Dry and scaly skin according to Chinese Medicine

A herbal formula that might help with dry and scaly skin

Wei Jing Tang

Source date: 627 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Clears heat from the Lungs. Transforms Phlegm. Drives out Blood-Stagnation. Discharges pus.

Why might Wei Jing Tang help with dry and scaly skin?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/wind-heat_entering_the_lungs' of which dry and scaly skin is a symptom.

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Acupuncture points used for dry and scaly skin

Common reed rhizome might help with dry and scaly skin

Why might Common Reed Rhizome (Lu Gen) help with dry and scaly skin?

Because it is a key herb in Wei Jing Tang, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with dry and scaly skin as a symptom)

Common Reed Rhizomes is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Lung and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and promotes the generation of Fluids. Dispels Lung Heat. Dispels Stomach Heat. Promotes urination and clears Heat in the urinary tract. Calm the minds and stop vomiting.

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Other symptoms often associated with dry and scaly skin

Cough with foul-smelling sputum Mild chest pain