Mouth sores according to Chinese Medicine

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A herbal formula that might help with mouth sores

Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan

Source date: 16th century

Number of ingredients: 14 herbs

Key actions: Nutritive tonic: Nourishes Yin, Blood and Vital Essence of the Heart and Kidney. Clears away pathogenic Heat, clears Deficient Heat. Sedative.

Why might Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan help with mouth sores?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Yin and Blood Deficiency' of which mouth sores is a symptom.

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The two Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat mouth sores

Why might Unprepared Rehmannia (Di Huang) help with mouth sores?

Because it is a key herb in Tian Wang Bu Xin Dan, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with mouth sores as a symptom)

Unprepared Rehmannia is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat by Cooling Blood. Tonifies Yin by promoting Fluid production. Soothes the Heart by calming Blazing Fire. Cools and nourishes.

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Why might Borax (Peng Sha) help with mouth sores?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat mouth sores as can be seen on Borax's page.

Borax is a Cool herb that tastes Salty and Sweet. It targets the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Applied topically for Toxic-Heat. Clears Phlegm-Heat in the Lungs.

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