Scrofula according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine scrofula 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 scrofula

Why might Oyster Shell (Mu Li Ke) help with scrofula?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat scrofula as can be seen on Oyster Shell's page.

Oyster Shells is a Cold herb that tastes Salty. It targets the Bladder, the Gallbladder, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Calms and anchors the spirit. Moistens Dryness. Softens and removes lumps. Nourish the Yin and subdues the overflowing of the Yang,

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Why might Plum Flowers (Mei Hua) help with scrofula?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat scrofula as can be seen on Plum Flowers's page.

Plum Flowers is a Neutral herb that tastes Sour. It targets the Stomach, the Liver and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Regulates the Stomach and Spleen function and soothes the Liver Qi. Resolves Phlegm and detoxifies.

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Why might Deer Bone (Lu Gu) help with scrofula?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat scrofula as can be seen on Deer Bone's page.

Deer Bones is a Warm herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Kidney.

Its main actions are: Tonifies Kidney Yang and strengthens the sinews and bones.

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Why might Semiaquilegia Root Tuber (Tian Kui Zi) help with scrofula?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat scrofula as can be seen on Semiaquilegia Root Tuber's page.

Semiaquilegia Root Tubers is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat, resolves toxicity, reduces swelling and disperses Stagnation

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Why might Peking Spurge Root (Jing Da Ji) help with scrofula?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat scrofula as can be seen on Peking Spurge Root's page.

Peking Spurge Roots is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Spleen, the Kidney and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Drains water downward and drives out Phlegm-Fluids. Reduces swellings and dispels lumps.

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