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 Kudzu Root (Ge Gen) help with measles?

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

Kudzu Roots is a Cool herb that tastes Pungent and Sweet. It targets the Spleen and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Relieves muscle tension especially in the neck and shoulders. Relieves the Exterior and scatters Wind. Supports the Fluids and eases thirst. Assists in the expression of measles. Relieves diarrhea. Relieves hypertension.

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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 Pu'er Tea (Pu Er Cha) help with measles?

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

Pu'er Tea is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears heat and dispels toxicity. Promotes the generation of body Fluids. Smooths digestion and eases hangover. Allows the release of toxicity from the surface.

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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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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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