Pumpkin
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Pumpkin in TCM:

Explore the properties of Pumpkin according to Chinese
Nutrition and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):



Temperature: warm

Channels: LU, LI, ST, SP

Flavors:
Tonifies: qi

Special Properties:
circulates blood, disperses cold, clears damp, resolves phlegm


In terms of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Pumpkin is known for its ability to tonify qi. It also helps to regulate blood circulation, expel cold, resolve dampness, and resolve phlegm.

In general the ancient Chinese medical texts cite that it enters the lung, stomach, spleen, and large intestine. Furthermore Pumpkin is considered to be warm in temperature.
 





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