Trichomoniasis according to Chinese Medicine

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A herbal formula that might help with trichomoniasis

Yi Huang Tang

Source date: 1826 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Strengthens the Spleen. Dries Dampness. Clears Heat. Stops vaginal discharge.

Why might Yi Huang Tang help with trichomoniasis?

Yi Huang Tang has sometimes been used by TCM professionals to alleviate the symptoms of trichomoniasis

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The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat trichomoniasis

Why might Plantain Seed (Che Qian Zi) help with trichomoniasis?

Because Plantain Seed is an ingredient in several formulas indicated to treat trichomoniasis as a symptom, like Yi Huang Tang or Long Dan Xie Gan Tang for instance.

Plantain Seeds is a Cool herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Kidney, the Liver, the Lung and the Small intestine.

Its main actions are: Encourages urination and clears Heat. Stops diarrhea by expelling water through urination. Brightens the eyes, used in combination either for Deficiency or Heat. Reduces inflammation of infections. Arrests cough and expectorates Phlegm.

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Why might Liquorice (Gan Cao) help with trichomoniasis?

Because Liquorice is an ingredient in several formulas indicated to treat trichomoniasis as a symptom, like Liu Jun Zi Tang or Long Dan Xie Gan Tang for instance.

Liquorice is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Lung, the Spleen and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Basal Qi and nourishes the Spleen Qi. Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Moistens the Lungsexpel phlegm and stop coughing. Relieves spasms and alleviates pain. Harmonizes and moderates the effects of other herbs.

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Why might Foxnut Seed (Qian Shi) help with trichomoniasis?

Because it is a key herb in Yi Huang Tang, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with trichomoniasis as a symptom)

Foxnut Seeds is a Neutral herb that tastes Sour and Sweet. It targets the Kidney and the Spleen.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Spleen and stops diarrhea. Strengthens the Kidneys and restrains Essence. Dispels Dampness and relieves leukorrhea.

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Why might Ginseng (Ren Shen) help with trichomoniasis?

Because it is a key herb in Liu Jun Zi Tang, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with trichomoniasis as a symptom)

Ginseng is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Lung and the Spleen.

Its main actions are: Very strongly tonifies the Qi. Tonifies the Lungs and Spleen. Assists the body in the secretion of Fluids and stops thirst. Strengthens the Heart and calms the Shen (mind/spirit).

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Why might Fish-Poison Yam (Bi Xie) help with trichomoniasis?

Because it is a key herb in Bi Xie Fen Qing Yin, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with trichomoniasis as a symptom)

Fish-Poison Yam is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter. It targets the Bladder, the Stomach and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Encourages urination and eliminates cloudy urine. Eliminates Wind-Damp. Relieves Damp-Heat from the skin.

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