Spasms according to Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture points used for spasms

The five Chinese Medicinal herbs most likely to help treat spasms

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 Tabasheer (Tian Zhu Huang) help with spasms?

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

Tabasheer is a Cold herb that tastes Sweet. It targets the Heart and the Liver.

Its main actions are: Clears Phlegm-Heat in the Lungs. Clears Heat in the Heart and relieves convulsions and tremors.

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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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Why might Scorpion (Quan Xie) help with spasms?

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

Scorpions is a Neutral herb that tastes Pungent. It targets the Liver.

Its main actions are: Extinguishes Interior Wind and stops tremors and convulsions. Clears Toxic-Heat and relieves nodules and rashes. Removes Stagnation and relieve pain.

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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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