How do I get rid of damp heat in my body?

Acupuncture. Acupuncture can help us eliminate the dampness in the body by helping promote circulation as well as supporting the body’s digestion center (spleen and stomach in Chinese medicine). The heat from moxibustion can also help to dry dampness.

What can I eat with damp reflux?

Celery, cucumber, eggplant, green or mint tea, lotus root, aloe vera, bananas and melons are all excellent candidates. If you suspect that you need to clear dampness from your body, bitter and pungent flavors are the way to go. Try to include onions, radishes, arugula and bitter melon in your meals.

What can I eat to reduce dampness?

Foods to resolve dampness include;

  • Grains. Corn, barley, basmati rice. Vegetables.
  • Asparagus, celery, Chinese cabbage. Fruit. Blueberry, cranberry.
  • Button mushroom, olive mushroom, watercress. Nuts. Almonds, walnuts.
  • Seaweed, radish, water chestnut. Fruit.
  • Mustard leaf, onion, scallion. Herbs and spices.

What are damp producing foods?

Foods known to cause dampness include: milk products (except yogurt), sugar and sweets, white-wheat flour, refined starch and highly processed starch products, excess raw fruits (sugar) and raw vegetables (mould from the soil), excess mushrooms and fungi, peppers, cold beverages (which immobilize immune cells on the …

What Chinese food is good for acid reflux?

What to Order

  • Wonton soup.
  • Velvety corn soup.
  • Egg drop soup.
  • Steamed dumplings.
  • Summer rolls.
  • Steamed pork buns (vegetarian fillings are the safest)
  • Satay skewers (peanut sauce on the side)
  • Steamed fish dishes (sauce on the side)

How do you cure dampness in TCM?

If our intestines and stomach are not working properly, our ability to eliminate dampness is weak. Chinese medicine suggests detoxing and strengthening the spleen so as to increase the body’s ability to dispel water. You can make some herbal soup and teas to help enhance the spleen functioning.

Does coffee cause dampness?

The problem with coffee is that it also adds heat to the body, and while it can drain dampness, it also drains the beneficial yin fluids in your body at the same time.

Are eggs a damp food?

Damp foods and drinks include: Sugar and sweeteners. Eggs and meat. Soy products. Slimy foods such as okra and linseeds.

What foods help your body clear damp heat?

What foods help your body clear Damp-Heat? 1 citrus fruits except oranges. 2 coix seed. 3 cucumber. 4 duck meat, (this is a rich sweet meat, so can be too heating). 5 bitter gourd. 6 (more items)

What foods are in the damp heat category?

This category of damp heat foods includes puddings, ice-cream, sugar in coffee and cakes, biscuits, and foods that rapidly turn to sugar during digestion, including foods made with refined flour, such as white bread, bread rolls and crackers.

Why are some damp heat foods bad for You?

Washing with cold water helps to clean it but, because of the damp air, the water doesn’t dry easily so the moulds quickly return. In the same way, there are some foods, ‘damp heat foods’, that make it worse. If taken too often, these damp-heat foods may even produce Damp-Heat in susceptible people.

What’s the best way to get rid of dampness?

The best diet for combating candida and SIBO, and effectively removing dampness from the body, is a diet centered on traditional foods. This means removing all processed foods, sugar, and sweets, and introducing more nutrient dense foods into the diet.