The Herbs For External Applications Functional Grouping
Our database contains 10 TCM Herbs in the Herbs For External Applications functional grouping
- The herbs is this category are mainly used as an external application. They will be applied for cases of bleeding, itching, swelling, inflammation and oozing sores. These herbs can be prepared as powders, ointments, washes, steams or soaks depending on the individuals need for the application. Some of these herbs may be taken internally for specific manifestations if they are combined with other herbal substances. Most of the substances in this category need to be prescribed with caution due to possible side effects due to their toxic properties.
- Ban Mao (Cantharides, Mylabris)
- Qing Fen (Calomel)
- She Chuang Zi (Cnidium Seeds)
- Xiong Huang (Realgar)