Osteoarthritis according to Chinese Medicine

Three herbal formulas that might help with osteoarthritis

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 osteoarthritis?

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

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Er Miao San

Source date: 1481 AD

Number of ingredients: 2 herbs

Key actions: Expels Dampness from the Lower Burner. Drains Heat from the Lower Burner.

Why might Er Miao San help with osteoarthritis?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern '/tcm-education-center/patterns/damp-heat_in_the_lower_burner' of which osteoarthritis 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 osteoarthritis?

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

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