The lung (fei) is known as the 'prime minister' of the zang organs, which helps to manage air and water within the body.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, this is a very popular meridian to regulate and control vital energy (qi) to circulate throughout the body.
So, here's how the lung meridian can help re-connect your yin and yang...
What is the lung meridian?
In the eyes of TCM and Indian yoga practices, the lung is associated with wei qi, a form of defence energy which can contribute towards improved immunity.
The lung has a downward qi, meaning that all water and body fluids travel down towards the urinary bladder for excretion.
What are the functions of the lung?
Within the lung, the vital essence can produce many potential health boosting functions such as...
- Control qi and respiration
- Maintain the downwards flow of body fluids
- Regulate water circulation
- Store vitality or animal soul
- Link to the nose which is seen in skin and body hair
Without this vital essence, the effects may turn to symptoms of depression, dejection, sorrow and anxiety.
What are the solutions?
Utilising Chinese herbal supplements is a fantastic and sustainable way to potentially boost your lung health through the meridians.
Check out the best remedies here:
- Bi Yan Pian 鼻炎片 (Xanthium & Magnolia)
- Huo Xiang Zheng Qi San 藿香正气散 (Patchouli & Liquorice Root)
- Mai Men Dong Tang 麦门冬汤 (Lily-Turf & Pinellia Rhizome)
- Mai Wei Di Huang Wan 麦味地黄丸 (Rehmannia & Chinese Yam)
- Xiao Chai Hu Tang 小柴胡汤 (Thorowax Root & Panax Ginseng)*
Our daily recommended dosage of Chinese herbal supplements is 6 tablets*.
The traditional way of taking these is three tablets, twice a day (morning and evening).
Some of the Aura team prefer to take these with breakfast in the morning, and just before bed in the evening.
*Exception is Xiao Chai Hu Tang, which recommends 4 tablets per day. We always recommend consulting a Chinese medical practitioner prior to starting supplementation, as they will be able to give tailored advice on your personal recommended daily dosage.
How long does each formula last for?
Each bottle of Aura contains 60 tablets. Following the recommended daily intake, this will last 10 days when consuming 6 tablets per day to assist your wellbeing goals.
If you have been advised to take a lower dosage by your Chinese medical practitioner, these formulas may last up to 2 weeks.
Now that you've got an array of herbal supplements to support your heart function, kickstart your journey towards a healthier and happier lifestyle with the help of natural Chinese herbs!
For any further queries regarding the Aura herbal supplement range or any other products, please email email@example.com and we'll be happy to help.