Folliculitis according to Chinese Medicine

Two herbal formulas that might help with folliculitis

Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Clears Stagnant Heat in the intestines. Reduces swelling and disperses lumps.

Why might Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang help with folliculitis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Blood Stagnation with Heat' of which folliculitis is a symptom.

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Zi Xue Dan

Source date: 752 AD

Number of ingredients: 17 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat. Opens the sensory orifices. Controls spasms and convulsions. Extinguishes Wind.

Why might Zi Xue Dan help with folliculitis?

Zi Xue Dan has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of folliculitis

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Other symptoms often associated with folliculitis

Pain in the groin Alternating fever and chills