Gu Ya

Gu Ya in TCM:


English Name: sprouted setaria, sprouted oryza, sprouted millet
Pharmacuetical Name: Fructus Setariae Germinatus
Properties: sweet, neutral
Explore the properties of Gu Ya according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):

Temperature: neutral
Channels: ST, SP
Flavors: sweet
Regulates: resolves food stagnation

Actions / Indications:
  • Dissolves Food Stagnation; strengthens Stomach (food stagnation from undigested starchy foods; weak digestion, appetite loss due to SP / ST deficiency; similar to mai ya but weaker)