Spasms according to Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture points used for spasms

The four Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat spasms

Why might Saiga Antelope's Horn (Ling Yang Jiao) help with spasms?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat spasms as can be seen on Saiga Antelope's Horn's page.

Saiga Antelope's Horns is a Cold herb that tastes Salty. It targets the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Internal Liver Wind, subdues Yang. Clears Liver Fire and brightens the eyes. Eliminates toxins and reduces fever.

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Why might Softshell Turtle Shell (Bie Jia) help with spasms?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat spasms as can be seen on Softshell Turtle Shell's page.

Softshell Turtle Shells is a Neutral herb that tastes Salty. It targets the Kidney and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Nourishes Yin and subdues exuberant Yang. Resolves hardness.

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Why might Black-Tail Snake (Wu Shao She) help with spasms?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat spasms as can be seen on Black-Tail Snake's page.

Black-Tail Snakes is a Neutral herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Liver.

Its main actions are: Expels Wind Dampness and disperses Cold. Removes obstruction of Channels and Meridians. Stops spasms and convulsions.

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Why might Earthworm (Di Long) help with spasms?

Because it is a herb specifically indicated to treat spasms as can be seen on Earthworm's page.

Earthworms is a Cold herb that tastes Salty. It targets the Bladder, the Spleen and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Heat and calms Internal Liver Wind. Soothes asthma. Opens the channels.

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