Weakness and stiffness according to Chinese Medicine

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A herbal formula that might help with weakness and stiffness

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 weakness and stiffness?

Because it is a formula often recommended to treat the pattern 'Painful Obstruction with Liver and Kidney Deficiency' of which weakness and stiffness is a symptom.

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Acupuncture points used for weakness and stiffness

Pubescent angelica root might help with weakness and stiffness

Why might Pubescent Angelica Root (Du Huo) help with weakness and stiffness?

Because it is a key herb in Du Huo Ji Sheng Tang, a herbal formula indicated to treat the pattern '' (a pattern with weakness and stiffness as a symptom)

Pubescent Angelica Roots is a Warm herb that tastes Bitter and Pungent. It targets the Bladder and the Kidney.

Its main actions are: Disperses Wind, Cold, Dampness. Relieves pain. Relieves Lesser Yang (Shao Yang) headache.

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Other symptoms often associated with weakness and stiffness

Aversion to cold Attraction to warmth Palpitations Shortness of breath