Herpes Zoster TCM Therapy

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Health care methods for herpes zoster

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External Medicine
(1) Application of Wet Dressing:
For obvious effusion, grind Radix et Rhizoma Rhei (Dahuang), Radix Scutellariae (Huangqin), Cortex Phellodendri (HuangBai) and Radix Flavescentis (Kushen) in equal amount into powder and use 10 -30 g infused with boiling water, after it cools down, to apply wet dressing on the infected region, once or twice a day.

(2) Application Method: "Ji De Sheng She Yao Tablet" Grind it into powder and apply it on the infected region, once a day.

(3) "Te Xiao She Pellet Ointment"  
Rhizoma Coptidis (Huanglian) 30 g, Zaoxiu ( Radix Polyphylla Smith) 50 g, Mingxionghuang ( Realgar ) 60 g, Succinum (Hupo) 90 g, Alumen (Mingfan) 90 g and Wugong (Scolopendra) 20 g. It is advisable to bake Wugong (Scolopendra) yellow first in the oven, and then grind the above herbs into fine powder. After filtered with a 100 - mesh filter, the powder needs to be mixed well and kept in a bottle. Afterwards, proper amount of the powder is chosen and mixed with sesame oil to be a herbal paste. In application, it is advisable to clean the skin lesion with physiological saline in the local region and dry the skin with a sterile cotton ball, and then smear this herbal paste on a sterile gauze for local application on the infected area and fix the gauze with plaster, with the herbal paste changed once a day.

(4) Huang Ling Pellet It is advisable to mix "Huang Ling Pellet" with sesame oil for external application, once or twice a day. For blisters without rupture, it is advisable to use disinfectant solution externally.

(2) Acupoints Massage
1) Acupoints selected: Ganshu (BL 18), Danshu (BL19), Dazhui (GV14), Fengmen (BL 12), Zusanli (ST 36).
Manipulation: Ask the patient to adopt a prone position, the manipulator stands in one side of the patient, knead and press bilateral Ganshu (BL 18), Danshu (BL19), Fengmen (BL 12) and Dazhui (GV14) with the finger pulp of thumbs for 3 minutes respectively. The force should be from gentle to heavy and stress application gradually with reducing method. Then press bilateral Zusanli (ST36) for 5 minutes. For serious patients, apply digital acupuncture and cupping to Dazhui (GV14) after massage, once a day, 5 times as a course of treatment.

2) Acupoints selected: Yongquan (KI 1), Zusanli (ST 36), Sanyinjiao (SP6), Hegu (LI 4), Dazhui (GV14).
Manipulation: Press Yongquan (KI 1) and the around parts, Zusanli (ST 36) for 3-5 minutes respectively; press and knead Sanyinjiao (SP6) and Dazhui (GV14) for 2 minutes respectively; pinch and knead Hegu (LI 4) for 1-2 minutes, once a day or every other day.

3) Acupoints selected: Neiguan (PC6), Yanglingquan (GB34), Ligou (LR 5), Xiaxi (GB43), Fuliu (KI7), Yinlingquan (SP9).
Manipulation: Ask the patient to adopt sitting position, the manipulator kneads Sanyinjiao (SP6) and digital press Neiguan (PC6) and lifting pinch Zusanli (ST 36). Then ask the patient to adopt a supine position, the manipulator digital press Fuliu (KI7), Yinlingquan (SP9), Xiaxi (GB43) with three yang method of foot, press Shanglian (LI9) with three yin method of foot, once a day, 15-30 minutes for each time.

(3) Guasha Therapy
1) Acupoints selected: Taiyang (EX- HN 5), Touwei (ST8), Yangbai (GB14), Cuanzhu (BL 2), Xiaguan (ST7), Yifeng (TE 17), Jiache (ST6), Dicang (ST4), Quchi (LI 11), Waiguan (SJ5), Hegu (LI 4), Zusanli (ST 36), Xuehai (SP 10), Sanyinjiao (SP6), Yanglingquan (GB34).

2) Manipulation: Apply some Guasha oil to the affected parts, hold the Guasha board to keep 45 degrees with the skin, and scrape acupoints on the face with gentle force and heavy force for back and upper limbs until a local red speckle occurs, also match bloodletting therapy with plum-blossom needle, once every other day, 7 times as a course of treatment. 

(4) Cupping Therapy
Acupoints selected:
a.  nidus, Dazhui (GV14), Lingtai (GV10).
b.  Dazhui (GV14), Ganshu (BL 18).
c. Shenzhu (GV12), Pishu (BL20).

You should choose one of the three groups of acupoints. You should adopt multiple cupping in alignment on focus of infection or add moxa stick warming moxibustion for 10-15 minutes or heavy percuss with dermal needle, use multiple cupping in alignment after staxis Dazhui, Lingtai with stab cupping, and retain the cups for 15 minutes. On the conition that regional herpes crack and too much flurid seep, you can spread some liquid medicine of agueweed on the sites. If you choose the acupoints of Group Two, you should adopt cupping of venesection. For the third group, you should prick the acupoints and then get them cupped for 10 to 15 minutes, once daily.

(5) Foot Massage
Basic reflection areas: adrenal gland, parathyroid.
Related reflection areas: heart, liver and spleen.
Symptom reflection areas: lymph nodes of upper and lower body.
Reflexotherapy is taken up of 10-15 times as a course of treatment, 30-40 times each time, 1-2 times each day, repeat it after 1-2 days. Soak both feet with light salt water to recover the sensitivity of feet to massage.

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