Scrofula according to Chinese Medicine

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 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 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 Fritillary Bulb (Chuan Bei Mu) help with scrofula?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat scrofula 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 Fleeceflower Root (He Shou Wu) help with scrofula?

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

Fleeceflower Roots is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Nourishes the Liver, Kidneys and Essence. Tonifies the Blood. Moistens the Intestines. The raw form of this herb is used for Fire and toxicity.

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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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Other symptoms often associated with scrofula

Goiter Edema Boils Constipation Phlegm Mastitis Sores Carbuncles Burns Bloody sputum