Zheng Gu Shui

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Zheng Gu Shui is a brand of traditional Chinese liniment produced by Guangxi Yulin Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd. Literally translated, the name means "Fix Bone Water", or "Rectify Bone Water". It is pain relief liniment called Dit da jow or die da jiu. The formula, created by a Chinese master herbalist over 500 years ago, was used to treat fractures, broken bones and injuries suffered in combat. It is used today by Chinese medical practitioners to treat all kind of injuries, including sports, automobile and accidental injuries.[citation needed]

Zheng Gu Shui

Contents[edit]

The ingredients in Zheng Gu Shui are as follows (percentages are not rounded up or down):

Alcohol is the base liquid to pull out the alkaloidal constituents.[1][2]

There are two versions of this medication. The US version has been modified per FDA guidance (and is not as good as the Chinese version). The US version has the "Solstice" brand on the label and Chinese version does not. The US version is also in an oval shaped bottle and the Chinese version is in a round bottle. The Chinese version can still be ordered directly from Hong Kong or China, but it cannot be purchased directly in the US. The contents listed here are the Chinese version.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fratkin, Jake (1986). Chinese Herbal Patent Formulas. Boulder, Colorado: Shya Publications. p. 150. ISBN 0-9626078-2-7.
  2. ^ Hsu, Hong-Yen (1986). Oriental Materia Medica a concise Guide. Long Beach, California: The Oriental Healing Arts Institute. pp. 530, 334, 772–79. ISBN 0-94194222-8.

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