A Modern Chinese Medicine formula based on TCM principles. TCM Therapeutic Actions: Activates blood circulation and eliminates blood stasis, reduces swelling and inflammation, strengthens soft tissues and relieves pain
-Because of the blood-invigorating nature of this formula, it is contraindicated during pregnancy and nursing.
-Patients who have pain radiating to the extremities accompanied by a sudden loss of bladder or bowel control may have a pinched nerve or spinal injury and must be referred out to emergency care if they have not already been evaluated by a specialist. This condition, known as Cauda Equina syndrome, can lead to permanent disability and must be evaluated and treated immediately.
-Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae) and Dang Gui (Radicis Angelicae Sinensis) may enhance the overall effectiveness of Coumadin (Warfarin), an anticoagulant drug. Patients who take anticoagulant or antiplatelet medications should not take this herbal formula without supervision by a licensed health care practitioner.
-Take 3 to 4 capsules, three times daily, as needed to relieve pain.
-The dosage may be increased up to 6 to 8 capsules every four to six hours if necessary, especially in the early stages of injury when there is severe and excruciating pain.
-When the pain subsides, reduce the dosage to 3 or 4 capsules, three times daily.
-For maximum effectiveness, take the herbs on an empty stomach, with two tall glasses of warm water.
Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba) (white peony)
Che Qian Zi (Semen Plantaginis) (plantain seed)
Chuan Niu Xi (Radix Cyathulae) (cyahula root)
Chuan Xiong (Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong) (rhizome of ligusticum wallichii)
Dan Shen (Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae) (red sage root)
Dang Gui (Radicis Angelicae Sinensis) (angelica root)
Du Zhong (Cortex Eucommiae) (eucommia bark)
E Zhu (Rhizoma Curcumae) (zeodoary)
Gan Cao (Radix Glycyrrhizae) (licorice root)
Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi) (cinnamon)
San Leng (Rhizoma Sparganii) (burreed rhizome)
Shen Jin Cao (Herba Lycopodii) (ground pine)
Yan Hu Suo (Rhizoma Corydalis) (corydalis)
Yi Yi Ren (Semen Coicis) (coix seed)
Ze Xie (Rhizoma Alismatis) (oriental waterplantain)
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