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English translation: According to the traditional Chinese medicine, the grapefruit tastes sweet and sour, and is cold in

13:15 Nov 19, 2006
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Nutrition / TCM
Chinese term or phrase: Help with sentence
祖国医学也认为,柚子味甘酸、性寒,具有理气化痰、润肺清肠、补血健脾等功效,能治食少、口淡、消化不良等症,能帮助消化、除痰止渴、理气散结。
I already asked one expression from this sentence but the longer I think about the whole sentence the more difficult is it to me. Is there anybody who could help me with the whole sentence? It is actually a description of pomelos but there are some terms from TCM I don't know...
TIA!
Inga Jakobi
Germany
Local time: 08:45
English translation:According to the traditional Chinese medicine, the grapefruit tastes sweet and sour, and is cold in
Explanation:
According to the traditional Chinese medicine, the grapefruit tastes sweet and sour, and is cold in property. It functions as regulating Qi and resolving phlegm; moistening the lung and clearing the intestine; tonifying the blood and strengthening the spleen. It could help digestion; quenching thirst and clearing phlegm; regulating the flow ofQi, resolving mass and removing the obstruction of channels.

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能治食少、口淡、消化不良等症

It could help digestion; quenching thirst and clearing phlegm; regulating the flow ofQi, resolving mass and removing the obstruction of channels***in the treatment of poor appetite, tastelessness, dyspepsia and etc.
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Ray Luo
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According to the traditional Chinese medicine, the grapefruit tastes sweet and sour, and is cold in


Explanation:
According to the traditional Chinese medicine, the grapefruit tastes sweet and sour, and is cold in property. It functions as regulating Qi and resolving phlegm; moistening the lung and clearing the intestine; tonifying the blood and strengthening the spleen. It could help digestion; quenching thirst and clearing phlegm; regulating the flow ofQi, resolving mass and removing the obstruction of channels.

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Note added at 1 day6 hrs (2006-11-20 19:49:17 GMT)
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Sorry, one sentence was missing.

能治食少、口淡、消化不良等症

It could help digestion; quenching thirst and clearing phlegm; regulating the flow ofQi, resolving mass and removing the obstruction of channels***in the treatment of poor appetite, tastelessness, dyspepsia and etc.

Ray Luo
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:45
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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Thanks! Ths really helped a lot!
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