mild interior-heat - diarrhea, abdominal pain, poor appetite, epigastric pain.
    • May be used in early pregnancy for more deficient patients particularly with a tendency towards miscarriage.
    • May be used with pediatric patients for poor appetite and looser stools.
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