What are the Uses of Seahorses in TCM?

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      AvatarKate
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      What are the uses of seahorses in TCM? What are the diseases in which seahorses are used for treatment in the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)?

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      Aditya SardanaAditya Sardana
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      The uses of seahorses in TCM are manifold. Seahorses are used as a yang tonic, to increase sex drive, to treat weakness of sexual organs, to remove fatigue, etc. Seahorses are contraindicated in pregnancy because they promote the expulsion of fetus from the uterus (womb). Under Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), seahorses are utilized in the treatment of a variety of diseases. For a list of diseases treated by seahorses in TCM, see this article “Seahorses in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

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