Fact check: 吃中药会上火吗？Would you experience heatiness after taking herbs?
Answer: The commonest tea that we drink in daily life are chrysanthemum, barley ,monk fruit tea, etc. They are herbs in cooling nature, meaning they will not create heatiness in our body, whereas they aim to clear internal heat.
The medicinal properties of Chinese medicine herbs are classified according to their nature and flavor. The nature of herbs is simply classified into cold and warm. The flavors are pungent, sweet, sour, bitter and salty, each of which has a different effect.
Cold nature herbs are used in heat syndrome and warm nature herbs used in cold syndrome.
Why did you experience heatiness after taking herbs? It is because you take the improper herbs that are not suitable for your body constitution. When there is heat in your body and you continue to take warm nature will cause more heat in your body. Instead, you should consume cooling nature herbs.