Burns according to Chinese Medicine

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat burns

Why might Gold Coin Herb (Jin Qian Cao) help with burns?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat burns as can be seen on Gold Coin Herb 's page.

Gold Coin Herb is a Cool herb that tastes Salty and Sweet. It targets the Bladder, the Gallbladder, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Drains Damp-Heat. Promotes urination. Cools Heat and disperses swellings. Cools Blood and dispels Toxicity.

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Why might Rhubarb (Da Huang) help with burns?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat burns 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 Bright Yang stage according to the Six Stages Theory. 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 Shiny-Leaf Prickly-Ash (Liang Mian Zhen) help with burns?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat burns as can be seen on Shiny-Leaf Prickly-Ash's page.

Shiny-Leaf Prickly-Ash is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Promotes the flow of Qi to relieve pain. Activates Blood to eliminate Blood stasis. Dispels Wind and clears Meridians. Dispels toxicity and reduces swelling.

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Why might Honey (Feng Mi) help with burns?

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

Honey is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Large intestine and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Reinforces the spleen and stomach. Moistens dryness, relieves pain, and detoxifies.

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Why might Rhodiola Root (Hong Jing Tian) help with burns?

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

Rhodiola Roots is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Liver.

Its main actions are: Supplies Qi and activates blood circulation. Clears meridians and eases wheezing. Stop bleeding and relieves leukorrhea,

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