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 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 Spleen, the Large intestine, the Liver and the Lung.

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 Yam (Shan Yao) help with whooping cough?

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

Yam is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Spleen, the Kidney and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Spleen and Stomach. Tonifies the Lung Qi and nourishes the Lung Yin. Nourishes the Kidneys and consolidates Jing.

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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 Lily Bulb (Bai He) help with whooping cough?

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

Lily Bulbs is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart and the Lung.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and stops cough due to either Lung Yin Deficiency or Lung-Heat. Clears Heat from the Heart and calms the Spirit (Shen).

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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 Spleen, the Stomach and the Lung.

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

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