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Throat Home Page

 

Throat - back of throat = lung
External opening of spleen
Connects to stomach
Sound connects to kidney and loudness relates to lung


Common Throat Treatment:
Wind Heat - Yin Qiao San
Purge Fire and Detoxify - Qing Yuan Li Ge Tang
Nourish Yin and Descend Fire - Sha Shen Mai Men Dong Tang, Zhi Bai Di Huang Wan Tang
Soothe Liver and Eliminate Phlegm - Ban Xia Huo Po tang + Liver herbs
Nourish Qi and Fluids - Sheng Mai San + Huang Qi
Improve Voice - Jie Geng, Jade butterfly (Yu Hu Die), Fruit Seed (Pang Da Hai), Phoenix Skin
(Feng Huang Yi), Shi Gan

 

Common Throat Disorders:


Acute Pharyngitis - exterior pathogenic invasion of throat blocking the jing lou. In western medicine it is an acute inflammation of the pharynx usually due to a streptococcus bacterium. It is characterized by a sore throat, painful swallowing and inflammation.
Wind Heat - fever, aversion to cold, aversion to wind, painful swallowing, dry throat, dry mouth, headache, local area redness and swelling with local lymph node inflammation.
Yin Qiao San
With toxic heat - Da Qing Ye, Pu gong Ying
With constipation - Gua Lou Ren, Tian Hua Fen
With wind cold transforming into wind heat - Jing Jie, Fang Feng
Accumulation of Phlegm - local area yellow white discharge on surface of pharynx, whole body symptoms more severe than Wind Heat symptoms, burning, dry pain, difficult swallowing, yellow phlegm, rough raspy breathing, swollen lymph nodes
Jin Deng Shan Gen Tang
With excess phlegm - Tian Hua Fen, Zhu Li, Zuan Shen
With scanty dark urine - Hua Shi, Sheng Di Huang
With dry stools - Da Huang, Mang Xiao

Chronic Pharyngitis - recurrent inflammation of local pharynx area including swelling of gums, teeth or ear or throat disorders
Yin Deficient Fire - Dry throat, aggravated in afternoon, small amount of phlegm, itchiness, slight pain in local area, dark red swelling in throat
Yang Ying Qing Fei Tang
Phlegm/Qi/Blood Stagnation - stabbing throat pain, constant pain, feeling as if throat is rough, feeling of something stuck in throat, nausea, local mucus membrane dark red with thick coating
Er Chen Tang + Si Wu Tang + Xuan Fu Hua, Zhu Lu, Hua Ma Ren

Acute Tonsillitis - exterior pathogenic invasion of throat blocking the jing lou. In Western Medicin Tonsillitis is an acute inflammation of the palatine tonsils usually due to the streptococcal bacterium or viral infection. It is characterized by a sore throat, throat pain aggravated when swallowing and referrs to the ears, high fever, tiredness, headache, vomiting
Wind Heat - fever, aversion to cold, aversion to wind, painful swallowing, dry throat, dry mouth, headache, local area redness and swelling with local lymph node inflammation.
Yin Qiao San
With toxic heat - Da Qing Ye, Pu gong Ying
With constipation - Gua Lou Ren, Tian Hua Fen
With wind cold transforming into wind heat - Jing Jie, Fang Feng
Accumulated Lung and Stomach Heat - excess fever, severe pain, swelling in throat, red tonsils with white yellow discharge, exterior symptoms are mild or non-existent, local lymph swelling, constipation
Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin

Chronic Tonsillitis - residual pathogenic factors remaining from acute infection or wei Qi is deficient allowing recurrent infections to occur. Halitosis, dry throat, difficult to expectorate sputum
Yang Ying Qing Fei Tang
With halitosis - Shi Gao
With dry throat - Zhi Mu, Shi Hu, Yu Zhu

Tonsillar Abscess -
Forming Stage - unilateral painful abscess formation, inflammation, painful talking, bitter taste, toxic heat symptoms
Qing Yan Li Ge Tang
Xian Fang Huo Ming Yin
Bursting Stage - fever stays high, severe sore throat, radiates to ears, excess redness, escess swelling, excess pain
Wu Wei Xiao Du Yin + Zao Jiao Ci, Da Huang, Mang Xiao
Wei Jing Tang (post bursting stage - recovery)
Da Huang Mu Dan Pi (more purging)

Keratosis - old age disorders, menopausal women
Kidney Yin Deficiency - seniors, irritation in throat, dry throat, surface of throat is white substance, cyst hanging, callus like
Zou Gui Wan or Da Bu Yin Wan
Liver Qi Stagnation - depression, similar to plum pit feeling, itchy/painful local throat area, bitter taste, dry throat, chest distention, surface of throat, white substance, cyst hanging, callus like
Xiao Yao San + Ban Xiao Hou Po Tang + Sheng Di Huang/Tian Hua Fen, Mu Dan Pi
 

 

 

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