Cirrhosis according to Chinese Medicine

In Chinese Medicine cirrhosis 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 cirrhosis

Why might Jiaogulan (Jiao Gu Lan) help with cirrhosis?

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

Jiaogulan is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and detoxifies. Relieves cough, moistens the Lungs and eliminates Phlegm. Nourishes the Heart and soothes the nerves. Tonifies Qi and promotes Essence.

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Why might Milk Thistle Seed (Shui Fei Ji) help with cirrhosis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat cirrhosis as can be seen on Milk Thistle Seed's page.

Milk Thistle Seeds is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Gallbladder and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Regulates the flow of Qi in the Liver and tonify Gallbladder.

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

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat cirrhosis 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 Green Tangerine Peel (Qing Pi) help with cirrhosis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat cirrhosis as can be seen on Green Tangerine Peel's page.

Green Tangerine Peel is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Gallbladder, the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Smooths the flow of Liver Qi and releases Stagnation. Reduces Food Stagnation. Dries Damp and reduces Phlegm.

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