Poor Digestion (Food Stagnation)

Food Stagnation (poor digestion)

Synopsis

Food Stagnation - Infant Food Retention

Poor appetite, abdominal bloating, belching up old food, irregular bowel movements, irritability, excessive crying, possible fever, recent change of food

Treatments

Excess Type

  • Painful, crying, aggravated by pressure
  • P/T-promote digestion and remove stagnation

Deficiency Type

  • Tired child, ameliorated by pressure
  • P/T-tonify deficiency of spleen, stomach and promote digestion

Food Retention

  • Bao He Wan or Xiao Ru Wan
  • Spleen Deficiency - Jian Pi Wan

Diet

No rich, sweet, greasy foods and create fixed times for each meal and eat the same quantity at each sitting.