Symptoms of Liver Qi Stagnation
Pain or discomfort anywhere along the sides of the body
Sensation of a lump in throat
Bitter taste in mouth
Abdominal pain and discomfort
Stomachache that improves after massage
Stomachache that worsens with anger
PMS with irritability or swollen breasts
Irregular or painful periods
Churning sensation in stomach.
Normal tongue, sides may be curled up.
Nervous and emotional disorders
Foods Used For Liver Qi Stagnation
These are just some of the foods that are believed to help liver qi stagnation
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