In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the concept of yang refers to the active, outward-moving energy that is associated with heat, light, and activity. In TCM theory, yang is seen as the complementary opposite of yin, which represents the passive, inward-moving energy that is associated with cold, darkness, and rest.
According to TCM theory, the balance between yin and yang is essential for maintaining good health. When yang becomes excessive or yin becomes deficient, it can lead to a range of health issues.
One way to address an excess of yang or a deficiency of yin is through the use of TCM herbs and therapies that are believed to have a calming or "subduing" effect on yang. These herbs and therapies may be used to help restore balance and promote overall well-being.
Here are some TCM herbs and therapies that are believed to have a calming effect on yang: