Pharyngitis according to Chinese Medicine

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Five herbal formulas that might help with pharyngitis

Dang Gui Long Hui Wan

Source date: 1172 AD

Number of ingredients: 11 herbs

Key actions: Drains Liver and Gallbladder Fire Excess.

Why might Dang Gui Long Hui Wan help with pharyngitis?

Dang Gui Long Hui Wan has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of pharyngitis

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Jia Jian Wei Rui Tang

Source date: Qing dynasty

Number of ingredients: 8 herbs

Key actions: Nourishes the Yin. Clears Heat. Induces Sweating. Releases the Exterior.

Why might Jia Jian Wei Rui Tang help with pharyngitis?

Jia Jian Wei Rui Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of pharyngitis

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Liang Ge San

Source date: 1107 AD

Number of ingredients: 8 herbs

Key actions: Drains Fire. Unblocks the bowels by clearing the Upper Burner. Draining the Middle Burner.

Why might Liang Ge San help with pharyngitis?

Liang Ge San has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of pharyngitis

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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 pharyngitis?

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

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Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang

Source date: the 18th century

Number of ingredients: 8 herbs

Key actions: Nourishes the Yin. Improves throat. Resolves toxicity. Clears the Lungs.

Why might Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang help with pharyngitis?

Yang Yin Qing Fei Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of pharyngitis

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Other symptoms often associated with pharyngitis

Carbuncles Erysipelas Laryngitis Mumps Dysentery Tonsillitis Sore throat Mouth ulcers Fever Boils