Migraines

Migraines

Migraines are commonly known as minor to severe headaches often attributed to chronic neurological disorder. Kampo considers it is often caused by a disharmony of water metabolism and circulation of blood. In this case, we commonly prescribe Hoelen five herb formula.

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Hoelen five herb formula

Cho rei

Polyporus (Cho rei) relives fluid accumulation in the stomach; increases the flow of urine; dispels edema; cures thirst.

Buku ryoh

Hoelen (Buku ryoh) relives fluid accumulation in the stomach; increases the flow of urine; dispels edema.

Taku sha

Alisma (Taku sha) relives fluid accumulation in the stomach; increases the flow of urine; dispels edema; cures thirst.

Byaku Jyutsu

White Atractylodes (Byaku Jyutsu) relives fluid accumulation in the stomach; increases the flow of urine; dispels edema.

Kei shi

Cinnamon (Kei shi) dispels surface heat; cures flushing up; acts in conjunction with the other herbs as a diuretic.

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