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.

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

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 Stomach and the Lung.

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 Job's Tears (Yi Yi Ren) help with lung abscess?

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

Job's Tears is a Cool herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Regulates water and encourages urination. Tonic to the Spleen and stops diarrhea caused by Spleen Deficiency. Reduces inflammation and eliminates pus. Dispels Wind-Damp Bi Pain. Expels Damp-Heat.

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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 Snake Gourd (Gua Lou) help with lung abscess?

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

Snake Gourds is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Large intestine and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Phlegm-Heat conditions with thick difficult to expectorate sputum. Regulates the Qi of the chest and relieves constriction and swellings of the chest and Lungs. Lubricates the Intestines.

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