Nephritis and edema, try traditional Chinese medicine therapy
The treatment of nephrosis by traditional Chinese medicine is mainly from the following aspects: Diuresis, regulating immunity, excreting waste, improving renal function, etc. The skin of winter melon is sweet and cold in nature. Act on the lung, stomach, large intestine and small intestine meridians, it can clear away heat, promote diuresis, and reduce swelling. It is often used clinically to relieve water-wet flood, edema on skin surface, and dysuria. Can play a role in promoting diuresis and relieving swelling. Watermelon peel and cogongrass rhizome are also beneficial to water, among which cogongrass rhizome also has the effects of supplementing middle energizer and invigorating qi, removing blood stasis, and blood blocking cold and heat. Corn stigma and red bean are also good for water efficacy.
What needs to be reminded is that most of these diuretic Chinese medicines are cold, and nephritis patients with deficient cold constitution are not suitable for taking. In addition, nephritis patients cannot blindly promote diuresis, otherwise the kidney will be over burden, which is not conducive to treatment. Therefore, before using the prescription, you must consult a doctor to see if you are suitable for use.
Patients with chronic nephritis should follow the principles of low salt, low phosphorus, low animal fat and low potassium in their daily diet. At the same time, attention should be paid to rest and avoid tiredness. Air conditioners should not be greedy in summer to prevent catching cold or causing upper respiratory tract infection to aggravate the disease.
Article by : Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital
Tag: traditional Chinese medicine,Nephritis ,edema