Erysipelas according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine erysipelas can be treated by five herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

Acupuncture points used for erysipelas

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat erysipelas

Why might Flax Seed (Ya Ma Zi) help with erysipelas?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat erysipelas as can be seen on Flax Seed's page.

Flax Seeds is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Causes lubrication and dispels Wind.

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Why might Greater Burdock Fruit (Niu Bang Zi) help with erysipelas?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat erysipelas as can be seen on Greater Burdock Fruit's page.

Greater Burdock Fruits is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Lung and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior and disperses Heat. Allows the release of toxicity from the surface and clears Heat. Reduces swelling and clears pathogenic Heat. Lubricates the Intestines. Relieves sore throat.

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Why might Tokyo Violet (Zi Hua Di Ding) help with erysipelas?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat erysipelas as can be seen on Tokyo Violet 's page.

Tokyo Violets is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and toxicity and reduces swellings. Cools and reduces Hot swellings if applied topically.

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Why might Purslane (Ma Chi Xian) help with erysipelas?

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

Purslane is a Cold herb that tastes Sour. It targets the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and Cools the Blood. Clears Damp-Heat associated with skin disorders. Treats pain and swelling from insect and snake bites.

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Why might Forsythia Fruit (Lian Qiao) help with erysipelas?

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

Forsythia Fruits is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Heart, the Lung and the Small intestine.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and toxicity from the Blood. Dispels External Wind-Heat. Reduces lumps, swollen lymph nodes and sores of a Heated nature.

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