THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS NOT A REPLACEMENT FOR A DOCTOR. YOU SHOULDN’T USE IT FOR THE PURPOSE OF SELF-DIAGNOSING OR SELF-MEDICATING BUT RATHER SO YOU CAN HAVE A MORE INFORMED DISCUSSION WITH A PROFESSIONAL TCM PRACTITIONER OR YOUR FAMILY GP.
The Stomach's main function is to 'receive' ingested food and drinks for absorption. The Stomach is the root of Body Fluids and it prefers Dampness. Stomach disorders are mainly caused by diet. The Stomach Qi can be either Stagnated or depleted due to excessive worry or thinking.