Chinese herpes formula from Dr- Wenwei Xie (Beijing, China).
Chronic viral infections include flu, infectious hepatitis, Epstein Barr and herpes (including cold/canker sores).
Dr. Xie feels it may benefit persons with chronic immune deficiency (including AIDS) and those who have had antibiotics prescribed to excess.
VS-C stimulates the immune system, protects the liver and helps reduce glandular inflammation.
Typical consumption ranges from 1 capsules twice a day for mild problems more a day for serious problems.
VS-C TCM Concentrate, Chinese [Immune] contains the same herbs found in VS-C but in a highly concentrated blend. This immune-supporting formula is a combination that Chinese herbalists would describe as a "metal-enhancing" formula. These herbs create a favorable environment for microbial balance and overall health, support detoxification and promote a healthy respiratory tract.
The herbs in this formula work as follows:
Dandelion is an alterative and a tonic that aids the function of the liver, kidneys, stomach and blood. It reduces inflammation and relieves sores. It has been used to treat lymphatic swelling and bacterial infections. It gently detoxifies the body by promoting healthy liver and kidney function.
Scute Root is an antiseptic that reduces inflammation and relieves pain. It is related to the Western herb, skullcap, and has similar nervine effects. A detoxifying herb, it has a fever reducing effect and is antiviral and antibacterial. It also eases allergic reactions.
Purslane is a common garden weed, seldom used in Western herbalism. However, in Oriental medicine it is considered a cooling remedy for fever and inflammation. It is used to cleanse the liver and blood, and has been used to treat warts, sores, boils, stings, and malaria.
Indigo Herb and Root detoxifies the blood, reduces fever and is anti-inflammatory. In Oriental medicine it has been used for eruptions on the skin, including dermatitis, chronic eczema, infected wounds and abscesses. It is also used for canker sores and skin eruptions. VSC
Thlaspi expels pus, purifies the blood, reduces fever and arrests pain. It is a bitter, acrid herb that has been used in Chinese medicine to treat viral disorders like hepatitis and mumps.
Pinellia dissolves phlegm, stimulates digestion and absorbs toxins. It is primarily a decongestant herb that has been used to treat sinus congestion, bronchitis, tuberculosis, croup, sore throat and asthma, but it has also been used in Oriental medicine for blood poisoning. VSC
Bupleurum is a major Chinese herb for the liver. It helps reduce fever and has been used to treat hepatitis and skin eruptive diseases. It has some antibacterial and anti-viral effects, too.
Ginseng is a general tonic that acts as an immune stimulant and improves energy. It balances the cooling effect of the other herbs in this formula.
Cinnamon Twig is an aromatic herb with antiseptic qualities. It acts as a catalyst in this formula to improve digestion and stimulate circulation.
Licorice is included in many Chinese formulas because it is a balancing herb. It is also anti-inflammatory and has some antiviral activity.
The general indications for VS-C tcm formula include fever or inflammation and skin eruptions. It may be helpful for any viral condition that causes skin eruptions. The normal dose of this formula is one capsule daily.
For acute outbreaks, larger doses can be taken, up to 3 capsules daily. Long term use (about six months) has permanently cleared up some cases or herpes and other viral conditions.