HERBAL FORMULA FOR FIBROMYALGIA
This formula is used to help those with Fibromyalgia that have symptoms such as:
- Severe fatigue
- Anxiety or depression
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Cognitive and memory problems
- Chronic pain and tenderness
- Joint pain
- Muscle pain
Description of formula according to traditional herbal medicine:
Folium Camellia Sinensis Fermentata: Functions to enhance alertness and relieve fatigue and weakness. It alleviates fatigue, weakness, withered spirit, dizziness, hypersomnia, feeling of heaviness in the body and inability to concentrate.
Ganoderma: Nourishes the Heart and strengthens qi and blood to treat Heart and Spleen deficiencies that manifest in insomnia, forgetfulness, fatigue, listlessness and poor appetite.
Arilus Longan: This herb treats palpitations, insomnia, forgetfulness, withered spirit and fatigue. Long an rou is sweet warm and not stagnating in nature.
Radix Curcumae: Activates blood circulation and relieves pain. Opens the mind to have a calming effect for anxiety, irritability.
Semen Platyeladi: It is most suitable for feelings of insecurity, insomnia, palpitations, night sweats, anxiety and forgetfulness.
Folium Gindgo: Has been used in China and Europe for treatment of cognitive function. It was concluded to be capable of improving the cognitive performance and the social functioning of the memory.
Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong: Is one of the most effective and commonly used herbs to activate qi and blood circulation. It has excellent ascending, descending and dispersing functions and reaches every part of the body to alleviate pain.
Radicis Angelicae Sinensis: Moves blood stagnation to relieve pain which is a major factor with Fibromyalgia patients. When the stagnation is resolved the pain is relieved.
Radix Saposhnikoviae: It can be used for both wind-cold and wind-heat conditions. Radix saposhnikoviae is the herb of choice when body aches and pain are the chief complaint in the muscles and joints and trigger points.
Lignum Sappan: Activates blood circulation, dispels blood stasis, opens channels and relieves pain, all common causes of fibromyalgia.
Herba Hypericum: Regulates liver qi to treat depression. It has been shown o relieve depression by inhibiting the reuptake of serotonin and other neurotransmitters, such as nor epinephrine and dopamine.
Rhizoma Curcumae Longae: This herb also known as Turmeric. It eliminates blood stasis, activates blood circulation, opens channels and collaterals to relieve pain and reduces swelling and inflammation.
Radix Paeoniae Alba: Is used for painful obstruction syndrome that may cause symptoms such as impaired agility, tightness of the tendons, and numbness in the extremities.
Radix Codonopsis: When there is Qi deficiency it is not uncommon to see symptoms such as weak extremities and fatigue. Dang shen tonifies the Qi and restores the constitution.
Herba Senecionis Scandens: Reduces swelling and clears heat and eliminates toxins. Used for Inflammatory disorders.
Corex Moutan: Invigorates blood circulation and disperses blood stasis. Corex moutai has demonstrated strong anti-inflammatory actions, according to laboratory studies. The mechanism of the anti-inflammatory effect is attributed to inhibition of prostaglandin synthesis and decreased permeability of the blood vessels.
Radix Angelicae Pubescentis: Has anti- rheumatic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic functions. It expel wind, dampness and cold and removes painful obstruction.
Cortex Eucommiae: Replenishes the vital essence of the liver and the kidney that are responsible for strengthening the bones, sinews and the muscles of the lower back and knees.
Radix Rehmanniae: Has analgesic, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory effects.
Rhizoma Corydalis: Activates Qi and blood circulation to relieve pain. It is one of the most commonly used and the most effective herbs to relieve pain because it has an excellent ability to activate qi in the qi level and invigorate blood circulation. It is used to treat pain from a variety of causes in all parts of the body.
Extremitas Radicis Angelicae Sinensis: Increase qi and blood circulation to the extremities to relax the muscles and the tendons.
Radix Anemarrhenae: Has anti-inflammatory functions to clear heat and reduce painful swelling sensation of the joints.
Recommended to drink 2-4 cups daily for 6 months.
This formula is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose the above condition. The information given is strictly according to traditional herbal medicine and should be used and prescribed as an herbal supplement.