Whooping cough according to Chinese Medicine

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In Chinese Medicine whooping cough 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 whooping cough

Why might Coltsfoot Flower (Kuan Dong Hua) help with whooping cough?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat whooping cough as can be seen on Coltsfoot Flower's page.

Coltsfoot Flowers is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Lung.

Its main actions are: Redirects Rebellious Lung Qi and stops coughing. Some coltsfoot plants contain toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids which can cause liver problems.

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Why might Ginkgo Nut (Bai Guo) help with whooping cough?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat whooping cough as can be seen on Ginkgo Nut's page.

Ginkgo Nuts is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter and Sweet. It targets the Lung.

Its main actions are: Assists the Lung Qi, stops cough and expels Phlegm. Stops leakage of Bodily Fluids.

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Why might Radish Seed (Lai Fu Zi) help with whooping cough?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat whooping cough as can be seen on Radish Seed's page.

Radish Seeds is a Neutral herb that tastes Pungent and Sweet. It targets the Lung, the Spleen and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Warms the digestion and unblocks Food Stagnation. Reverses Rebellious Lung Qi and transforms Phlegm

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Why might Chinese Plum (Wu Mei) help with whooping cough?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat whooping cough as can be seen on Chinese Plum's page.

Chinese Plums is a Neutral herb that tastes Sour. It targets the Large intestine, the Liver, the Lung and the Spleen.

Its main actions are: Stabilizes Lung Qi and stops cough. Stops diarrhea. Retains Bodily Fluids and encourages their production. Expels parasites and relieves vomiting.

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Why might Mulberry Bark (Sang Bai Pi) help with whooping cough?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat whooping cough as can be seen on Mulberry Bark's page.

Mulberry Bark is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears heat from the lung, relieves asthma and induce urination to disperse swelling

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