Blue Poppy Sprain Ointment

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This ointment was created specifically for sprains by Zhou Guo-jun and others at the Guanzhou Qian Southeast Autonomous Region Chinese Medical Hospital. It acts to clear heat, quicken the blood, dispel stasis, free the flow of the network vessels, relax sinews, and stop pain. Particularly recommended for treatment of ankle sprains combined with acupuncture or acupressure.

Functions of Herbs used in Formula
*Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei) clears heat, quickens the blood, and dispels stasis.
*Ze Lan (Herba Lycopi Lucidi) also quickens the blood and dispels stasis.
*Di Long (Pheretima) clears heat and frees the flow of the network vessels.
*Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae) clears heat and stops bleeding, disperses swelling and dispels stasis due to traumatic injury.
*Er Cha (Acacia Catechu) stops bleeding.
*Ru Xiang (Olibanum) moves the qi and quickens the blood, disperses swelling, relaxes the sinews.
*Bing Pian (Borneolum) clears heat and stops pain.

To Use: Apply to the affected area and fix with a dressing. Change daily. In addition, needle Shang Qiu (Sp 5), Jie Xi (St 41), Qiu Xu (GB 40), Kun Lun (Bl 60), and/or Tai Xi (Ki3) depending on the site of sprain. For best results, keep the affected limb elevated and restrict use. Acupressure at the above points may also be used instead of acupuncture for home treatment by the patient or a family member.

Available in 2 oz jars
Pure vegetable oils, Beeswax, Da Huang (Radix Et Rhizoma Rhei), Ze Lan (Herba Lycopi Lucidi), Di Long (Pheretima), Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae), Er Cha (Acacia Catechu), Ru Xiang (Olibanum), Bing Pian (Borneolum)
Blue Poppy Enterprises, Inc. includes Blue Poppy Herbs (manufactures and markets a line of Chinese herbal supplements), Blue Poppy Press (publishes and sells books and other materials on acupuncture and Chinese medicine), and Blue Poppy Seminars (runs live and Distance Learning continuing education for licensed healthcare practitioners.

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.