Rhizoma Homalomenea, Fructus
Chaenomelis Lagenariae, Fructus Psoraleae, Plastrum Testudinis, Radix
Angelicae Sinensis, Pyritum, Cortex Cinnamomi, Frankincense, Myrrha,
Rhizoma Curcuma, Benzoinum, Radix Jurineae, Semen Benincasae, Radix
Morindae, Cortex Eucommiae, Radix Dipsaci, Radix Archyranthis
Bidentatae, Flos Carthami.
Homalomenae is known in China as Quin nian jian
or "a thousand
years of health." It is an important herb for treating joint pain
that moves in the body or pain that is affected by the weather.
Traditional herbalists say it strengthens the tendons and bones. It has
a strong tonifying action and is also used for pain and swelling
due to traumatic injuries. In China it is widely used for
treating the elderly. It is traditionally combined with
of Tung Shueh Pills use Tiger bone. Since Tigers are an endangered species we
feel it is inappropriate to use it. Homalomenae is the plant equivalent
of Tiger bone.
Fructus Chaenomelis Lagenariae helps relax the sinews and opens up the acupuncture meridians that, when
blocked, cause pain. It is one of the more effective herbs for relaxing
the tendons. It is beneficial for joint pain due to changes in weather
and for pain in the lower extremities.
White Gourd is helpful
for painful or weak lower back and extremities.