Problem

Unpleasant taste in mouth

Incidence:
In Chinese medicine: a bitter taste suggests heat, most commonly of the liver or gall bladder; a sweet pasty taste suggest damp heat in the spleen; foul taste points to liver or stomach heat; salty taste indicates kidney disharmony. Inability to distinguish tastes is usually due to deficient spleen qi.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Teeth, mouth
Sensory
Date of last update
28.06.1999 – 00:00 CEST