Lumbar disc disease according to Chinese Medicine

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Five herbal formulas that might help with lumbar disc disease

Da Huang Fu Zi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 3 herbs

Key actions: Warms the Interior. Disperses Cold. Unblocks the bowels. Alleviates pain.

Why might Da Huang Fu Zi Tang help with lumbar disc disease?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/exterior_cold_invading_the_interior' of which lumbar disc disease is a symptom.

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Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang

Source date: 650 AD

Number of ingredients: 15 herbs

Key actions: Anti-rheumatic, clears Wind, Cold and Damp Stagnation. Strengthens the function of the Liver and Kidney. Tonifies Qi and Blood.

Why might Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang help with lumbar disc disease?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/painful_obstruction_with_liver_and_kidney_deficiency' of which lumbar disc disease is a symptom.

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Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 6 herbs

Key actions: Diuretic, clears Excess fluid and removes edema. Tonifies the Spleen Qi. Calms External Wind.

Why might Fang Ji Huang Qi Tang help with lumbar disc disease?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/wind-damp' of which lumbar disc disease is a symptom.

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Fu Zi Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Warms the Meridians. Assists the Yang. Dispels Cold. Transforms Dampness.

Why might Fu Zi Tang help with lumbar disc disease?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/yang_deficiency_with_cold-damp' of which lumbar disc disease is a symptom.

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Zhen Wu Tang

Source date: 220 AD

Number of ingredients: 5 herbs

Key actions: Warms and tonifies the Yang and Qi of the Spleen and Kidneys. Eliminates Dampness.

Why might Zhen Wu Tang help with lumbar disc disease?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/spleen_or_kidney_yang_deficiency' of which lumbar disc disease is a symptom.

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