Lung abscess according to Chinese Medicine

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

Acupuncture points used for lung abscess

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat lung abscess

Why might Platycodon Root (Jie Geng) help with lung abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat lung abscess as can be seen on Platycodon Root's page.

Platycodon Roots is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Lung.

Its main actions are: Opens the Lungs and smoothes the flow of Lung Qi. Expels Phlegm and pus from the Lungs and throat, can be used for either Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat according to the other herbs in the formula. Directs the actions of other herbs to the Upper Warmer.

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Why might Perennial Buckwheat Root (Jin Qiao Mai) help with lung abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat lung abscess as can be seen on Perennial Buckwheat Root's page.

Perennial Buckwheat Roots is a Cool herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Expels pus.

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Why might Fritillary Bulb (Chuan Bei Mu) help with lung abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat lung abscess as can be seen on Fritillary Bulb's page.

Fritillary Bulbs is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Hot Phlegm and stops cough. Clears Lung Heat caused by Yin Deficiency. Clears Heat and reduces hard lumps and swellings.

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Why might Common Reed Rhizome (Lu Gen) help with lung abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat lung abscess as can be seen on Common Reed Rhizome's page.

Common Reed Rhizomes is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Lung and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and promotes the generation of Fluids. Dispels Lung Heat. Dispels Stomach Heat. Promotes urination and clears Heat in the urinary tract. Calm the minds and stop vomiting.

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Why might Dandelion (Pu Gong Ying) help with lung abscess?

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

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

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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