Diphtheria according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine diphtheria 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 diphtheria

Why might Verbena Leaf (Ma Bian Cao) help with diphtheria?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat diphtheria as can be seen on Verbena Leaf's page.

Verbena Leaves is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Spleen and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Moves Blood and unblocks Stasis. Encourages urination and lessens edema.

Read more about Verbena Leaves here

Why might Dwarf Lilyturf Root (Mai Dong) help with diphtheria?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat diphtheria as can be seen on Dwarf Lilyturf Root's page.

Dwarf Lilyturf Roots is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Replenishes Yin Essence and promotes secretions. Lubricates and nourishes the Stomach. Soothes the Lung. Nourishes the Heart.

Read more about Dwarf Lilyturf Roots here

Other symptoms often associated with diphtheria

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