Diphtheria according to Chinese Medicine

Three herbal formulas that might help with diphtheria

Hui Chun Dan

Source date: Late 18th century

Number of ingredients: 19 herbs

Key actions: Opens the sensory orifices. Arrests spasms and convulsions. Clears Heat and transforms Phlegm.

Why might Hui Chun Dan help with diphtheria?

Hui Chun Dan has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of diphtheria

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Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang

Source date: the 18th century

Number of ingredients: 8 herbs

Key actions: Nourishes the Yin. Improves throat. Resolves toxicity. Clears the Lungs.

Why might Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang help with diphtheria?

Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of diphtheria

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Zi Xue Dan

Source date: 752 AD

Number of ingredients: 17 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat. Opens the sensory orifices. Controls spasms and convulsions. Extinguishes Wind.

Why might Zi Xue Dan help with diphtheria?

Zi Xue Dan has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of diphtheria

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Other symptoms often associated with diphtheria

Dry cough Insomnia Dry mouth Constipation Edema Jaundice Fever Dysentery Strangury Amenorrhea