Arthritis with heat and swelling

Arthritis with Heat and Swelling in Chinese Medicine

Arthritis is common complaint in the US population especially among aging adults. Musculoskeletal pain can have so many different causes and manifestations from  daily wear and tear, arthritis, or trauma to an area such as, falls, fractures, sprains.  In Chinese medince we break this down a based on temperature. Hot Type of musculoskeletal pain is characterized by red, hot, swollen, painful joints, general disability and usually an acute onset.

Chinese herbs can be very helpful in this situation. When looking for a modern day formula to: Expel wind and heat, disperse painful obstruction syndrome, clear damp heat Look for on containing one or more of the following herbs:

Best Chinese Herbs for Arthritis with Heat and Swelling

Dang Gui- Has Anti-rheumatic and blood-invigorating effects to clear the channels and collateral’s, improving the flexibility and integrity of the joints.

Fang Feng – expels wind and reduces the swelling of joints

Quian Huo – releases the surface, reduces spasms and pain, as well as dispels wind cold

Du Huo – which Expels wind damp and relieves pain


Formulas Containing Chinese Herbs for Arthritis with Heat and Swelling