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 Pepino Melon (Ren Shen Guo) help with snake bites?

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

Pepino Melons is a Warm herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the .

Its main actions are: Strengthens the Spleen and the Kidneys. Unblocks Channels and Meridians. Invigorates Blood and detoxifies.

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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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Why might Purslane (Ma Chi Xian) help with snake bites?

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

Purslane is a Cold herb that tastes Sour. It targets the Large intestine and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and Cools the Blood. Clears Damp-Heat associated with skin disorders. Treats pain and swelling from insect and snake bites.

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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 Swallow-Wort Root (Bai Wei) help with snake bites?

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

Swallow-Wort Roots is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Salty. It targets the Stomach, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Cools the Blood and expels Deficient Heat. Clears Heat in the Blood by encouraging urination. Detoxifies when used either internally or externally.

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