Tags: arthritis in stiffness / pain / aches / heaviness or numbness of joints and muscles, intolerance to cold, lower back ache, lumbar muscle strain, sciatica, senile lumbo-crural pain
Relief Bi is from the earliest clinical encyclopedia of traditional Chinese medicine “Thousand-Golden-Prescriptions” written by Sun Simiao of Tang Dynasty in 652 AD. Many practitioners in the later generations evaluated the Relief Bi, the focus is on removing Wind, Cold and Dampness, supplemented with nourishing the Liver, Kidney, and Qi and Blood. Its composition is considered to “eliminate Evil without hurting the Zheng Qi, support the Zheng Qi without remaining Evil”. It is used to treat chronic Bi Syndrome, manifested as pain and weakness in the back and knees, Stiffness of joint muscles, numbness of limbs, pain aggravated by cold, pale tongue, white coating and weak pulse.
It is commonly used in the treatment of chronic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic sciatica, chronic lumbar muscle strain, bone hyperplasia, which belong to Wind-Cold and Damp Bi and chronic fatigue, caused by Qi Deficiency and Damp Phlegm.