Kanggu Zengsheng Wan

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Kanggu Zengsheng Wan (Chinese: 抗骨增生丸) is a black pill used in Traditional Chinese medicine to "nourish loins and kidney and strengthen the tendons and bones, activate blood circulation and qi flow, and to relieve pain ".[1] It tastes sweet and slightly astringent.

It is used when there are symptoms of “hyperplastic spondylitis, cervical syndrome, or spur”.[2] Each pill weighs about 3 grams, and the dosage varies from about 2-3 gram, two to three times a day.

Chinese classic herbal formula[edit]

Name Chinese (S) Grams
Radix Rehmanniae Preparata 熟地黄 210
Herba Cistanches (steamed) 肉苁蓉 (蒸) 140
Rhizoma Cibotii (Processed with salt ) 狗脊 (盐制) 140
Fructus Ligustri Lucidi (processed with salt) 女贞子 (盐制) 70
Herba Epimedii 淫羊藿 140
Caulis Spatholobi 鸡血藤 140
Semen Raphani (stir-baked) 莱菔子 (炒) 70
Rhizoma Drynariae 骨碎补 140
Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae 牛膝 140

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References[edit]

  1. ^ State Pharmacopoeia Commission of the PRC (2005). "Pharmacopoeia of The People's Republic of China (Volume I)". Chemical Industry Press. ISBN 7-117-06982-1.
  2. ^ Long Zhixian, Li Qingye, Liu Zhanwen. "Formulas of Traditional Chinese Medicine" (方剂学 fāngjì xué), Academy Press (学苑出版社 xuéyuàn chūbǎnshè), Beijing University of Traditional Medicine. 2005. ISBN 7-5077-1270-2.