Fact check: 吃中药会上火吗？Will you experience heatiness after taking herbs?
The commonest tea that we drink in daily life are chrysanthemum, barley ,monk fruit tea, etc.
They are herbs in cooling nature, can clear internal body heat, meaning they will not create heatiness in our body.
The medicinal properties of Chinese medicine herbs are classified according to their nature and flavour. The nature of herbs is classified into cold and warm. The flavours are pungent, sweet, sour, bitter and salty, each flavours has different efficacy.
Cold nature herbs are used in heat syndrome, warm nature herbs used in cold syndrome.
Why would you experience heatiness after taking herbs?
improper herbs intake that are not suitable for you will causes discomfort. When there is heat in your body and you take warm nature herbs lead to more heat in your body. Instead, you should consume cooling nature herbs.