Acupuncture and Chinese herbs eliminate pelvic inflammatory disease Acupuncture and Chinese herbs eliminate pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). This disorder is often due to an infection in the uterus, fallopian tubes, or ovaries. PID may cause infertility due to residual scarring or congealed exudate. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are common etiologies but PID may be caused many other pathogenic influences. Reference Zhou, et al (2014). Clinical Study on Chronic Pelvic Inflammatory Disease with Syndrome of Damp-heat and Blood-stasis by Qing-Re Li-Shi Hua-Yu Decoction Combined with Acupuncture Therapy. World Science and Technology – Modernization of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 16 (12).