Zhuang Gu Guan Jie Wan - Invigorate Bone and Joint Pills

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Zhuang Gu Guan Jie Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "zhuang gu guan jie wan" , 壮骨关节丸, which in english is "invigorate bone and joint pills", is categorized within the "expel dampness" functional grouping and within the "dispel wind-dampness" sub-category.

You may also see this formula referenced by: Zhuang Yao Jian Shen Pian.

Of many possible clinical applications, it may be considered to influence the following issues/symptoms:

  • Damp and Cold bi-syndromes - arthritis (osteo primarily), joint pain, muscles aches that is aggravated with cold and/or damp weather - weakness of the knee, pain in lower back, general weakness, pain in joints, stiffness of joints, and pain that moves around. 

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For many reasons such as availability, ecological choices, and/or price, each manufacturer or herbalist may well adjust the exact composition of a specific formula. Zhuang Gu Guan Jie Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewDu Huo (Angelica Root)

Dispels wind-cold-damp - bi syndromes, especially lower back and legs (acute/chronic). Shao yin stage headache and toothache.

ViewDu Zhong (Eucommia Bark)

Tonify liver and kidneys, strengthen sinews and bones - weak, painful knees and lower back, fatigue, frequent urination. Promotes smooth flow of qi and blood circulation. Calms the fetus - for cold…

ViewGu Sui Bu (Drynaria Rhizome)

Tonify kidneys - weak low back and knee, diarrhea, tinnitus, decreased hearing, toothache, bleeding gums due to deficient kidneys. Mending sinews and bones due to falls, fractures, contusions, sprai…

ViewJi Xue Teng (Millettia Vine)

Promotes the movement of blood, tonify the blood - blood deficiency patterns such as irregular menses, dysmenorrhea, amenorrhea, accompanied with abdominal pain. Invigorate the channels, relax the s…

ViewSheng Di Huang (Rehmannia)

Clears Heat, Cools Blood. High fever, thirst, scarlet tongue, hemorrhage due to heat in the Blood. Nourishes Yin, Generates Fluids. Yin Deficiency with heat signs with injury to body fluids. Dry mou…

ViewXu Duan (Japanese Teasel Root)

Tonify liver and kidney, strengthen sinews and bones - lower back and/or knee weakness and pain, stiff joints. Tonify without causing stagnation. Stops uterine bleeding, calms the fetus - bleeding d…

ViewYin Yang Huo (Arial Parts of Epimedium, Horny Goat Weed)

Tonify kidney yang - impotence, spermatorrhea, frequent urination, poor memory, painful and cold lower back and knees. Expel wind-damp, cold - spasms, cramps, joint pain, numbness in limbs. Strengt…

A single formula, alone, may not be sufficient to fully address a particular TCM diagnostic pattern. Formulas may be used alone, in combinations, and/or in stages. Zhuang Gu Guan Jie Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence liver wind, spleen invasion - cold damp, spleen qi deficiency and/or stomach dampness.

Zhuang Gu Guan Jie Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: arthritis (bi syndromes), back pain, knee pain and/or osteoarthritis (oa)

As noted above, zhuang gu guan jie wan is within the expel dampness functional group. And it appears within the sub-category "dispel wind-dampness", which contains the following formulas:

ViewDu Huo Ji Sheng Wan (Solitary Hermit Teapills)

For chronic pain due to obstruction (bi zheng) with liver and kidney deficiency. For lower back pain often with weakness and/or pain in the knees. For arthritis, especially the type affected by col…

ViewJuan Bi Wan (Remove Painful Obstruction Decoction)

Wind-cold-damp bi syndromes in qi deficient patients - joint pain possibly with heaviness of the limbs that generally improves with movement.  Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, gouty arthritis.  …

ViewXiao Huo Luo Wan (Minor Invigorate Channels Pills)

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ViewXi Guan Jie Bi Tong Wan (Knee Joint Pain Relief)

Arthritis from damp heat in Chinese Medicine terms. Knee issues with kidney and liver systems involvement. Lower body pain and/or inflammation - hips, knees, ankles, toes especially when the pain m…

ViewZuo Gu Shen Jing Tong Wan (Sciatica Pills)

Wind-cold-damp bi syndromes with particular issues in the lower back and legs - sciatic pain, heaviness in the lower body, hip and knee pain, arthritis in those areas (osteo or rheumatoid).

All formulas in the primary category of "expel dampness" are listed below.

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