Snake bites according to Chinese Medicine

In Chinese Medicine snake bites 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 snake bites

Why might Cinnabar (Zhu Sha) help with snake bites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat snake bites as can be seen on Cinnabar's page.

Cinnabar is a Cool herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart.

Its main actions are: Calms the spirit and Heart. Stops convulsions. Clears Heat and toxins.

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

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat snake bites 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 Stinging Nettle Leaf (Xun Ma) help with snake bites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat snake bites as can be seen on Stinging Nettle Leaf's page.

Stinging Nettle Leaves is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears the meridians and expel wind-dampness. Smooth digestion and kills parasites.

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Why might Tokyo Violet (Zi Hua Di Ding) help with snake bites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat snake bites as can be seen on Tokyo Violet 's page.

Tokyo Violets is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Heat and toxicity and reduces swellings. Cools and reduces Hot swellings if applied topically.

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Why might Gold Coin Herb (Jin Qian Cao) help with snake bites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat snake bites as can be seen on Gold Coin Herb 's page.

Gold Coin Herb is a Cool herb that tastes Salty and Sweet. It targets the Bladder, the Gallbladder, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Drains damp-heat. Promotes urination. Cools heat and disperses swellings. Cools blood and dispels toxicity.

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Other symptoms often associated with snake bites

Sores Carbuncles Boils Fever Insect bites Urinary tract infection Eczema Burns Erysipelas Abcesses