Functions: Moves Qi, Relaxes the Muscles, Transforms and Disperses Phlegm, Opens the Orifices Indications: Minor muscular aches causing Qi and Blood stagnation presenting with muscle pain, soreness and stiffness, muscular strain, arthritic pain, joint pain, soft tissue injuries. Especially useful discomfort from fatigue and exertion. Stops the itch and irritation from insect bites and stings. Relieves nasal and sinus congestion associated with cold and flu. Alleviates motion sickness.
Standard Dosage: Apply to affected areas, 3 x day.
Clinical Dosage: Rub a few drops into the affected area and massage gently. Do not massage too vigorously or the skin may become irritated. If necessary repeat every two hours. Maximum application is four times daily. Can be mixed with a carrier if too strong alone. A few drops in hot water as a steam inhalation for relief of nasal or sinus congestion, or rubbed on the chest for chest congestion and mucus build-up. A few drops inhaled on a tissue can relieve motion sickness.
Ingredients: Gaultheria probumbens, Lavendula angustifolia oil, Eucalyptus globulus leaf-oil, Menthol, Camphor, Unlisted proprietary ingredients. – Dong lu you, Fen yi cao you, You jia li you, Bo he nao, Zhang nao, Unlisted proprietary ingredients.
Cautions & Contraindications: For external use only. Contraindicated during pregnancy. Use with caution in patients on anti-coagulant therapy. Avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes. Not suitable for use on open wounds or with skin diseases such as eczema. May cause redness and itching and irritation in those with sensitive skin. Not suitable for children under 3 years old.
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