Intestinal parasites according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine intestinal parasites 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 intestinal parasites

Why might Chinese Plum (Wu Mei) help with intestinal parasites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat intestinal parasites as can be seen on Chinese Plum's page.

Chinese Plums is a Neutral herb that tastes Sour. It targets the Spleen, the Large intestine, the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Stabilizes Lung Qi and stops cough. Stops diarrhea. Retains Bodily Fluids and encourages their production. Expels parasites and relieves vomiting.

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Why might Aloe Vera (Lu Hui) help with intestinal parasites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat intestinal parasites as can be seen on Aloe Vera's page.

Aloe Vera is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat. Cools the Liver and clears Heat in the Liver. Eases constipation and kills parasites.

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Why might Pomegranate Peel (Shi Liu Pi) help with intestinal parasites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat intestinal parasites as can be seen on Pomegranate Peel's page.

Pomegranate Peel is a Warm herb that tastes Sour. It targets the Stomach, the Kidney and the Large intestine.

Its main actions are: Astringes the Intestines and stops diarrhea. Retains Kidney Essence and Kills parasites.

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Why might Camphor (Zhang Nao) help with intestinal parasites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat intestinal parasites as can be seen on Camphor's page.

Camphor is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Heart.

Its main actions are: Moves the Blood and reduces inflammation. Opens the Orifices and awakens the spirit. Dispels Wind-Damp and kills parasites.

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Why might Stinging Nettle Leaf (Xun Ma) help with intestinal parasites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat intestinal parasites as can be seen on Stinging Nettle Leaf's page.

Stinging Nettle Leaves is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears the meridians and expel wind-dampness. Smooth digestion and kills parasites.

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Other symptoms often associated with intestinal parasites

Abdominal pain Diarrhea Constipation Itching Ringworm Hemorrhoids Ascariasis Edema Sores Dysentery