Lymphadenitisaccording to TCM

Symptom family: Lymphatic Disorders

TCM Herbal Formulas for Lymphadenitis

Explore below some TCM herbal formulas used to address lymphadenitis, organized by formula type.

  • By Formula Type
  • Formulas that clear external abscesses and sores
  • External formulas for external disorders
  • Formulas that clear heat and resolve toxicity

Acupoints for Lymphadenitis

See more details below about Renying ST-9, an acupoint used to address lymphadenitis.

  • By Meridian
  • Stomach Channel
Renying ST-9

Renying ST-9

Level with the tip of Adam's apple, 1.5 cun lateral to the anterior midline, on the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

TCM Herbs for Lymphadenitis

Explore below some TCM herbs used to address lymphadenitis, organized by herb category.

  • By Herb Category
  • Herbs that clear heat and relieve toxicity
  • Herbs that clear heat and dry dampness
  • Herbs that clear heat and purge fire and/or clear summer heat
  • Warm/Acrid herbs that release the exterior
  • Cool herbs that transform phlegm and stop cough
  • Herbs that cool the blood

"Herbs that clear Heat and relieve Toxicity" recommended for lymphadenitis

Herb Formulas they belong to (if applicable)
Natural Indigo (Qing Dai) Er Qing Gao
Selanginella Herbs (Shi shang Bai) Not applicable
Dandelions (Pu Gong Ying) Not applicable
Forsythia Fruits (Lian Qiao) Not applicable
Smilax Glabra Roots (Tu Fu Ling) Not applicable

"Herbs that clear Heat and purge Fire and/or clear Summer Heat" recommended for lymphadenitis

Herb Formulas they belong to (if applicable)
Anemarrhena Rhizomes (Zhi Mu) San Zhong Kui Jian Tang
Climbing Groundsel Herbs (Qian Li Guang) Not applicable

"Warm/Acrid herbs that release the Exterior" recommended for lymphadenitis

Herb Formulas they belong to (if applicable)
Saposhnikovia Roots (Fang Feng) Shi Wei Bai Du San
Japanese Catnip (Jing Jie) Shi Wei Bai Du San