Tinea according to Chinese Medicine

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A herbal formula that might help with tinea

Xiao Feng San

Source date: 1617 AD

Number of ingredients: 13 herbs

Key actions: Disperses Wind. Eliminates Dampness. Clears Heat. Cools the Blood.

Why might Xiao Feng San help with tinea?

Xiao Feng San has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of tinea infection

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The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat tinea

Why might Garden Balsam Stem (Tou Gu Cao) help with tinea?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat tinea as can be seen on Garden Balsam Stem's page.

Garden Balsam Stems is a Cool herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Spleen, the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Invigorates Blood and removes Blood Stagnation. Clear Toxic-Heat, cools the Blood and relieves pain. Drains Damp-Heat. Dispels Wind-Damp and relaxes the muscle and sinews.

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Why might Chinese Honeylocust Abnormal Fruit (Zhu Ya Zao) help with tinea?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat tinea as can be seen on Chinese Honeylocust Abnormal Fruit's page.

Chinese Honeylocust Abnormal Fruits is a Warm herb that tastes Pungent and Salty. It targets the Large intestine and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Phlegm. Opens orifice and blockage. Dispels Wind and kill worms.

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Why might Thunder God Vine (Lei Gong Teng) help with tinea?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat tinea as can be seen on Thunder God Vine's page.

Thunder God Vines is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Spleen and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Dispels Wind and Dampness. Strongly clears Heat and resolves toxicity. Reduces swellings and stops pain. Kills parasites and bugs. Stops itching.

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Why might Chinaberry Root Bark (Ku Lian Pi) help with tinea?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat tinea as can be seen on Chinaberry Root Bark's page.

Chinaberry Root Barks is a Cold herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Spleen, the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Kills parasites in the Intestines. Used topically for tinea and trichomonas vaginitis.

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Why might Genkwa Flower (Yuan Hua) help with tinea?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat tinea as can be seen on Genkwa Flower's page.

Genkwa Flowers is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Kidney, the Large intestine and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Relieves chronic congestion of Fluids in the chest and stops cough. Drains congested Fluids through the urine and the stool. Expels parasites.

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