Uterine Fibroids in Chinese Medicine
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Also called myomas or fibroids which develop from the smooth muscular tissue of the uterus. A single cell divides repeatedly, eventually creating a firm, rubbery mass distinct from nearby tissue. IN Chinese medicine we consider fibroids along with other abnormal growths of tissue such as endometriosis or cysts to be the result of the stagnation of blood and phlegm. So the treatment protocol with any abnormal growth of tissue is to invigorate the blood in the area, breaking up stasis and phlegm.
As always when dealing with any chronic issue like this this you want to address it form several aspects of your life. First always see your dr. and get a proper diagnosis. In addition to dietary and life style changes Chinese herbs can be very helpful in managing this situation, when looking for a more modern day formula dispel blood stasis and resolve phlegm, warm the abdomen, and invigorate blood circulation look for one containing one or more of the following herbs.
Best Chinese Herbs for Uterine Fibroids
Hong Hua – Activates circulation, and regulates blood to unblock menstruation, relieve pain, and break up masses.
Chuan Xiong – Strongly moves the qi and blood tohelp sooth painful menstrualtion.
Mu Dan Pi – Promotes blood circulation, removes blood stasis and relieve pain, esp related to gynecological disorders.