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.

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The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat dysentery

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 Rock Sugar (Bing Tang) help with dysentery?

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

Rock Sugar is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Spleen and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Tonifies Qi and moisturizes the Lungs. Relieves cough and resolves Phlegm.

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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 Heart, the Lung and the Stomach.

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 Chicken Egg Yolk (Ji Zi Huang) help with dysentery?

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

Chicken Egg Yolks is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart and the Kidney.

Its main actions are: Nourishes Yin and moisturizes Dryness. Nourishes blood and dispels Wind.

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Why might Sweetflag Rhizome (Shi Chang Pu) help with dysentery?

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

Sweetflag Rhizomes is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Opens the Orifices, awakens the Mind (Shen) and expels Wind-Damp Phlegm. Harmonizes the Earth element and dispels Damp. Applied internally or externally for Wind-Cold-Damp painful obstruction.

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