Pulmonary abscess according to Chinese Medicine

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A herbal formula that might help with pulmonary abscess

Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Clears Stagnant Heat in the intestines. Reduces swelling and disperses lumps.

Why might Da Huang Mu Dan Pi Tang help with pulmonary abscess?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/blood_stagnation_with_heat' of which pulmonary abscess is a symptom.

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Acupuncture points used for pulmonary abscess

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat pulmonary abscess

Why might Common Reed Rhizome (Lu Gen) help with pulmonary abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pulmonary abscess as can be seen on Common Reed Rhizome's page.

Common Reed Rhizomes is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Lung and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and promotes the generation of Fluids. Dispels Lung Heat. Dispels Stomach Heat. Promotes urination and clears Heat in the urinary tract. Calm the minds and stop vomiting.

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Why might Platycodon Root (Jie Geng) help with pulmonary abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pulmonary abscess as can be seen on Platycodon Root's page.

Platycodon Roots is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Lung.

Its main actions are: Opens the Lungs and smoothes the flow of Lung Qi. Expels Phlegm and pus from the Lungs and throat, can be used for either Wind-Cold or Wind-Heat according to the other herbs in the formula. Directs the actions of other herbs to the Upper Warmer.

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Why might Fritillary Bulb (Chuan Bei Mu) help with pulmonary abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pulmonary abscess as can be seen on Fritillary Bulb's page.

Fritillary Bulbs is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Hot Phlegm and stops cough. Clears Lung Heat caused by Yin Deficiency. Clears Heat and reduces hard lumps and swellings.

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Why might Dandelion (Pu Gong Ying) help with pulmonary abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pulmonary abscess as can be seen on Dandelion's page.

Dandelions is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Liver and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and Fire toxicity. Dispels Damp-Heat in the Lower Burner. Increases lactation. Treats all kinds of inflammations.

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Why might Perennial Buckwheat Root (Jin Qiao Mai) help with pulmonary abscess?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat pulmonary abscess as can be seen on Perennial Buckwheat Root's page.

Perennial Buckwheat Roots is a Cool herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Expels pus.

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