General Wellness

5 Classifications of Excessive Sweat

By NATURA Magazine.

1. Deficient Lung, Defensive Qi

Symptoms: flu, fatigue, pale complexion, aversion to wind while perspiring
Treatment Principle: replenish qi
Prescription: Yu Pin Feng pills

2. Disharmony of Nutritive & Defensive Qi

Symptoms: sweating, pain, feeling hot and cold
Treatment Principle: watch diet
Prescription: cinnamon twig soup

3. Heart-Blood Deficiency

Symptoms: spontaneous or night sweating, heart palpitations, fatigue, shortness of breath, pale complexion
Treatment Principle: replenish blood
Prescription: decoction for invigorating the spleen

4. Excess Heat due to Yin Deficiency

Symptoms: spontaneous or night sweating, feverish sensations in your palms, feet and chest, flushed cheeks
Treatment Principle: calm heat in the body
Prescription: Chinese Angelica soup

5. Accumulation & Stagnation of Heat

Symptoms: incessant sweating, yellowish urine, dry mouth
Treatment Principle: cleanse the liver
Prescription: Chinese Gentian soup