Anorexia - Chinese Medicine

Alternative medicine- Acupuncture Chinese Herbology





Anorexia - Yan Shu - Chronic
Deficient appetite with a dislike of eating (1-6years of age)

Differentiate Anorexia with: Food Retention - more belching, irregular BM and Bloating

Zhu Sha - dislike of food during hot and damp summer

Spleen and Stomach Disharmony - poor appetite with possible bloating after a forced eating with no other major symptoms.
Rx- Tiao Pi San

Spleen And Stomach Qi Deficiency - yellow dull complexion, soft stool, fatigue
Rx-Shen Ling Bai Zhu San
With Sweating - Huang Qi, Fang Feng
With Greasy Tongue Coating - Cang Zhu
With Bloating - (-Gan Cao) + regulating Qi herbs (ie-Mu Xiong, Xiang Fu)
With Soft Stool - Wei Jiang (roasted ginger), Rou Dou Kou

Stomach Yin Deficiency - dry mouth, scanty tongue coating, dry stool, thirsty
Rx-Yang Wei Zheng Ye Tang







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