Chinese Herbal and Acupuncture Treatment Protocols for Skin Problems (Rash) - Formulas, Protocols, TCM Diagnoses

Skin Problems (Rash) - Basics

A rash is a form of skin irritation that appears when the body reacts to something an individual touches (contact dermatitis) or to a condition that causes skin inflammation. Irritants can include plants such as poison oak or ivy, cosmetics, certain fabrics or chemicals. A wide range of medical conditions can also cause skin inflammation including chickenpox, shingles, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus and others.
Below you will find alternative and natural treatment options including those from a Chinese Medicine perspective for skin problems.

Skin Problems (Rash) - Formulas From Our Store

The following herbal formulas are potentially useful in the process of treating skin problems (rash). For a complete list from our store with more details see our skin problems (rash) formula section.

Skin Problems (Rash) - Questions

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Skin Problems (Rash) - Related Acupuncture Points

The following (2) acupuncture points may be useful for skin problems (rash). A subset of these could potentially be useful with acupressure stimulation and/or tongren therapy methods as well.

Generally treatment would be based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting points by function alone, (see general points selection rules.)

Skin Problems (Rash) - Related Chinese Herbs

The following (9) chinese herbs may be useful for skin problems (rash). In most cases, however, treatment with Chinese Herbal Medicine is done with herbal formulas based on the TCM patterns listed above instead of selecting herbs by function alone. When available, relevant formulas will appear below and/or in the store listings above.

The following (1) Formula TCM Herbal Formulas May Be Useful For Skin Problems (Rash)

Xiao Feng Wan

  • Clear Wind Pill
  • Itchy and red skin lesions, possibly with weeping, comprising such conditions as psoriasis, eczema, acne, dermatitis, etc.

    The Pulse will generally be forceful, floating and rapid and the Tongue will have a yellow or white tongue coating.

  • Expel Wind
  • Release Wind from the Skin and Channels

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