Thrombocytopenia occurring in the absence of toxic exposure or a disease associated with decreased platelets. It is mediated by immune mechanisms, in most cases IMMUNOGLOBULIN G autoantibodies which attach to platelets and subsequently undergo destruction by macrophages. The disease is seen in acute (affecting children) and chronic (adult) forms.
The recommended herbs are:
Cornu Bubali, Radix Rehmanniae,
Rhizoma Anemarrhemae, Gypsum Fibrosum,
Radix Ophiopogonis, Cortex Moutan,
Herba seu Radix Cirsii Japonici, Ostrea,
Semen Persicae, Flos Carthami, etc.