Mumps according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine mumps can be treated by four herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.

The four Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat mumps

Why might Woad Root (Ban Lan Gen) help with mumps?

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

Woad Roots is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and Fire toxicity. Cools the Blood. Dispels Damp-Heat in the Lower Burner.

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Why might Woad Leaf (Da Qing Ye) help with mumps?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat mumps as can be seen on Woad Leaf's page.

Woad Leaves is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach and the Heart.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and toxicity from the Blood. Clears Heat associated with contagious febrile diseases.

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Why might Greater Burdock Fruit (Niu Bang Zi) help with mumps?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat mumps as can be seen on Greater Burdock Fruit's page.

Greater Burdock Fruits is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior and disperses Heat. Allows the release of toxicity from the surface and clears Heat. Reduces swelling and clears pathogenic Heat. Lubricates the Intestines. Relieves sore throat.

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Why might Natural Indigo (Qing Dai) help with mumps?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat mumps as can be seen on Natural Indigo's page.

Natural Indigo is a Cold herb that tastes Salty. It targets the Stomach, the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat, resolves Fire toxicity and cools the Blood. Disperses Stagnation and reduces swelling. Drains Liver Fire, dispels Summer-Heat and extinguishes Wind to stop tremors.

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