Measles according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine measles 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 measles

Why might Bugbane Rhizome (Sheng Ma) help with measles?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat measles as can be seen on Bugbane Rhizome's page.

Bugbane Rhizomes is a Cool herb that tastes Pungent and Sweet. It targets the Large intestine, the Lung, the Spleen and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior, scatters Wind and clears Heat. Allows the release of toxicity from the skin and clears Heat. Raises the Yang associated with Middle Qi Deficiency. Directs herbs upwards. Cools the Blood.

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Why might Coriander (Hu Sui) help with measles?

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

Coriander is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Lung and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Promotes sweating. Removes rashes. Allows the release of toxicity from the surface. Detoxifies and eases pain.

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Why might Flax Seed (Ya Ma Zi) help with measles?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat measles as can be seen on Flax Seed's page.

Flax Seeds is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Causes lubrication and dispels Wind.

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Why might Japanese Catnip (Jing Jie) help with measles?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat measles as can be seen on Japanese Catnip's page.

Japanese Catnip is a Neutral herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior and disperses Cold or Heat depending on the other herbs used. Releases the Exterior for measles. Stops bleeding. Abates swellings.

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Why might Wild Mint (Bo He) help with measles?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat measles as can be seen on Wild Mint's page.

Wild Mint is a Cool herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior and disperses Wind-Heat. Clears Wind-Heat from the head, eyes and throat. Allows the release of toxins from the skin. Moves Stagnant Liver Qi

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