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Posted on February 25, 2017

Zheng Gu Shui vs. Dit Da Jow: Which is Best for Injury and Pain?

Zheng Gu Shui vs. Dit Da Jow: Which is Best for Injury and Pain?

In a previous article, we delved into the finer points of the Tiger Balm line of products and benchmarked them against the advantages of Plum Dragon Dit Da Jow products. In this article, we compare Plum Dragon Dit Da Jow to a product that is not as common place in the mainstream as Tiger Balm, but […]

Posted on February 3, 2017

Tiger Balm®™ vs. Dit Da Jow – Ingredients

Tiger Balm®™ vs. Dit Da Jow – Ingredients

How do ingredients in Tiger Balm® ™ compare with the ingredients in Dit Da Jow? Tiger Balm has become a household name for injury and pain, while Dit Da Jow is a lesser known product in this arena. Both appear to be based on the principles of Traditional Chinese medicine, and both are considered to provide analgesic […]

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 January 12, 2016

Rapid Skill Development, Rapid Injury Management

We all want to maximize the value of our time. In my years of training and travel around the world, only one time have I had to put training on hold because of injury. With limited time and a busy schedule, it is crucial to effectively manage pain and bodily damage, so we don’t deter progress […]

Posted on December 3, 2015

Using Chinese Martial Arts Herbal Trauma Formulas (Part 1)

Part 1- Introduction and Categories of Herbal Medicines **Most of the following content is provided by David Bock C.Ac. Dipl.Ac. Dipl.CH, a teacher of Wadokai Aikido (under Roy Suenaka Sensei), a Wisconsin Certified Acupuncturist, NCCAOM National Board Certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.** Editor’s Note: In this series of articles the author discusses Chinese Herbal remedies useful […]