Zuo Gu Shen Jing Tong Wan - Sciatica Pills

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Zuo Gu Shen Jing Tong Wan Herbal Formula Classifications and Usages

The herbal formula "zuo gu shen jing tong wan" , 做故身经通, which in english is "sciatica 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: Qiang Li Zuo Gu Shen Jing Tong Wan.

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

  • 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).

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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. Zuo Gu Shen Jing Tong Wan is generally comprised of the following herbs:

ViewBa Ji Tian (Morinda Root)

Tonify kidneys, strengthen yang - impotence, male or female infertility, premature ejaculation, frequent urination, urinary incontinence, irregular menses, low back pain and weakness, cold and painf…

ViewChuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Root)

Invigorate blood, promote movement of Qi - any blood stasis pattern, important for gynecological issues (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, difficult labor, lochioschesis). Expels wind and alleviates pain - …

ViewHai Tong Pi (Coral Bean Bark)

Dispels wind-damp (hot or cold), unblocks the channels - bi syndromes, especially in the lower back and/or knees or spasms of the extremities. Promotes urination, reduces edema - superficial edema d…

ViewJiang Huang (Tumeric Rhizome)

Invigorate blood, unblock menses - chest and abdominal pain, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, pain and swelling due to trauma. Promote the movement of Qi, alleviate pain - epigastric and/or abdominal pain.…

ViewJin Ying Zi (Cherokee Rosehip)

Stabilize the kidneys, retain essence - spermatorrhea, incontinence, leukorrhea, rectal prolapse, excessive uterine bleeding. Binds the intestines - stops diarrhea and dysentery.

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…

ViewMo Yao (Myrrh)

Invigorate blood, dispel blood stasis, reduces swelling, alleviate pain - trauma, sores, carbuncles, swellings, abdominal masses, painful obstruction, chest pain, abdominal pain, amenorrhea. Promote…

ViewQian Jin Ba (Flemingia Philippinensis Root)

Bi Zheng (painful obstruction syndrome) - for arthritic conditions by expelling wind-damp and opening the channels. Arthritis, bone pain, fractures, sciatica. Also known as yi tiao gen (moghania).

ViewRu Xiang (Frankincense)

Invigorate blood, dispel blood stasis, alleviate pain - trauma, carbuncles and swellings, chest and/or abdominal pain. Relax the sinews, invigorates the channels, alleviates pain - bi syndromes, rig…

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…

ViewXi Xian Cao (Siegesbeckia Plant)

Dispels wind-heat-damp bi - facial paralysis, hemiplegia. Calms the spirit, pacifies the liver - irritability, insomnia, liver yang rising, headache, dizziness.

ViewYan Hu Suo (Corydalis Rhizome)

Invigorate blood, alleviate pain - pain from blood stasis and trauma, dysmenorrhea. Promotes movement of Qi and alleviates pain - chest pain, abdominal pain, menstrual pain, hernial disorders, epiga…

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. Zuo Gu Shen Jing Tong Wan is a candidate for consideration when needing to influence spleen invasion - cold damp and/or spleen qi deficiency.

Zuo Gu Shen Jing Tong Wan may potentially be used, in coordination with a well tailored overall approach, to influence the following conditions: arthritis (bi syndromes), back pain, muscle weakness, osteoarthritis (oa), rheumatoid arthritis (ra) and/or sciatica

As noted above, zuo gu shen jing tong 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…

ViewZhuang Gu Guan Jie Wan (Invigorate Bone and Joint Pills)

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…

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

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