Why is sometimes bitter and sweet in the mouth? What's wrong with your body? Let's have a look!
Generally speaking, the spleen is hot and the mouth is sweet, so the sweet mouth is caused by the dysfunction of the spleen and stomach. Because digestive system dysfunction can lead to abnormal secretion of various enzymes, amylase content in saliva increases, stimulating taste buds on the tongue and feeling sweet. In addition, diabetic patients with elevated blood sugar, saliva sugar also increased, often appear sweet mouth.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, liver heat leads to sour mouth, which is mostly formed after the heat of liver and gallbladder erodes the spleen. In addition, many people may have symptoms such as thin yellow tongue coating, abdominal distension after eating, nausea, and even chest tightness and rib pain. This indicates that you may suffer from gastritis or peptic ulcer and other diseases. It is better to have a further gastric examination immediately.
People with bitter mouth are mostly caused by dampness and heat, which are mainly caused by liver and gallbladder damp heat and stomach heat, which are generally caused by bile reflux. Therefore, it is necessary to check whether there is any problem with the stomach and gallbladder. Some people who like to eat late at night or eat spicy food can also have bile reflux, which causes oral pain; and elderly people are also prone to suffer from oral pain due to poor gastric motility; cancer patients also often suffer from oral pain; Another is that some mental workers, due to mental pressure, coupled with eating rhythm disorders, leading to gastrointestinal dysfunction, eating food in the gastrointestinal stay for too long, also easy to cause mouth pain.
People with pungent taste in the mouth or spicy sensation in the tongue are mostly caused by excessive lung heat or upper inflammation of stomach fire. They are common in hypertension, neurosis, climacteric syndrome and long-term low fever. Most of them are accompanied by cough, expectoration, and thin yellow tongue coating.
Salty mouth is related to the kidney, mostly caused by deficiency of kidney yin and floating of asthenia fire. Some of them are accompanied by soreness and weakness of the waist and knees, dizziness and tinnitus, restlessness of the five hearts, chilliness and cold limbs, fatigue and fatigue, and frequent urination at night. It is often seen in chronic nephritis, neurosis, chronic pharyngitis or oral ulcer.
It should be emphasized that the abnormal taste is also related to age, gender, emotion, environment, diet, oral hygiene and many other factors. People who smoke or drink too much and sleep less also have abnormal taste. Therefore, once there is abnormal taste, it is best to go to the hospital in time for the doctor to make a diagnosis.
Traditional Chinese medicine eliminates abnormal taste
Halitosis is mostly caused by gingival redness, swelling and pain, ulceration, bleeding or purulence, sore tongue, thirst, cold drink, constipation, yellow urine, red tongue and yellow fur, and smooth pulse. In order to accumulate heat in the stomach and steam it up to make the mouth inflamed and gingival purulent, it is appropriate to clear away the heat in the stomach, and add and subtract Qingwei powder: Danggui 12g, Huanglian, Shengdihuang, mudanji, Chenpi, Zhishi each 10g, Cimicifuga 6G, gypsum 30g, raw rhubarb 10g (after the next), one dose a day, Decoction in water.
If the patient coughs and vomits sticky yellow phlegm or thick phlegm with blood and gives off a bad smell, accompanied by chest tightness, chest pain, fever, dry throat, mouth dry, red tongue, yellow greasy fur, slippery pulse, this kind of halitosis is caused by phlegm heat blockage in the lung. Qingfei Huatan Decoction should be used to treat heat and phlegm, and Qingfei Huatan Decoction should be added and modified: Cortex Lycii, cortex mori, Platycodon grandiflorum, Trichosanthes, Scutellaria baicalensis, Fructus aurantii, almond, Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae, Poria cocos, dannanxing, qingbanxia each 10g, 30g fresh Rhizoma, 6G licorice, one dose per day, decoction. If the patient has a sour smell in the mouth, with anorexia, abdominal distension after eating, the heating is sour, the tongue coating is thick and greasy and yellow, and the pulse is slippery, which is caused by improper diet, injury to the spleen and stomach, and loss of transportation and transportation. To treat Xiaoji Hewei, Baohe pills were added: hawthorn, Shenqu, fried radish seed, Pinellia ternata, Poria cocos, tangerine peel, forsythia, chicken Neijin, Zhishi each 10 G. One dose a day, boiled in water.
The patient was conscious of bitter mouth, accompanied by hypochondriac discomfort, dizziness, headache, red eyes, tinnitus, deafness, irritability, constipation, yellow urine, red tongue and yellow fur, pulse string number. This is emotional depression, liver loss of catharsis, depression into fire and liver Qi up, so bitter. Xiaoyao Powder and Longdan Xiegan Decoction were used to treat the disease: Angelica sinensis, Atractylodes macrocephala, Radix Gentianae, Scutellaria baicalensis, Gardenia jasminoides, Alisma orientalis, Herba plantaginis, Rehmannia glutinosa, Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae, liquorice 6 G. Take one dose a day in water.
Patients often complain that the mouth is always sweet, this phenomenon is mainly due to the spleen and stomach heat, light people only feel sweet, thirsty, drink more water, heavy people eat more hunger, mouth or tongue sores, and constipation, yellow urine and other symptoms, red tongue, yellow fur, strong pulse number. Xiehuang powder combined with Qingwei powder is suitable for purging stomach heat: 10 grams of Huoxiang, gardenia, Fangfeng, Danggui, rhubarb (later), 30 grams of gypsum (first fried), 6 grams of Coptis, Cimicifuga and licorice. Take one dose a day in water. If the patient is accompanied by anorexia, dry mouth, unwilling to drink water, full of epigastric distension, fatigue, constipation, short urine, tender red tongue with less moss, and weak pulse, this is the syndrome of deficiency of both spleen and stomach, Qi and Yin. It is suitable to strengthen the stomach and spleen and develop stomach yin. The prescription is made up of Sijunzi Decoction and Yunv Decoction: Codonopsis pilosula, Rehmannia glutinosa, 30 g gypsum, Atractylodes macrocephala, Poria cocos, Ophiopogon japonicus, Achyranthes bidentata, Chenpi each 10 g, Shenqu, Dendrobium, licorice 6 G. Take one dose a day in water.
The patient is conscious of acid in the mouth, which is mostly caused by stagnation of food and indigestion in the stomach, accompanied by abdominal distension, fullness and tightness of stomach, belching and acid swallowing, rotten stool and smelly stool, yellow and greasy tongue coating, smooth and powerful pulse. Zhishi Daozhi pills are used to treat Zhishi Daozhi pills: Zhishi, Baizhu, Huangqin, Huanglian, Fuling, jinneijin, Alisma, Muxiang, rhubarb (lower part), areca 10 g, Shenqu, fried Raphani 15 G. Take one dose a day in water. If accompanied by noisy belching, epigastric acid swallowing, less appetite, flank pain, loose stool, red tongue, pulse string, it is caused by liver stomach disharmony. Zuojin Pill was added to treat liver and stomach, including Coptis chinensis, Evodia rutaecarpa, bupleurum, Atractylodes macrocephala, Poria cocos, Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae and jinneijin, 15 grams of Salvia miltiorrhiza, Paeonia alba and Shenqu, 30 grams of calcined oyster and 6 grams of licorice. Take one dose a day in water.
Patients often feel salty in the mouth, often accompanied by dry mouth and dry throat, five heart upset heat, dizziness, waist and knee soreness, tinnitus and deafness, hot flashes, bone steaming, night sweats and insomnia, short red urine, red tongue, less moss, and deep pulse. This is due to deficiency of kidney yin and inflammation of asthenia fire. It is suitable for nourishing Yin, tonifying kidney and reducing fire. The prescription is Jisheng Shenqi Pill: 25 grams of raw rehmannia, 12 grams of Cornus and Chinese yam, 10 grams of Poria cocos, Alisma orientalis, Cortex Moutan, Anemarrhenae, Cortex Phellodendri, Achyranthes plantaginis, Phyllostachys pubescens and Pericarpium Citri Reticulatae. Take one dose a day in water.