Can I take crocin on an empty stomach?

Crocus sativus

TCM effects

1 move blood

These medicinal herbs are mostly neutral to hot in terms of temperature. Their taste is usually hot, bitter or sweet.
If Qi stagnation persists for a long time, it can lead to blood stagnation. Yang deficiency, blood deficiency, phlegm build-up, stomach fire, food retention and persistent emotional influences can lead to blood stagnation. This manifests as heart-blood stagnation, liver-blood stagnation, or stomach-blood stagnation.

Medicinal herbs examples:
Achillea millefolium, Arnica Montana, Crocus sativus, Ruta graveolens

Clinical manifestations:
Pain, disposition to thrombosis, osteoarthritis, disposition to cancer, cancers

Heart-blood stagnation:
Angina pectoris, stabbing pain in the area of ​​the heart, oppression and feeling of pressure in the area of ​​the heart, radiating into the arm
Tongue: blue-violet, blue-violet dots, congested tongue veins; Surface: little
Pulse: irregular, bumpy, rough, wiry, thin

Liver-blood stagnation:
Menstrual pain, dark menstrual blood with lumps, irregular menstruation, abdominal pain, pressure deteriorated, irritable colon, nosebleeds
Tongue: blue-violet, blue-violet dots on the edges, congested tongue veins; Surface: little
Pulse: rough, wiry

Gastric blood stagnation:
Blood in stool, tarry stool, epigastric pain, boring, stabbing, pressure worsened
Tongue: blue-violet, blue-violet dots in the middle, congested tongue veins; Surface: little
Pulse: rough, wiry

Dysmenorrhea, painful menstrual bleeding, irregular menstrual bleeding, pain, cramps, impotence, loss of libido

2 Eliminate heat caused by yin deficiency

These medicinal herbs are usually cool to cold in terms of temperature behavior. Their taste is usually bitter and sweet.
The heat from the yin deficiency manifests itself primarily in the heart, stomach, kidneys, and lungs. Long-term febrile illnesses, chronic overwork, stress, irregular eating, drugs, or excessive alcohol consumption can lead to yin deficiency heat.
Medicinal herbs that eliminate heat from yin deficiency can also be used for liver yang from blood or yin deficiency.
In order to treat the root, yin toning medicinal herbs are usually added.

Medicinal herbs examples:
Cimicifuga racemosa, Humulus lupulus, Melissa officinalis, Salvia officinalis

Clinical manifestations:
Arthritis, fever, fever at night, afternoon fever, febrile sensations on the palms of the hands, soles of the feet and on the chest, night sweats, flushing of the cheeks, thirst

Empty heat in the stomach and intestines:
Inflammation of the stomach lining, stomach ulcer, heartburn, dyspepsia, dry stool, dry constipation, celiac disease

Empty heat in the lungs:
dry cough, cough with blood, hoarseness

Empty heat in the heart:
Palpitations, insomnia with lots of dreams, forgetfulness

Ascending Liver Yang:
Headaches, migraines, tinnitus, hearing loss, internal restlessness, outbursts of anger, irritability, dry red eyes, visual disturbances, hypertension

Pulse: fast, thin
Tongue: red, without coating, cracks

Inflammation from excessive fire, fever, hysteria, menopausal syndrome, menopausal symptoms, climacteric

3 Tonify blood

These medicinal herbs are usually cool to neutral in terms of temperature. Their taste is usually sweet, bitter or sour.
A weak constitution or a chronic illness, severe blood loss, poor nutrition, lack of sleep and constant psychological stress can manifest a liver-blood deficiency or a heart-blood deficiency.

Medicinal herbs examples:
Avena sativa, Paeonia officinalis, Rumex crispus, Urtica urens, Mahonia aquifolium

Clinical manifestations:
Liver blood deficiency:
Poor vision, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, night blindness, dry eyes, floaters, dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness, forgetfulness, ringing in the ears, difficulty falling asleep, sleepwalking, talking in sleep, restless sleep, insomnia, hypertension due to rising liver yang, poorly nourished brittle muscles , Tendons and ligaments, periosteum irritation, joint problems, grinding joints, cartilage degeneration, spasms, tremors, numbness, brittle, brittle, dull and dry nails, hair and skin, skin problems, irregular menstruation with little blood, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, intermenstrual bleeding, scanty Menstrual flow, restless fetus, threatened abortion, anemia, anorexia, decreased milk production, pale pale face, lips and nails, dry constipation, dry skin
Tongue: pale, thin, small tongue body; Surface: dry, thin or little
Pulse: thin, rough, possibly wiry

Heart-blood deficiency:
Palpitations, palpitations with anxiety, absences, nervousness, difficulty falling asleep, many dreams, anxiety, tiredness, dizziness, pale face and lips
Tongue: pale, thin, small tongue body; Surface: dry, thin or little
Pulse: thin, rough

Anemia, anemia, infertility, depression, lack of energy

4 Eliminate wind-cold / heat-wet (rheumatism / bi-syndrome)

These medicinal herbs have a cool, neutral to hot temperature behavior. Their taste is usually bitter, hot or sweet. These medicinal herbs dissolve obstruction syndromes of qi and blood in the meridians and secondary vessels, tendons, muscles and bones. Some have a toning effect on the kidneys and liver and thus strengthen and nourish the associated tissues, bones and tendons at the same time.
Pain can wander or be fixed in place. Wind-cold-wetness can transform into wind-heat-wetness.
Depending on the symptoms, cool and anti-inflammatory, or warm and stimulating, anti-rheumatic medicinal herbs are used.

Medicinal herbs examples:
Boswellia sacra, Cimicifuga racemosa, Harpagophytum procumbens, Juniperus communis

Clinical manifestations:
Rheumatic complaints, muscular rheumatism, myalgia, muscle pain, tendon spasms, numbness of the muscles, soft tissue rheumatism, fibromyalgia, joint pain, rheumatoid arthritis, arthrosis, arthritis, degenerative joint diseases, gout, neuralgia, sciatica

Tongue, pulse: different - depending on the situation and cause.

Neuralgia, rheumatism

5 Dissolve / transform moisture / moisture

These medicinal herbs are usually warm in terms of temperature behavior. Their taste is spicy, hot, aromatic and fragrant. They promote the Qi, the Yun Hua function / transport and transformation function of the spleen and convert cloudy moisture.
The causes are usually too cold and raw food and long-term exposure to moisture and cold.

Medicinal herbs examples:
Anethum graveolens, Carum carvi, Elettaria cardamomum, Juniperus communis

Clinical manifestations:
Feeling of fullness in the epigastrium and abdomen, indigestion, vomiting, acid regurgitation, loss of appetite, flatulence, colic, diarrhea, loose stool, sweet taste in the mouth, thick, slimy saliva, increased cholesterol levels, hyperlipidemia, dull pain, heavy dull head, hyperthyroidism in the joints, physical heaviness, fatigue, tiredness, poor concentration, poor memory, cellulite, lymph congestion, fluid accumulation, edema, overweight, obesity, leucorrhea, vaginal flu, much light-colored urine, no thirst, fungal attack, candida, mucous membrane fungi in the mouth and vagina, skin , Skin rashes with fluid, latent acidosis, supportive with Bi-Syndrome and chronic inflammation, disposition for arteriosclerosis, disposition for cataracts, disposition for cancer

Tongue: pale; Topping: sticky, thick, white, wet
Pulse: slippery, slow

Diarrhea, diarrhea, asthma, chronic cough, jaundice, jaundice, liver cirrhosis, spleen swelling

TEN effects

1 moisturize / nourish and warm

Moisturize / nourish:
Moisturizing is to be understood as the stimulation of the body's independent formation of new juices and substances. Nourishing, on the other hand, describes the supply of juices and substances from outside, such as phytoestrogens.

To warm:
Warming describes both the energetic and temperature-related warmth as well as the moving aspect. Warming also means diluting and distributing juices.

Anemia, anemia, infertility, depression, lack of energy, cirrhosis of the liver, dysmenorrhea, painful menstrual bleeding, irregular menstrual bleeding, pain, cramps, impotence, loss of libido

1 dry and warm

Dry:
Drying is understood to mean the removal of excessive moisture from the cells and the body and also the contracting, astringent effect.

To warm:
Warming describes both the energetic and temperature-related warmth as well as the moving aspect. Warming also means diluting and distributing juices.

Diarrhea, diarrhea, asthma, chronic cough, jaundice, jaundice, spleen swelling

Eliminate 2 sharpening

Derive sharpening:
Sharps are tissue-irritating substances that can often trigger an inflammatory reaction. They can be divided into exogenous pungency such as bacteria or heavy metals and the body's own peculiarities such as uric acid or metabolic end products.

Cold as well as warming therapeutic agents are often used to divert sharpness.

Neuralgia, rheumatism, inflammation from excessive heat, fever

3 moisturize / nourish and cool

Moisturize / nourish:
Moisturizing is to be understood as the stimulation of the body's independent formation of new juices and substances. Nourishing, on the other hand, describes the supply of juices and substances from outside, such as phytoestrogens.

Cool:
Cooling refers to the energetic effect, the temperature and the reduction in the activity of life processes. Cooling also means thickening juices.

Menopausal syndrome, menopausal symptoms, climacteric

TCM contraindications

Do not use during pregnancy. When the biliary tract is blocked.

TCM side effects

Stomach discomfort can occur in the event of an overdose. Use for gallstones only after consultation with the therapist. From around 5 g saffron is toxic to adults, from around 20 g it is fatal.

TEN contraindications

Do not use during pregnancy. When the biliary tract is blocked.

TEN side effects

In the event of an overdose, stomach problems may occur. Use for gallstones only after consultation with the therapist. From around 5 g saffron is toxic to adults, from around 20 g it is fatal.

preparation

tinctureScar Man (stig.)Take 10-30 drops 3 times a day with water 1½ hour before or after meals.
Infusion / infusionScar Man (stig.)Drink a cup of tea 3 times a day.