Adenitis according to Chinese Medicine

What is adenitis?

Adenitis is a general term for an inflammation of a gland. Often it is used to refer to lymphadenitis which is the inflammation of a lymph node but it can also refer to other glands (like the lacrimal glands in the case of dacryoadenitis).

What causes adenitis according to TCM?

There is 1 pattern of disharmony in our database - Phlegm-Fluids above the diaphragm - that is associated with adenitis. TCM sees our body (and mind) as a holistic system in which health issues stem from imbalances, known as "patterns of disharmony". These patterns can manifest in a wide range of symptoms and illnesses, such as adenitis here.

For more details on "Phlegm-Fluids above the diaphragm" and underlying causes behind adenitis, refer to this comprehensive page on the subject.

Herbal formulas used in TCM for adenitis

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Individual herbs used in TCM for adenitis

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Acupuncture and acupressure points for adenitis

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TCM dietary and lifestyle recommendations that might help with adenitis

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