Appendicitis according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine appendicitis 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 appendicitis

Why might Dandelion (Pu Gong Ying) help with appendicitis?

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

Dandelions is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and Fire toxicity. Dispels Damp-Heat in the Lower Burner. Increases lactation. Treats all kinds of inflammations.

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Why might Mirabilite (Mang Xiao) help with appendicitis?

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

Mirabilites is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Salty. It targets the Stomach and the Large intestine.

Its main actions are: Purges Stagnation in the Intestines caused by Heat and Dryness, Cools Heat and abates swelling

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Why might Job's Tears (Yi Yi Ren) help with appendicitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat appendicitis as can be seen on Job's Tears's page.

Job's Tears is a Cool herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Regulates water and encourages urination. Tonic to the Spleen and stops diarrhea caused by Spleen Deficiency. Reduces inflammation and eliminates pus. Dispels Wind-Damp Bi Pain. Expels Damp-Heat.

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Why might Rhubarb (Da Huang) help with appendicitis?

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

Rhubarb is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach, the Large intestine, the Liver and the Pericardium.

Its main actions are: Drains Excess Heat and eliminates Dampness, especially when in the Sunlight Yang stage. Cools the Blood and stops bleeding. Invigorates Blood, breaks up Stasis and relieves pain. Clears Heat and toxins from Excess. Applied topically for Hot sores and Blood Stasis.

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Why might Snake Gourd (Gua Lou) help with appendicitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat appendicitis as can be seen on Snake Gourd's page.

Snake Gourds is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Large intestine and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Phlegm-Heat conditions with thick difficult to expectorate sputum. Regulates the Qi of the chest and relieves constriction and swellings of the chest and Lungs. Lubricates the Intestines.

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