Herbal Formula for Sciatica Pain
Sciatica causes pain, burning sensation, numbness, or tingling radiating from the lower back and upper buttock down the back of the thigh to the back of the leg. Severe sciatica can make walking difficult if not impossible. Sometimes the symptoms of sciatica are aggravated by walking or bending at the waist and relieved by lying down.
This herbal formula dispels muscle tightness, inflammation , and relieves pain. This is a must if you are suffering from sciatica, it will help to speed the recovery time.
Description of herbal formula according to herbal medicine:
Radix Angelicae Pubescentis: Relieves acute and chronic aches and pain of the muscles and tendons. Clinically it treats low back pain, and sciatica. To relieve pain.
Cortex Eucommiae: Strengthens bones and sinews that can cause back pain. Anti-inflammatory effect. Deficient blood and essence of the kidney and liver often result in weakness and soreness of the lower back pain down the leg. Cortex Eucommiae nourishes the liver to benefit the tendons and sinews and tonifies the kidneys to strengthen the lower back.
Herba Siegesbeckiae: Treats muscles spasm, muscles weakness, numbness, and pain in the legs by dispelling dampness and opening channels and collaterals. Anti-inflammatory to reduce leg pain.
Radicis Angelicae Sinesis: Invigorates blood circulation and relieves pain. Very effective in reliving low back and leg pain.
Cortex Cinnamomi: Dispels cold, relieves pain, opens channels and vessels to relieve low back pain and open the channels and collaterals to unblock obstructions, especially of the extremities to treat radiating pain and numbness.
Radix Saposhnikoviae: Relieves pain in the lower back and legs.
Radix Cyathulae: Treats lower back and knee soreness, weakness and pain that radiates down the leg. Tonifies the liver and kidney.
Radix Glycyrrhizae: Relieves pain in the musculoskeletal and smooth muscles. Radix Glycyrrhizae has excellent properties to relieve pain and cramps of smooth or skeletal muscles.
Radix Paeoniae Alba: Treats pain in the lower back legs to relieve muscles spasms and cramps.
Rhizoma Sparganii: Relieves pain in the lower back and legs.
Rhizome Corydalis: A strong pain-relieving herb that also eliminates blood stasis.
Semen Coicis: Strengthens the spleen and resolves dampness to relieve pain from the muscles. It is best for tightness and spasms of the tendons restricting flexibility. It is also very effective for joint, muscles and tendon pain.
Kava kava: Has a calming effect and helps to relax muscles and relieve pain.
Valerian root: Can help relax the muscles and relieve muscle tightness.
White willow bark: This is natures herb for pain and inflammation with out the side effects.
St. Johns wart: When in pain this herbs helps to calm the mind which will relax the nerve and muscle and allow the body to heal.
Green Tea: A very small amount of green tea is added to help blend the herbal formula.
Recommended to drink 2-4 cups daily. As sciatica is relieved, reduce amount and continue daily for 1-2 months to strengthen lower back.
This formula is not intended to treat, cure or diagnose the above conditions. The information given is strictly according to traditional herbal medicine and should be used and prescribed as an herbal supplement.