Erythema according to Chinese Medicine

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Two herbal formulas that might help with erythema

Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin

Source date: 1742 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat. Resolves Toxicity. Cools the Blood. Reduces swelling.

Why might Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin help with erythema?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/toxic_heat' of which erythema is a symptom.

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Gui Zhi Shao Yao Zhi Mu Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 9 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat and inflammations. Unblocks the flow of Yang Qi and promotes movement (in areas with painful obstruction). Clears Wind and Damp. Relieves pain.

Why might Gui Zhi Shao Yao Zhi Mu Tang help with erythema?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/painful_obstruction_with_wind-cold-damp' of which erythema nodosum is a symptom.

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Honeysuckle flowers might help with erythema

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

Because it is a key herb in Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with erythema as a symptom)

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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Other symptoms often associated with erythema

Boils Carbuncles Swellings Sores Weight loss Headaches Dizziness Shortness of breath Nausea