Symptoms of Blood Deficiency
Forgetfulness, poor memory
Shortness of breath
Pale and dry, cracked lips
Headache with lightheadedness
Numbness or tingling in limbs
Dry, brittle hair
Thin or choppy pulse
Herbs Used For Blood Deficiency
- Dang gui -- Also known as Chinese angelica root, dang gui nourishes and tonifies blood.
- Longan -- Longan berries tonify blood.
These are just some of the foods that are believed to help blood deficiency
Kaptchuk TJ. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine. Chicago: Contemporary (McGraw-Hill) 2000
Lu, H. Chinese Natural Cures, New York: Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers, 1994.