GASTROTONIA

土陰

體質

Hepatonia is characterized by its superior or strong liver (gall bladder) and inferior lungs (large intestine). This constitution also is recognized for having a considerably strong kidney (bladder) and relatively weak pancreas (stomach).

Hepatonias are usually quiet and reserved. Because they tend to be realistic and skilled in determining situations, they usually maintain a large network of relationships. Hepatonias are also likely to be overly ambitious about achieving results rather than appreciating the process of working, which can potentially lead to unsuccessful outcomes.

A meat diet will cause this individual to sweat more frequently and fall asleep easily; however, easy sleep and frequent sweat are signs of good health for a Hepatonia. Activities that cause sweating, such as sports and sauna, will help relax the naturally-excited liver and permit good health.

Naturally high blood pressure is common for a Hepatonia; therefore, he or she must be cautious when taking medication for high blood pressure. Hepatonia patients with lower abdominal indigestion, arthritis, skin diseases, depression, or high cholesterol, are encouraged to avoid seafood and increase meat intake. Drinking wine is harmful to a Hepatonia as well.

*The descriptions above illustrate general tendencies of each constitution and are not absolute.

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