This ointment was created by Zhou Guo-jun et al. at the Guanzhou Qian Southeast Autonomous Region Chinese Medical Hospital. Published research has shown this ointment to be 99% effective within three days for the treatment of sprained ankle when treatment was initiated in the first 48 hours after injury and when combined with acupressure.
Quickens the blood and dispels stasis, clears heat, disperses swelling
Pure vegetable oils
Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei)
Ze Lan (Herba Lycopi Lucidi)
Di Long (Pheretima)
Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae)
Er Cha (Acacia Catechu)
Ru Xiang (Olibanum)
Bing Pian (Borneolum)
Method of Use
Apply to the affected area and fix with a dressing. Change daily. In addition, needle Shang Qiu (Sp 5), Jie Xi (St 41), Qiu Xu (GB 40), Kun Lun (Bl 60), and/or Tai Xi (Ki3) depending on the site of sprain. For best results, keep the affected limb elevated and restrict use. Acupressure at the above points may also be used instead of acupuncture for home treatment by the patient or a family member.
Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei) clears heat, quickens the blood, and dispels stasis. Ze Lan (Herba Lycopi Lucidi) also quickens the blood and dispels stasis. It is a very commonly used medicinal externally for the treatment of traumatic injuries. Di Long (Pheretima) clears heat and frees the flow of the network vessels. Therefore, it is commonly used for heat impediment conditions. Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae) clears heat and stops bleeding, disperses swelling and dispels stasis due to traumatic injury.
Er Cha (Acacia Catechu) stops bleeding when applied externally. Ru Xiang (Olibanum) moves the qi and quickens the blood, disperses swelling, relaxes the sinews. Bing Pian (Borneolum) clears heat and stops pain due to its extremely acrid, penetrating, aromatic, and moving nature. When used together, these medicinals quicken the blood and dispel stasis, clear heat, disperse swelling
For external use only. Not for internal consumption. Keep out of the reach of children.