Mumps - Chinese Medicine

Alternative medicine- Acupuncture Chinese Herbology





Epidemic toxic heat invasion blocking the Shao Yang meridian causing high fever, irritability, headache, mandible swelling with swollen glands accompanied by pain, most common in winter and spring. Fever will last for 2 days before swelling pain starts, usually lasting 1-2 weeks

Wind Heat - first stage - swelling mandible region
Rx - Chai Hu Ge Gen Tang

Toxic Heat Stagnation - second stage - high fever with local area hard, swollen and painful
Rx- Pu Ji Xiao Du Yin

Toxic Heat Invading External Genitals - abdominal/testicular pain
Rx- Long Dan Xie Gan Tang

External application - Qing Dai Powder + Vinegar + H2O = Thin paste applied to local area


Prevention - Ban Lan Gen, Da Qing Ye







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