Pain in the genitals according to Chinese Medicine

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A herbal formula that might help with pain in the genitals

Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Clears Stagnant Heat in the intestines. Reduces swelling and disperses lumps.

Why might Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang help with pain in the genitals?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Blood Stagnation with Heat' of which pain in the groin is a symptom.

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Why might Ginseng (Ren Shen) help with pain in the genitals?

Because it is a key herb in Liu Jun Zi Tang, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with pain in the genitals as a symptom)

Ginseng is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Lung and the Spleen.

Its main actions are: Very strongly tonifies the Qi. Tonifies the Lungs and Spleen. Assists the body in the secretion of Fluids and stops thirst. Strengthens the Heart and calms the Shen (mind/spirit).

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Why might Rhubarb (Da Huang) help with pain in the genitals?

Because it is a key herb in Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with pain in the genitals as a symptom)

Rhubarb is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach, the Large intestine, the Liver and the Pericardium.

Its main actions are: Drains Excess Heat and eliminates Dampness, especially when in the Bright Yang stage according to the Six Stages Theory. Cools the Blood and stops bleeding. Invigorates Blood, breaks up Stasis and relieves pain. Clears Heat and toxins from Excess. Applied topically for Hot sores and Blood Stasis.

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Why might Fish-Poison Yam (Bi Xie) help with pain in the genitals?

Because it is a key herb in Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with pain in the genitals as a symptom)

Fish-Poison Yam is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Bladder, the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Encourages urination and eliminates cloudy urine. Eliminates Wind-Damp. Relieves Damp-Heat from the skin.

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