Shoulder Wellness Capsule 舒颈肩

Main Ingredient
Radix Puerariae, Radix Paeoniae Alba, Fructus Chaenomelis, Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Radix Paeoneae Rubrae, Radix Angelicae Dahuricae, Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong, Ramulus Cinnamomi, Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii

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Formulation Basis

The improved quality of modern lifestyle combined with workplace stress, long working hours at the desk and prolonged exposure to air-conditioning can result in the invasion of cold-wind-dampness in the neck and shoulders. This causes the slow flow of qi and blood in the neck and shoulder. Symptoms include discomfort in the neck and shoulders, stiff and weak neck, dizziness, etc.[1]
H&F Shoulder Wellness Capsule is a modified formulation based on the classical formula of Cinnamon Twig Decoction plus Pueraria. It uses Ramulus Cinnamomi to harmonise the construction and defence qi, resolve the exeterior and dissipate cold; Radix Puerariae resolves the flesh and resolve the exterior[2]; Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii and Radix Angelicae Dahuricae induce perspiration, resolve the exterior and relieve pain in the neck
and shoulders; Fructus Chaenomelis dispels the wind, eliminates dampness, frees collaterals and relieves pain; Radix Angelicae Sinensis, Radix Paeoniae Rubrae and Rhizoma Ligustici Chuanxiong activate and nourish the blood, regulate the meridians and relieve pain. Not only can this herbal combination eliminate the exterior wind-cold pattern, but it can also resolve pain in the muscles, regulate the meridians, activate collaterals, and relieve pain and inflammation.

Medicinal Actions

Soothe sinews, activate collaterals, dispel wind and eliminate dampness

Ramulus Cinnamomi/Radix Paeoniae
Alba/Radix Puerariae
Induce perspiration, resolve the exterior, harmonise the
construction and defence qi, relieve meridians and activate
Radix Angelicae Dahuricae/Rhizoma
seu Radix Notopterygii
Resolve the exterior, dissipate the cold, dispel the wind and
relieve pain; Rhizoma seu Radix Notopterygii is effective in uplifting, dissipating and resolving the exterior, hence
commonly used in pain of the upper half of the body
Fructus Chaenomelis Dispel wind, eliminate dampness, free collaterals and
relieve pain
Radix Angelicae Sinensis/Rhizoma
chuanxiong/Radix Paeoneae Rubrae
Nourish and activate the blood for free meridians and
collaterals to relieve pain

Clinical Indications

Shoulder and neck discomfort and weakness, stiff movement of the shoulder and neck, dizziness, etc. due to the contraction of external wind and cold, causing a disruption in the flow of qi and blood and resulting in the blockage of the meridians and collaterals. These symptoms can be found in diseases such as neck-shoulder syndrome, adhesive capsulitis of shoulder, frozen shoulder, etc.

Dosage and Precaution

2-4 capsules 2 times daily, or in accordance to physician’s orders. Administration of this medicinal product should be stopped upon discovery of any adverse drug reactions or changes in physical appearance of the capsules.

【1】潘相安 颈肩肘致病因素的探析及治则 中华中医药学刊2007,25(9):1915-1917 【2】田明 桂枝加葛根汤临床应用及实验研究进展 中医药信息2013,30(5):118-120


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