Abcesses according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine abcesses can be treated by five herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat abcesses

Why might Fleeceflower Root (He Shou Wu) help with abcesses?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat abcesses as can be seen on Fleeceflower Root's page.

Fleeceflower Roots is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Nourishes the Liver, Kidneys and Essence. Tonifies the Blood. Moistens the Intestines. The raw form of this herb is used for Fire and toxicity.

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Why might Tokyo Violet (Zi Hua Di Ding) help with abcesses?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat abcesses as can be seen on Tokyo Violet 's page.

Tokyo Violets is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and toxicity and reduces swellings. Cools and reduces Hot swellings if applied topically.

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Why might Ox Gallstone (Niu Huang) help with abcesses?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat abcesses as can be seen on Ox Gallstone's page.

Ox Gallstones is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and Detoxifies. Calms Liver-Wind. As an aromatic it opens the cavities to expel phlegm.

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Why might Scallion (Cong Bai) help with abcesses?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat abcesses as can be seen on Scallion's page.

Scallions is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior and disperses Wind-Cold through sweating. Vitalizes the Yang Qi and disperses Cold. Removes toxicity of swellings.

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Why might Bitter Orange Seed (Ju He) help with abcesses?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat abcesses as can be seen on Bitter Orange Seed's page.

Bitter Orange Seeds is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Regulates the flow of the Qi. Disperses nodules and relieves pain.

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