Clinical Information For the Treatment Of Canker Sores (Cold Sores)

What Is Canker Sores (Cold Sores)?


Canker Sores (Cold Sores) - Basics

Canker Sores are a type of open ulcer in the mouth, which have a white or yellowish head. Beginning as a burning sensation in the gums, tongue, or inner lining of the lips or cheeks, canker sores can be the sign of a weak immune system or stress. Other causes include hormones, menstruation, vitamin deficiency and/or allergies.

Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for Canker Sores.

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Which Tam Healing and Tongren Therapy Protocols Apply To Canker Sores (Cold Sores)?


Canker Sores (Cold Sores) - Tam Healing and Tongren Therapy Protocols

Tong Ren Therapy is the energy healing/medical qi gong aspect of the Tam Healing System. The areas of focus for canker sores (cold sores) that we would use in Tong Ren techniques form the basis for our acupuncture treatments as well. Generally you would mix these primary points with points specific to the patients underlying TCM pattern and then our tuina (medical massage) would be largely focused on these points as well.

The following Tam healing and tong ren therapy protocols may be used with canker sores (cold sores):

3 Points Are Empirically Important For Canker Sores (Cold Sores)

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The Following (1)Formula TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Canker Sores (Cold Sores)

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Clinical Usages

  • Early stages of disease arising from wind cold damp - common cold, flu, bronchitis, mumps.
  • Early stages of skin diseases - boils, carbuncles, eczema, dermatitis with the right underlying factors.
  • Mastitis arising from cold/damp.

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      • Avoid with issues arising from wind-heat, possibly yin qiao would be far more suitable.

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