Goiter according to Chinese Medicine

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

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat goiter

Why might Kombu (Kun Bu) help with goiter?

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

Kombu is a Cold herb that tastes Salty. It targets the Stomach, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Softens hardness, Cools Hot phlegm. Encourages urination and lessens edema.

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Why might Ningpo Figwort Root (Xuan Shen) help with goiter?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat goiter as can be seen on Ningpo Figwort Root's page.

Ningpo Figwort Roots is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach, the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels true or Internal Heat and cools the Blood. Tonifies the Yin. Reduces inflammations and drains Fire toxicity. Reduces hard nodules, especially associated with the lymph.

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Why might Heal-All Spike (Xia Ku Cao) help with goiter?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat goiter as can be seen on Heal-All Spike's page.

Heal-All Spikes is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Gallbladder and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Liver Heat that affects the eyes. Clears Heat and reduces nodules. Calms Liver Fire and ascendant Yang.

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Why might Sargassum (Hai Zao) help with goiter?

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

Sargassum is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Salty. It targets the Stomach, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and reduces hardening associated with Phlegm-Heat. Encourages urination and lessens edema. Expels phlegm from the lungs.

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Why might Clam Shell (Ha Ke) help with goiter?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat goiter as can be seen on Clam Shell's page.

Clam Shells is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach, the Kidney and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears heat and resolves phlegm. Softens hardness and reduces nodules. Stops pain by inhibiting acid secretion.

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