Acute nephritis according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine acute nephritis can be treated by four herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The four Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat acute nephritis

Why might Ephedra (Ma Huang) help with acute nephritis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat acute nephritis as can be seen on Ephedra's page.

Ephedra is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Bladder and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Releases the surface through sweating. Promotes the circulation of Lung Qi and stop wheezing. Promotes urination.

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Why might Motherwort Herb (Yi Mu Cao) help with acute nephritis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat acute nephritis as can be seen on Motherwort Herb's page.

Motherwort Herbs is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Moves and regulates Blood, breaks Stasis and regulates the menses. Increases the flow of urine and reduces Stagnation of water

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Why might Milkvetch Root (Huang Qi) help with acute nephritis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat acute nephritis as can be seen on Milkvetch Root's page.

Milkvetch Roots is a Warm herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Spleen and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Wei Qi and stops perspiration. Tonifies the Spleen Qi and the Yang Qi of the Earth Element. Tonifies the Qi and Blood. Expels pus and assists in the healing of wounds. Helps to regulate water metabolism in the body and reduce edema.

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Why might Cogongrass Rhizome (Bai Mao Gen) help with acute nephritis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat acute nephritis as can be seen on Cogongrass Rhizome's page.

Cogongrass Rhizomes is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Bladder, the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Stops bleeding due to Heat in the Blood. Drains Heat and encourages urination. Relieves Heat in the Stomach and Lungs.

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Other symptoms often associated with acute nephritis

Edema Abnormal uterine bleeding Hematemesis Nosebleed Hematuria Dysuria Common cold Fever Asthma Anorexia