Appendicitis according to Chinese Medicine

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Five herbal formulas that might help with appendicitis

Da Cheng Qi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Purges Heat from the Stomach and Intestines. Relieves constipation.

Why might Da Cheng Qi Tang help with appendicitis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/heat_in_yang_brightness_organs' of which appendicitis is a symptom.

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Da Huang Fu Zi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 3 herbs

Key actions: Warms the Interior. Disperses Cold. Unblocks the bowels. Alleviates pain.

Why might Da Huang Fu Zi Tang help with appendicitis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/exterior_cold_invading_the_interior' of which appendicitis is a symptom.

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Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Clears Stagnant Heat in the intestines. Reduces swelling and disperses lumps.

Why might Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang help with appendicitis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/blood_stagnation_with_heat' of which appendicitis is a symptom.

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Shi Wei San

Source date: 1687 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Clears heat. Promotes the resolution of Dampness. Unblocks painful urinary dribbling. Expels stones.

Why might Shi Wei San help with appendicitis?

Shi Wei San has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of appendicitis

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Si Ni San

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Regulates Liver and Spleen. Eliminates Internal Heat.

Why might Si Ni San help with appendicitis?

Si Ni San has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of appendicitis

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Acupuncture points used for appendicitis