Pharyngitis according to Chinese Medicine

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

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat pharyngitis

Why might Honeysuckle Flower (Jin Yin Hua) help with pharyngitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pharyngitis as can be seen on Honeysuckle Flower's page.

Honeysuckle Flowers is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Dispels Wind-Heat derived from an External pathogen. Expels Damp-Heat from the Lower Burner. Relieves Carbuncles.

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

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pharyngitis 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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Why might Woad Root (Ban Lan Gen) help with pharyngitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pharyngitis 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 pharyngitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pharyngitis 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 Jiaogulan (Jiao Gu Lan) help with pharyngitis?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pharyngitis as can be seen on Jiaogulan's page.

Jiaogulan is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and detoxifies. Relieves cough, moistens the Lungs and eliminates Phlegm. Nourishes the Heart and soothes the nerves. Tonifies Qi and promotes Essence.

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Other symptoms often associated with pharyngitis

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