Otitis media according to Chinese Medicine

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Five herbal formulas that might help with otitis media

Long Dan Xie Gan Tang

Source date: 1682 AD

Number of ingredients: 10 herbs

Key actions: Clears Heat and Fire from the Liver and Gallbladder. Clears and drains Damp-Heat from the Lower Burner.

Why might Long Dan Xie Gan Tang help with otitis media?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Heat Excess in the Liver or Gallbladder' of which purulent otitis is a symptom.

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Ge Gen Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 7 herbs

Key actions: Releases the Exterior and muscle layer. Forms Body Fluids.

Why might Ge Gen Tang help with otitis media?

Ge Gen Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of otitis media

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Ma Huang Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 4 herbs

Key actions: Releases exterior cold. Treats wheezing.

Why might Ma Huang Tang help with otitis media?

Ma Huang Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of otitis media

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Wan Dai Tang

Source date: 1826 AD

Number of ingredients: 10 herbs

Key actions: Tonifies the Middle Burner. Removes Dampness. Stops vaginal discharge. Strengthens the Spleen.

Why might Wan Dai Tang help with otitis media?

Wan Dai Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of otitis media

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Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 7 herbs

Key actions: Warms and tonifies the Middle Burner (Spleen and Stomach). Tonifies Qi. Relieves spasmodic pain.

Why might Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang help with otitis media?

Huang Qi Jian Zhong Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of chronic otitis media

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Acupuncture points used for otitis media