Snake bites according to Chinese Medicine

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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 Shiny-Leaf Prickly-Ash (Liang Mian Zhen) help with snake bites?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat snake bites as can be seen on Shiny-Leaf Prickly-Ash's page.

Shiny-Leaf Prickly-Ash is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Promotes the flow of Qi to relieve pain. Activates Blood to eliminate Blood stasis. Dispels Wind and clears Meridians. Dispels toxicity and reduces swelling.

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Why might Flying Squirrel Faeces (Wu Ling Zhi) help with snake bites?

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

Flying Squirrel Faeces is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Spleen and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Disperses congealed Blood in the lower abdomen and uterus and relieves pain. Promotes childhood nutrition with Cold Stagnation and focal abdominal swelling.

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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 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 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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Other symptoms often associated with snake bites

Sores Boils Carbuncles Insect bites Abcesses Vertigo Epilepsy Convulsions Insomnia Fever