Canker Sores - Chinese Medicine

Alternative medicine- Acupuncture Chinese Herbology

 

 

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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