Perioral dermatitis according to Chinese Medicine

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A herbal formula that might help with perioral dermatitis

Xiao Chai Hu Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 7 herbs

Key actions: Treats the Lesser Yang Channels (Gallbladder and Triple Warmer). Regulates the Liver and Spleen functions. Addresses combined Yin-Yang symptoms of External and Internal, Excess and Deficiency, and Hot and Cold.

Why might Xiao Chai Hu Tang help with perioral dermatitis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/lung_qi_deficiency_and_liver_qi_stagnation' of which periaural eczema is a symptom.

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Other symptoms often associated with perioral dermatitis

Coughing Hypochondrium fullness Dizziness Headaches Depression Listlessness Moving pain