Pneumonia according to Chinese Medicine

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

The three Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat pneumonia

Why might Isatis Leaves (Da Qing Ye) help with pneumonia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pneumonia as can be seen on Isatis Leaves's page.

Isatis Leaf is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Lung.

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 pneumonia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pneumonia 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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Why might Lily Bulb (Bai He) help with pneumonia?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pneumonia as can be seen on Lily Bulb's page.

Lily Bulbs is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and stops cough due to either Lung Yin Deficiency or Lung-Heat. Clears Heat from the Heart and calms the Spirit (Shen).

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