What is Plum Flower – China Tung Hsueh Pills (Zhong Guo Tong Xue Wan):
Plum Flower – China Tung Hsueh Pills (Zhong Guo Tong Xue Wan– aka “China Unblock Blood” pills) is a Chinese Medicine formula popular in China for treating arthritis and rheumatism as well as chronic pain from old injuries. It moves qi and blood and aids the Liver and Kidneys, and is indicated for clinical use to address:
- lumbar stiffness/weakness, joint pain, and cold or numb limbs (due to poor circulation of qi and blood in the afflicted area); chronic lumbago
- bruising, stiffness, and pain from sports/traumatic injuries; post-surgical recovery
- rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis
- fractures, soft-tissue injuries
Clinical note: This formula addresses Bi pain from qi and blood stagnation with underlying Liver and Kidney deficiencies.