Treatment of psoriasis by acupuncture plus Chinese herbs: A report of 80 cases
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Eighty patients with psoriasis were treated with acupuncture in combination with Chinese herbs. Acupoints were Dazhui (GV 14), Feishu (BL 13), Quchi (LI 11), Hegu (LI 4), Xuehai (SP 10) and Sanyinjiao (SP 6). In the case of blood-heat type, the medicinal principle was clearing away heat and removing toxic substance. In the case of blood-dryness type, the medicinal principle was enriching the blood and moistenting the skin. The total effective rate was 91.3% after 5-course’s treatments.