Peripheral Neuropathy in Chinese Medicine
Peripheral neuropathy refers to the conditions that result when nerves that carry messages to and from the brain and spinal cord are damaged or diseased. There are several different kinds of peripheral neuropathies that stem from a variety of causes. They range from carpal tunnel syndrome, to nerve damage linked to diabetes. And even Though there is many different presentations of this condition, in Chinese medicine they all share one common factor and that is pain due to blood stasis. So To improve this condition, we need to open the channels and collaterals, invigorate the blood and circulation, while also relieving pain. Chinese herbs can be really helpful in this situation. SO if your looking for a modern day formula to invigorate the blood and circulation, open the channels and collaterals as well as relieve pain, you want to look for one that contains at least one of the following herbs:
Chinese Herbs for Peripheral Neuropathy
Chuan Niu Xi – Helps to invigorate blood circulation and relieve pain
Qin Jiao – Also also helps to relieve pain but especially in the joints and extremities
Dang Gui – A great herb to open the channels and collaterals and relieve pain by invigorating blood circulation to the extremities.