Dysentery according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine dysentery 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 dysentery

Why might Rhubarb (Da Huang) help with dysentery?

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

Rhubarb is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach, the Large intestine, the Liver and the Pericardium.

Its main actions are: Drains Excess Heat and eliminates Dampness, especially when in the Sunlight Yang stage. Cools the Blood and stops bleeding. Invigorates Blood, breaks up Stasis and relieves pain. Clears Heat and toxins from Excess. Applied topically for Hot sores and Blood Stasis.

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Why might Honeysuckle Flower (Jin Yin Hua) help with dysentery?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat dysentery as can be seen on Honeysuckle Flower's page.

Honeysuckle Flowers is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Dispels Wind-Heat derived from an External pathogen. Expels Damp-Heat from the Lower Burner. Relieves Carbuncles.

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Why might Pomegranate Peel (Shi Liu Pi) help with dysentery?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat dysentery as can be seen on Pomegranate Peel's page.

Pomegranate Peel is a Warm herb that tastes Sour. It targets the Stomach, the Kidney and the Large intestine.

Its main actions are: Astringes the Intestines and stops diarrhea. Retains Kidney Essence and Kills parasites.

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Why might Nonglutinous Japonica Rice (Jing Mi) help with dysentery?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat dysentery as can be seen on Nonglutinous Japonica Rice's page.

Nonglutinous Japonica Rice is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Spleen and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Replenishes Qi and tonifies the Spleen and Stomach. Eliminates thirst. Stops diarrhea.

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Why might Amomum Fruit (Sha Ren) help with dysentery?

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

Amomum Fruits is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach and the Kidney.

Its main actions are: Warms the Spleen and transforms Dampness. Promotes the movement of Qi for Damp and Stagnant conditions of the Stomach and Spleen. Settles a restless fetus and stops morning sickness. Prevents cloying and Stagnation sometimes caused by tonifying herbs.

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