This is a common skin condition that often affects extremities, genitalia, as well as other parts. The skin lesion is characterized by a raised spot that turns into a blister and eventually erupts, ulcerates and then forms a scab which is later sloughed off. It can cause extreme itching and pain.
Avoid: external stimulation such as extreme weather conditions of wind, cold, dampness, dryness, heat; excessive sun exposure, chemical exposure. Use clean water to bathe; avoid soap.
Liver Wind Can come from LV Blood Deficiency, LV Yang Rising, or from Internal heat. Liver wind manifests in the following ways: muscle spasms, convulsions, high fever, sudden unconsciousness, convulsions, ... See pattern »
Liver Gallbladder Damp Heat can manifest in the following ways: Bitter taste, scanty dark urine, fullness/pain of the chest and hypochondrium, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal ... See pattern »
Spleen Yang Deficiency can manifest as: Fatigue, loose stools (often with undigested food), edema, lack of appetite, abdominal distention after eating, bright white or sallow complexion, weakness of the four ... See pattern »
Kidney Yin Deficiency can manifest in the following ways: Dizziness, tinnitus, vertigo, poor memory, deafness, sore lower back and knees, nocturnal emission, night sweating, constipation, dark scanty urine. ... See pattern »
Kidney Yang Deficiency can manifest in the following ways: Aversion to cold, bright white complexion, poor appetite, loose stools, soreness and weakness in the low back and knees, frequent clear urine, edema ... See pattern »
Aduki Bean (Azuki Beans) Thermal Nature = Neutral Flavor = Sweet & Sour Influences heart, spleen and small intestine Tonifies the kidney-adrenal function Detoxifies the body Reduces dampness Reduces heat ... See ingredient »
Bok Choy Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Pungent, Sweet Clears Heat Lubricates the Intestines Removes stagnant food Alleviates excessive thirst Promotes digestion Conditions Bok Choy can Help Relieve Food ... See ingredient »
Cornsilk Tea Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Sweet Promotes urination Reduces internal heat Calms the Liver Benefits the Gall Bladder, & Kidney Conditions Cornsilk Tea can Help Relieve: Nephritis ... See ingredient »
Dandelion Greens Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Bitter & slightly sweet Clears heat Detoxifies Anti-tumor Benefits Liver function Promotes flow of bile Diuretic Conditions Dandelion Greens can Help ... See ingredient »
Mung Bean Thermal Nature = Very Cooling Flavor = Sweet Detoxifies the body (helps remove, lead and pesticide poisoning) Beneficial to the liver and gallbladder Produces yin fluids esp. liver yin Alleviates ... See ingredient »
Potato Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor =Sweet Relieves ulcer pain Strengthens the Spleen Harmonizes the Stomach Tonifies energy (Qi) Lubricates Intestines Promotes diuresis Heals inflammation Conditions Potato ... See ingredient »
Seaweed Thermal Nature = Cold Flavor =Salty Softens nodules Clears heat Detoxifies the body Benefits the Thyroid Protects from radioactivity Benefits the Lymphatic system Promotes diuresis Provides many ... See ingredient »
Water Chestnut Thermal Nature = Cold Flavor =Sweet Clears Heat Stops Bleeding Conditions Almonds can Help Relieve Dry cough due to heat in the Lungs (with thick mucus) Jaundice Bloody stool Excessive uterine ... See ingredient »
Watermelon Thermal Nature = Very Cool Flavor =Sweet Influences the Heart, Bladder, & Stomach Increases body fluids Moistens the Intestines Dispels Summer heat Promotes diuresis Detoxifies the ... See ingredient »