Joint Obstruction by Plum Flower, formerly known as Joint Inflammation (guan jie yan wan), is used to remove dampness from body joints and clear the "luo channels".
• Acute or chronic swollen joints
• Aching or burning joint pain with stiffness
• Effected areas may include the shoulder, elbow, wrist, low back, knees and ankles
• Symptoms may be accompanied by redness and heat at the joints
• Difficult or painful urination with scanty dark urine
Other Name: Joint Inflammation Teapills
Ingredients (Pin Yin): Yi yi ren, Han Fang ji, Cang zhu, Hai tong pi, Gui zhi, Huai niu xi, Wu zhu yu, Qin jiao, Wu jia pi, Huang qin, Du huo, Sheng jiang
Ingredients: Coix lacryma jobi seed, Stephania tetrandra root, Atractylodes lancea rhizome, Erythrina variegata bark, Cinnamomum cassia twig, Achyranthes bidentata root, Evodia rutaecarpa fruit, Gentiana macrophylla root, Acanthopanax gracilistylus root-bark, Scutellaria baicalensis root, Angelica pubescens root, Zingiber officinale rhizome-fresh. Other Ingredients: Activated carbon, Botanical wax, Talcum.
TCM Functions: Expels Wind-Damp, Drains Damp-Heat, Unblocks the Luo Channels and Joints
Standard Dosage: 8 pills, 3 x per day
Clinical Dosage: Administer half an hour before or one hour after eating. In the initial phases, dosage may be increased to 8-12 pills 3 times per day, then reduced to a maintenance dose as the formula takes effect. May be used medium to long-term, for several weeks to several months.
Contraindications (all): Contraindicated during pregnancy. Contraindicated during the early stages of acute infection or illness, such as cold or flu.