Obesity In Chinese Medicine

Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and increased health issues. In Western countries, people are considered obese when their body mass index (BMI), exceeds 30, and overweight in the range 25-30lbs. In Chinese medicine we look at this as a combination of the patterns: Stomach heat which contribute to the excessive hunger, dampness in the body expressed by the extra volume, and an accumulation of toxins.

Chinese herbs can be a very helpful addition to your program. when looking for a more modern day formula to help: clear stomach heat, resolve dampness, and remove toxins look for one containing at least one or more of the following herbs:

Chinese Herbs for Obesity

Huang Qi – Is used here for its adaptogenic effects and to enhance overall well being.

Huang Qin – Helps  to harmonize the digestion and clear heat and toxins from the body.

He Ye – Strongly helps to dissolve and eliminate dampness.


Formulas Containing Chinese Herbs for Obesity