Colitis according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine colitis can be treated by two herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The two Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat colitis

Why might Houttuynia (Yu Xing Cao) help with colitis?

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

Houttuynia is a Cool herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Lung.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and toxins. Reduces inflammation and expels pus. Dispels Damp-Heat and stimulates urination.

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

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat colitis 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.

Read more about Job's Tears here