Pharyngitis according to Chinese Medicine

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Four herbal formulas that might help with pharyngitis

Bai He Gu Jin Tang

Source date: 1573 AD

Number of ingredients: 10 herbs

Key actions: Nourishes Lung and Kidney Yin. Lubricates the Lung and clears phlegm.

Why might Bai He Gu Jin Tang help with pharyngitis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Lung and Kidney Yin Deficiency with Empty Fire' of which chronic pharyngitis is a symptom.

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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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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