Blue Poppy Chapped Nipple Ointment
Functions of Herbs used in Formula
*Zi Cao (Radix Arnebiae/ Lithospermi) clears heat from blood aspect and resolves toxins. Particularly effective as a topical medicinal and commonly used in heat-clearing ointments.
*Sheng Di (uncooked Radix Rehmanniae) cools and quickens blood, while Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) nourishes and quickens blood.
*Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae Dahuricae) disperses swelling and expels pus in the early stages of sores.
*Zhe Bei Mu (Bulbus Fritillariae Thunbergii) clears heat and scatters binding or nodulations. Also used in the early stages of welling abscesses and toxic sores.
*Ru Xiang (Olibanum) and Mo Yao (Myrrha) quicken blood and free the flow of network vessels.
*Bing Pian (Borneolum) acridly resolves depressive heat.
To Use: Apply several times per day directly to affected nipple(s). For best results, treatment should be combined with internally administered Chinese medicinal based on the mother's personal pattern discrimination. Wash nipple(s) with soap before treatment.
Available in 1/4 fl oz jars
Much of the inspiration of Blue Poppy rests with its former CEO and original herbal product formulator, Bob Flaws. Bob began studying acupuncture and Chinese medicine in 1977, first under (Eric) Tao Xi-yu in Colorado, then at the Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (where he also studied tui na). From there he went on to become one of the best-known English language teachers, authors, and practitioners of Chinese medicine. Bob is an NCCA Diplomate of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, a Fellow and Governor of the National Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and a founder, past president, and Lifetime Fellow of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado.
Blue Poppy is committed to creating the highest quality herbal, clinical, and educational products for practitioners of Chinese medicine. It prides itself on setting the industry standard for quality and ethical manufacture. The Chinese factory that manufactures its formulas meets all standards of the Department of Health of the People's Republic of China for a GMP facility and is inspected yearly by an independent third-party auditor to ensure compliance with FDA cGMP regulations. And all Blue Poppy Liniments are hand-made at its own cGMP certified facility in the United States from the finest quality medicinals grown and imported from China.