Canker Sores - Chinese Medicine

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Canker Sores


Canker Sores/Mouth Sores
Sores which are found inside the mouth which have a red base and a white head.


Chinese Medicine Treatment Of Canker Sores:

Wind Heat - concomitant sores with a cold - cough, headache, fever, aversion to cold
Rx- Liang Ge San

Heart Fire - canker sores mostly on tongue, irritability, thirsty, scanty dark urine
(W.M. - usually compared to viral infections)
Rx- Xie Xin Dao Chi Tang

Deficiency Fire - chronic canker sores which are mildly painful
Rx- Liu Wei Di Huang Wan + Rou Gui (bring fire back to Kidneys) + Qi Tonic

External Application: Wu Zhu Yu powder + Vinegar plaster applied on KD 1

Prevention: eat fresh fruit and veggies or if mother is breast feeding mother should eat deep green veggies and stay away from greasy, spicy, sweet foods







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