Measles according to Chinese Medicine

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Five herbal formulas that might help with measles

Bai Hu Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Clears Qi-level Heat. Drains Stomach Fire. Generates fluids. Alleviates thirst.

Why might Bai Hu Tang help with measles?

Bai Hu Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of measles

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Ge Geng Huang Qin Huang Lian Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Releases the Exterior. Drains Heat.

Why might Ge Geng Huang Qin Huang Lian Tang help with measles?

Ge Geng Huang Qin Huang Lian Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of measles

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Hui Chun Dan

Source date: Late 18th century

Number of ingredients: 19 herbs

Key actions: Opens the sensory orifices. Arrests spasms and convulsions. Clears Heat and transforms Phlegm.

Why might Hui Chun Dan help with measles?

Hui Chun Dan has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of measles

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Ma Huang Xi Xin Fu Zi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 3 herbs

Key actions: Tonifes the Yang. Releases the Exterior.

Why might Ma Huang Xi Xin Fu Zi Tang help with measles?

Ma Huang Xi Xin Fu Zi Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of measles

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Sheng Ma Ge Gen Tang

Source date: Craft of Medicines and Patterns for Children

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Releases the muscle layer . Vents rashes.

Why might Sheng Ma Ge Gen Tang help with measles?

Sheng Ma Ge Gen Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of measles

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Tamarisk twig and leaf might help with measles

Why might Tamarisk Twig And Leaf (Cheng Liu) help with measles?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat measles as can be seen on Tamarisk Twig And Leaf's page.

Tamarisk Twigs And Leaves is a Neutral herb that tastes Pungent and Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Induces sweating. Clears Wind from the Exterior. Outthrust rashes. Detoxify.

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