Category: Injury

View Options

Filter By Category

Posted on June 25, 2016

TCM Herbs for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

TCM Herbs for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

(Scroll down toward the bottom if you just wanna see which three formulas are available for this week only!) Chronic pain can often be caused by lack of blood flow and energy stagnation in the body as well as congestion/obstruction, inflammation and malnourishment according to Chinese Medicine. Internal and external Dit Da Jow formulas can […]

Posted on May 22, 2016

Herbs that Improve Circulation and Promote Healing

Herbs that Improve Circulation and Promote Healing

Proper blood flow is essential to healing from chronic injuries and pain, trauma, sprains, strains and other musculoskeletal problems.  There are many Chinese herbs that improve circulation and promote healing. This article will teach us why blood flow slows or gets blocked, what happens when blood stagnates and what can be done to prevent blood […]

Posted on April 20, 2016

Flexibili-Tea: Origins and Evolution of this Unique Formula

Flexibili-Tea: Origins and Evolution of this Unique Formula

Flexibili-Tea has been a favorite of Plum Dragon customers for many years. Although it is a simple formula compared to most other Plum Dragon products, it does an amazing job of promoting relaxation in the connecting structures in the body. It has been widely used by martial artists and those training in other sports where […]

Posted on March 30, 2016

San Huang San (“Herbal Ice”) vs. Ice: Why Ice is Not So Nice for Sports Related Injury

I feel confident in assuming that we all have had ice applied to an acute injury; whether it be sprain, strain, fracture, or contusion. The application of ice to an injury began in the 70’s by Dr. Gabe Mirkins implementation of a standardized treatment for sports related injuries known as R.I.C.E. In his best-selling novel […]

Posted on March 14, 2016

Why Plum Dragon’s Dit Da Jow Herbs Work Better than Mainstream Solutions for Pain

Why Plum Dragon’s Dit Da Jow Herbs Work Better than Mainstream Solutions for Pain

Plum Dragon Herbs’ Chronic Injury and Pain Formula is based on a Chinese herbal formula known as the Ho Family Dit Da Jow. Dit Da Jow is the Chinese term that literally translated means “hit fall wine” and has historically referred to an herbal formula that is aged in alcohol typically for a minimum of […]