Lingzhi, ancient TCM powder numb arthritis pain

October 3, 2007  
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CM NEWS – A famous TCM drug and expensive mushroom have analgesic effects for rheumatoid arthritis, but the long-claimed anti-inflammatory and immunity boosting functions are yet to be substantiated, a new study says. Read more

Famous toxic herb smoothes arthritis pain

August 13, 2007  
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lei-gong-teng2.jpgCM NEWS – Triptolide, an extract of the famous toxic Chinese herb lei gong teng, has the ability to suppress inflammation and cartilage destruction in collagen-induced arthritis mice, a Beijing study reveals.

The study was completed at the Institute of Chinese Materia Medica, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing. Read more

Herbal formula reduces knee arthritis pain by 30%

April 1, 2007  
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CM NEWS – A group of Taiwanese researchers were able to demonstrate scientifically that a traditional herbal Duhuo Jisheng Tang (DJT, 獨活寄生湯) can reduce pain of knee arthritis by almost 30%. Read more

Chinese medicine relieves arthritis, protects joints

February 13, 2007  
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wuyao, radix linderae, arthritis, chinese medicineCM NEWS – A group of Chinese researchers find that a TCM herb radix linderae (wu yao, 烏藥) could be used in treating rheumatoid arthritis because radix linderae is found to be able to suppresses inflammation and protects joints from destruction. Read more