Liver Heat-Dissolving Decoction (Huà Gān Jiān, 化肝煎) It is used for the treatment of liver fire transformed from stagnant liver qi due to anger, which manifests as vexation, feverish sensation, distending pain in the hypochondria and various bleeding.
Why is my liver on fire?
You can develop an inflamed liver because of excessive consumption of alcohol. The liver can also become swollen from processing too many other toxins, such as excess amounts of acetaminophen or other supplements and medications. Cirrhosis is the formation of scar tissue on the liver because of alcoholism or hepatitis.
What causes liver heat TCM?
In fact, stress and blocked emotions are the most common causes of “stuck Liver qi” in our society. Anger, frustration, sadness, and depression can all result from stuck Liver qi, and when not expressed or dealt with appropriately, can also cause our Liver qi to stagnate further and lead to other symptoms.
What does the liver represent in Chinese Medicine?
5 In TCM, the liver is associated with anger, depression, and the below physical symptoms: Emotions: Anger, resentment, frustration, irritability, bitterness, and “flying off the handle”