Rashes according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine rashes 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 rashes

Why might Sophora Root (Ku Shen) help with rashes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat rashes as can be seen on Sophora Root's page.

Sophora Roots is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Bladder, the Stomach, the Heart, the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Damp-Heat. Scatters Wind and relieves itching.Promotes urination and expels Heat. Kills parasites. Applied externally for Damp-Heat.

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Why might Dittany Root Bark (Bai Xian Pi) help with rashes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat rashes as can be seen on Dittany Root Bark's page.

Dittany Root Bark is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Bladder, the Spleen and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and toxicity especially when associated with Dampness. Expels Wind and Dampness.

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

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat rashes 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 Coriander (Hu Sui) help with rashes?

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

Coriander is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Stomach and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Promotes sweating. Removes rashes. Allows the release of toxicity from the surface. Detoxifies and eases pain.

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Why might Japanese Catnip (Jing Jie) help with rashes?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat rashes as can be seen on Japanese Catnip's page.

Japanese Catnip is a Neutral herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves the Exterior and disperses Cold or Heat depending on the other herbs used. Releases the Exterior for measles. Stops bleeding. Abates swellings.

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