Collection: Spleen Qi Deficiency
What is Spleen Qi Deficiency in TCM?
Spleen Qi Deficiency is a pattern in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that refers to an imbalance or deficiency in the body's qi, or vital energy, specifically in the spleen. This deficiency can manifest as physical symptoms such as fatigue, weakness, and a lack of appetite, as well as mental symptoms such as poor concentration and memory. Spleen Qi Deficiency is often caused by factors such as stress, overwork, and an unhealthy diet.
How is Spleen Qi Deficiency Treated in TCM?
The treatment of Spleen Qi Deficiency in TCM typically involves the use of herbal remedies and acupuncture to help strengthen and balance the body's qi. These remedies may include herbs that have tonifying and nourishing properties, as well as acupuncture points that target the organs and channels associated with the spleen. In addition to these therapies, TCM practitioners may also recommend lifestyle changes such as improving diet and reducing stress to help prevent the recurrence of Spleen Qi Deficiency.