Excess hot moisture

2 September, 2022

Excess hot moisture deforms, obstructs, has connotation of pasty, fixed, so dense. Humidity can be exogenous, due to prolonged exposure to it due to weather or work. Or endogenous: eliminating foods from the diet that produce moisture such as (dairy, refined sugar …).

It is worse, if there is a Yang void in the spleen and kidney. Moisture favors the accumulation of phlegm and also the stagnation of blood.

Symptoms of excess hot moisture

  • Alterations in food processing and transport
  • Asthenia
  • Be thirsty without wanting to drink
  • Bitter and dry mouth
  • Deaf headache with a feeling of heaviness in the head
  • Digestive heaviness
  • Flatulence
  • Foul-smelling pasty or/or diarrheal stools
  • Itchy skin that is felt on one or all of the body and causes the need or desire to scratch
  • Joint pain
  • Lack of appetite
  • Low but constant fever
  • Nausea
  • Poor appetite
  • Rash
  • Sensation of pain and tightness of the epigastrium or abdomen, heat, heaviness, burning in the anus
  • Small, dark urine
  • Sticky sweats
  • Vomiting
  • Yellow complexion (tangerine skin), yellowish, yellow sclera

Main causes of excess hot moisture

  • Improper feeding such as (foods of a hot nature, excess cold water or hydration)
  • Prolonged exposure to hot moisture from weather or work
  • Yang deficient in the spleen, lung,  or kidney

Treatment of excess hot moisture

Remove hot moisture especially by strengthening the spleen to transform moisture.

Tone the Yang of the spleen as well as the kidney

Quantum accessory



E40B9 : removal of perverse moisture

VC9E28 : open the waterways and also eliminate it

B6 : Muscle Blocks

B5 : in case of swollen foot

VB41 : gives strength to the legs

If there is Yang deficient in the kidney add the indicated points.

Therapeutic nutrition

Baked foods, fried foods, cooked under pressure, long sautéed, stewed, boiled and also dehydrated…

  • All legumes and cereals
  • Artichoke
  • Asparagus
  • Bearberry
  • Cardamom
  • Carrot
  • Ginseng
  • Giving greens
  • Gomasio
  • Heath
  • Juniper berry
  • Licorice
  • Millet
  • Omega Q
  • Parsley
  • Tempeh
  • Thyme
  • White meat

Essential oils

  • Cardamom
  • Geranium
  • Juniper berry
  • Niaouli
  • Pines or fir trees
  • Thyme

Contraindications in case of excess hot moisture

Foods of a hot nature, fats, alcohol, sugar, cheeses, baked, fried, cooked under pressure, sautéed long, stewed, boiled and also dehydrated.

Onion, leek, scallion, garlic, cherries, litchis, buckwheat, fried tempeh, chestnut, pine nut, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, anise, oregano, fennel, dill, cumin, nutmeg, mustard, bay leaf, fenugreek, turmeric, chives, chilies, cocoa, wine, sausages, meats in general that generate heat trout, lamb and anchovies, infusions of spices such as cloves, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, coffee …


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