Herbal Formula for Restless Leg Syndrome
Restless leg syndrome is a condition that has leg discomfort that interrupts sleep. This condition is characterized by a painful discomfort and when inactive can cause interrupted sleep and fatigue.
Description of herbal formula according to the traditional herbal medicine:
Radix paeoniae Alba: Nourishes blood and is effective in reducing the frequency and severity of muscle spasms and twitching.
Radix Glycyrrhizae: Relieves muscle pain and cramps. The Spleen dominates muscles and the liver controls tendons. Patients with spleen deficiency and liver excess often experience muscle cramps and pain. This herb has excellent properties to relieve pain and cramps of smooth or skeletal muscles by notifying the spleen and replenishing qi.
Radix Pueraria: This herb enters the spleen which controls the muscles. When combined with other herbs it can treat both wind cold and wind heat syndromes.
Radix Salviae Miltiorrhizae: Activates blood circulation dispels blood stasis. Calms the shen that is related to insomnia to relax when going to sleep.
Fructus Chaenomelis: Relaxes sinews, opens channels and collaterals to treat calf muscles and lower leg cramps.
Radix et Caulis Acanthopanacis Senticosi: Calms the shen to relieve insomnia or dream-disturbed sleep, for those who have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Helps to relax the muscles.
Semen Coicis: Eliminates dampness from the muscles to relieve pain. It is best for tightness and spasms of the tendons restricting flexibility. It also effectively treats muscles, joints and tendon pain caused by accumulated dampness.
Semen Zizyphi Spinosae: This herb helps with insomnia or difficulty falling or staying asleep, palpitations, excessive dreaming, shallow sleep with a tendency to wake easily and night sweating. It helps to relax the muscles to relieve restless leg syndrome.
Extremitas Radicis Angelicae Sinensis: Used to warm and invigorate qi and blood circulation in the peripheral channels and collaterals.
Herba cum Radice Patriniae: Sedative helps to relax and stay asleep.
Decaffeinated green tea added to help infuse the herbal formula.
This Formula is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose the above conditions. The information given is strictly according to herbal medicine and should be used and prescribed as an herbal supplement.