Furuncles according to Chinese Medicine

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Three herbal formulas that might help with furuncles

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang

Source date: 1682 AD

Number of ingredients: 10 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat and Fire from the Liver and Gallbladder. Clears and drains Damp-Heat from the Lower Burner.

Why might Long Dan Xie Gan Tang help with furuncles?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Heat Excess in the Liver or Gallbladder' of which furuncles is a symptom.

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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 furuncles?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Toxic Heat' of which multiple furuncles is a symptom.

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Xie Xin Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 3 herbs

Key actions: Drains Fire. Resolves Toxicity. Dries Dampness.

Why might Xie Xin Tang help with furuncles?

Xie Xin Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of furuncles

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Acupuncture points used for furuncles