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In Chinese Medicine joint stiffness can be treated by two herbs that we have on record. Here is the list below.
Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat joint stiffness as can be seen on Japanese Teasel Root's page.
Its main actions are: Tonifies the Liver and Kidneys. Assists in the healing of bones. Both stops bleeding and moves Blood. Calms the foetus.
Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat joint stiffness as can be seen on Deer Bone's page.
Deer Bones is a Warm herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Kidney.
Its main actions are: Tonifies Kidney Yang and strengthens the sinews and bones.