Comprehension and Experience of Acne Treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine Facial Mask of Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae Formosanae) and Bai Fu Zi (Rhizoma Typhonii Gigantei) as the Basis Formula by External Application


Acne is a kind of commonly-encountered and frequently-occurring disease that influences people’s beautiful outlook and mood easily. Acne’s etiological factors are related closely to living habits, food habits, psychological factor, environmental factor, endocrine, genetic factor, improper use to cosmetics, and so on. Under the condition of worrying about that chemical drugs treatment induces another kind of sequelae, the cosmetology of traditional Chinese medicine has been more and more paid attention. For the non-fine mouthfeel by TCM oral use and the inconvenience of decocting, the application of external treatment with traditional Chinese medicine facial mask has been more widespread. The traditional Chinese medicine facial mask of Baizhi (Radix Angelicae Formosanae) and Baifuzi (Rhizoma Typhonii Gigantei) as the basis formula can directly protect, recondition and ameliorate acne.

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S. Teoh, S. Xi, Y. Wang and X. Qian, "Comprehension and Experience of Acne Treated with Traditional Chinese Medicine Facial Mask of Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae Formosanae) and Bai Fu Zi (Rhizoma Typhonii Gigantei) as the Basis Formula by External Application," Chinese Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2012, pp. 87-93. doi: 10.4236/cm.2012.32014.

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