Barley Sprouts (ShengMaiYa)
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Reduces Food Stagnation, improves digestion and strengthens the Stomach;
Facilitates the smooth flow of Liver Qi
Food Stagnation due to undigested starchy foods or grains and all types of fruit;
Poorly digested milk in infants;
Food Stagnation due to Spleen Qi Deficiency with weak digestion and anorexia (weak function);
Discontinuation of nursing;
Painful, distended breasts;
As an adjunctive for Liver Qi Stagnation with a stifling sensation or distention in the epigastrium or ribs, belching and anorexia
Contraindicated for lactating women except in very low dosage (9g).
Long-term use may injure the Kidneys.
Use with caution when used with anti-diabetic drugs such as insulin, tolbutamide (Orinase), glipizide (Glucotrol) and glyburide (DiaBeta/Micronase) as there may be a synergistic effect leading to to hypoglycemia.