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What does damp heat mean in Chinese medicine?

DAMP-HEAT IN THE SMALL INTESTINE
Loose stools or diarrhoea with mucus in the stools, abdominal fullness and pain, mental restlessness, scanty and dark urine, burning pain on urination, blood in urine.

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Moreover, how do you get rid of damp heat in Chinese medicine?

Acupuncture can help us eliminate the dampness in the body by helping promote circulation as well as supporting the body's digestion center (spleen and stomach in Chinese medicine). The heat from moxabustion can also help to dry damp.

Also Know, what foods help damp heat? Other foods for late-summer dampness Low-starch grains are a great source of energy, especially in late summer. Think wild rice; millet, barley; ancient/heirloom wheats such as einkorn; teff; freekeh, and quinoa.

Thereof, how do you get rid of damp heat?

It is advised to eat more foods that promote the body to eliminate damp-heat pathogens, such as celery, cucumber, hyacinth bean, red rice bean, bitter gourd, wax gourd, loofah, bok choy, amaranth, cabbage, wild rice stem, lotus root, tomato, water chestnut, loquat fruit, water melon, banana, bean sprouts, mung bean,

What does dampness in the body mean?

Dampness can be thought of as the condition of “high humidity” inside the body. Symptoms can include a feeling of heaviness, swelling or water retention, distended abdomen, phlegm discharge, nodular masses, loose bowels and turbidity of fluids. (Despite yellow foods being otherwise generally dampness-eliminating.)

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