Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Chronic inflammation of connective tissue which can involve the joints, kidneys, serous surfaces and vessel walls. It occurs predominately in young women but also effects children. Macule or papules may appear and can be round, irregular or butterfly shaped. The eruptions will appear as small red slightly raised papules with slight flaking skin which have big follicles under the dry skin.
Whole body symptoms include a slight fever, fatigue, achy/painful joints and a heat sensation where the eruptions occur. If local area is on the scalp hair roots will look bent.
Chinese Medicine Treatment Of Systemic Lupus:
Toxic Heat Invasion - Acute stage - red eruptions with a high fever, irritability.
Herbal Formula: Xi Jiao Di Huang Tang or Wu Wei Xiao Du Tang Constipation + Da Huang, Mang Xiao Scanty dark urination + Ju Fu Ling Liver Wind Spasm + Tian Ma, Ling Yang Jiao Blood Stasis + Chi Xiao Yao, Mu Dan Pi
Yin Deficiency - eruptions near remission, darker color, less red, symptoms become deficient, slight fever, fatigue, dry mouth, spontaneous sweat or night sweat, vertigo, palpitations, insomnia
Herbal Formula: Zhi Bai Di Huang Tang joints + Qing Jiao, Wei Ling Xian, vines (teng)
Sweats + Mu Li, Huang Qi
Insomnia + Suan Zao Ren, Ji Jiao Teng
Palpitation + Sheng Mai San
Digestive Disorders + Hou Po, Chen Pi
Phlegm Cough + Zi Wan, Kuang Dong Hua, Sha Chen
Enlarged LV or SP - Da Huang, Zhi Chong Wan
Spleen and Kidney Yang Deficiency
- chronic, late stage, fatigue, edema, puffy, brittle hair, menstrual disorder, digestive disorder Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang + Shen Ling Bai Zhu San
EXTERNAL Bai Yu Gao - apply to local area