Hepatitis according to Chinese Medicine

In Chinese Medicine hepatitis 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 hepatitis

Why might Gentian Root (Qin Jiao) help with hepatitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat hepatitis as can be seen on Gentian Root's page.

Gentian Roots is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Gallbladder, the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears either acute or chronic, Cold or Hot Wind-Damp conditions. Clears Heat from Yin Deficiency. Lubricates the Intestines and promotes bowel movements.

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Why might Milk Thistle Seed (Shui Fei Ji) help with hepatitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat hepatitis as can be seen on Milk Thistle Seed's page.

Milk Thistle Seeds is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Gallbladder and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Regulates the flow of Qi in the Liver and tonify Gallbladder.

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Why might Woad Leaf (Da Qing Ye) help with hepatitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat hepatitis as can be seen on Woad Leaf's page.

Woad Leaves is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach and the Heart.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and toxicity from the Blood. Clears Heat associated with contagious febrile diseases.

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Why might Dandelion (Pu Gong Ying) help with hepatitis?

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

Dandelions is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and Fire toxicity. Dispels Damp-Heat in the Lower Burner. Increases lactation. Treats all kinds of inflammations.

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Why might Virgate Wormwood (Yin Chen) help with hepatitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat hepatitis as can be seen on Virgate Wormwood's page.

Virgate Wormwood is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Gallbladder, the Spleen, the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Drains Damp and clears Heat, especially from the Liver and Gallbladder. Eliminates Heat and relieves the Exterior. Relieve Jaundice.

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