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Back Support (CR) contains herbs that activate qi and blood circulation, remove qi and blood stagnation, relieve pain, and nourish the muscles and tendons.



  • Chronic low back pain (lumbago)

  • Weakness and soreness of the lower back and knees

  • Dull achy back pain, stiffness, and limited range of motion

  • Slow and incomplete recovery from back injuries

  • Sciatica, osteoarthritis, lumbago, lower back pain resulting from osteoporosis 



  • Chondroprotective function to prevent joint destruction and cartilage erosion

  • Osteogenic function to promote generation of new bones

  • Anti-inflammatory effect to reduce pain, swelling, and redness

  • Analgesic influence to relieve pain

  • Antispasmodic effect to stop muscle spasm and cramping



  • Disperses painful obstruction

  • Relieves pain

  • Invigorates qi and blood circulation

  • Tonifies Liver and Kidney deficiencies



Take 3 to 4 capsules three times daily. 


**Patients who have chronic back pain from repetitive movement from their job should take this formula at a maintenance dose of two capsules a day to strengthen the muscles and tendons in the back to prevent injury. 

**For maximum effectiveness, take the herbs on an empty stomach with warm water. This formula should not be taken during the acute phase of injury, where there is still bleeding, inflammation, and bruising.




Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba)

Chuan Niu Xi (Radix Cyathulae)

Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae)

Du Huo (Radix Angelicae Pubescentis)

Du Zhong (Cortex Eucommiae)

Ji Xue Teng (Caulis Spatholobi)

Mu Gua (Fructus Chaenomelis)

Qian Nian Jian (Rhizoma Homalomenae)

Sang Ji Sheng (Herba Taxilli)

Wei Ling Xian (Radix et Rhizoma Clematidis)

Zhi Gan Cao (Radix et Rhizoma Glycyrrhizae Praeparata cum Melle)



  • Because of the blood-invigorating nature of this formula, Back Support (CR) is not recommended during pregnancy and nursing.

  • Back Support (CR) is a warm formula, and use of this warm formula may be associated with a slight increase in blood pressure. Therefore, blood pressure should be monitored while taking this formula.

  • 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.

  • If the patient presents with fever and one-sided back pain, consider a possible kidney infection and do not use this herbal formula. Patients with acute nephritis should be referred to their medical doctor immediately.


Back Support (CR)


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