Shen Qu is also known as medicated leaven. The sweet, acrid and warm herb has been used in TCM to enhance digestion, treat lack of appetite, flatulence, diarrhea, stomach flu, etc., as it moves Qi,  strengthens the Spleen, stops diarrhea, regulates the Exterior, promotes digestion, harmonizes the Stomach, etc., by enhancing the functions of spleen …