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Clinical application 

  • Back pain due to herniated disc
  • Herniated disc, lumbar radiculopathy, prolapsed or bulging disc, or slipped disc with possible severe back pain which may worsen with coughing, straining or laughing, tingling or numbness in the legs or feet, muscle spasms or weakness
  • Pain originating from the spinal cord and radiating down to the legs

 

Western therapeutic action

  • Analgesic effect to relieve pain
  • Anti-inflammatory effect to reduce swelling and inflammation
  • Spasmolytic affect to relax muscles
  • Chondroprotective effect to protect the Cartlidge
  • Osteogenic affect to promote  generation of muscles

 

Chinese therapeutic actions

  • Activates blood circulation and illuminates blood stasis
  • Reduces swelling and inflammation
  • Strength soft tissue and relieves pain

 

Cautions and contraindications

  • Contra indicated during pregnancy in nursing
  • Contraindicated if taking blood thinners