Spasmodic pain according to Chinese Medicine

The two Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat spasmodic pain

Why might Liquorice (Gan Cao) help with spasmodic pain?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat spasmodic pain as can be seen on Liquorice's page.

Liquorice is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart, the Lung, the Spleen and the Stomach.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Basal Qi and nourishes the Spleen Qi. Clears Heat and dispels toxicity. Moistens the Lungsexpel phlegm and stop coughing. Relieves spasms and alleviates pain. Harmonizes and moderates the effects of other herbs.

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Why might White Peony Root (Bai Shao) help with spasmodic pain?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat spasmodic pain as can be seen on White Peony Root's page.

White Peony Roots is a Neutral herb that tastes Bitter and Sour. It targets the Liver and the Spleen.

Its main actions are: Tonifies the Blood and preserves the Yin. Nourishes the Liver and assists in the smooth flow of Qi. Regulates the meridians and eases the pain.

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