Diabetes according to Chinese Medicine

In Chinese Medicine diabetes 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 diabetes

Why might Mulberry Fruit (Sang Shen) help with diabetes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat diabetes as can be seen on Mulberry Fruit's page.

Mulberry Fruits is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Sour. It targets the Heart, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Blood, nourishes Yin and engenders body fluid. Lubricates the Intestines.

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Why might American Ginseng (Xi Yang Shen) help with diabetes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat diabetes as can be seen on American Ginseng's page.

American Ginseng is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Heart, the Kidney and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Benefits the Qi, generates Fluids and nourishes the Yin. Nourishes Lung Yin. Calms restlessness.

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Why might Unprepared Rehmannia (Di Huang) help with diabetes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat diabetes as can be seen on Unprepared Rehmannia's page.

Unprepared Rehmannia is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat by Cooling Blood. Tonifies Yin by promoting Fluid production. Soothes the Heart by calming Blazing Fire. Cools and nourishes.

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Why might Goji Tree Root Bark (Di Gu Pi) help with diabetes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat diabetes as can be seen on Goji Tree Root Bark's page.

Goji Tree Root Bark is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Kidney, the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Yin Deficient Heat;. Clears Lung Heat and stops cough. Cools the Blood when there is reckless movement of Blood. Drains Fire when Kidney Water is unable to control Fire.

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Why might Schisandra Berry (Wu Wei Zi) help with diabetes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat diabetes as can be seen on Schisandra Berry's page.

Schisandra Berries is a Warm herb that tastes Sour and Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Kidney and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Kidneys and preserves the Essence. Astringes the Lung Qi and stops coughing. Retains Bodily Fluids and encourages their production. Tonifies the Heart and calms the spirit (Shen).

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Other symptoms often associated with diabetes

Insomnia Night sweats Asthma Dizziness Fever Dry cough Edema Nosebleed Tinnitus Hypertension