Ringworm according to Chinese Medicine

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat ringworm

Why might Realgar (Xiong Huang) help with ringworm?

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

Realgar is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Stomach, the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears toxicity and kill parasites. Relieves itching. Heals snakebites and ulcerations. Dries Dampness. Treats malarial conditions.

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

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat ringworm 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 Sophora Root (Ku Shen) help with ringworm?

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

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

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 Genkwa Flower (Yuan Hua) help with ringworm?

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

Genkwa Flowers is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Kidney, the Large intestine and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves chronic congestion of Fluids in the chest and stops cough. Drains congested Fluids through the urine and the stool. Expels parasites.

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Why might Aloe Vera (Lu Hui) help with ringworm?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat ringworm as can be seen on Aloe Vera's page.

Aloe Vera is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat. Cools the Liver and clears Heat in the Liver. Eases constipation and kills parasites.

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