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Friday, August 12, 2011

Re: [AlternativeAnswers] best herbal anti-spasmodic?


You're chiropractor probably does "Medical Acupuncture," which isn't the
same. It's not bad though. It's just not based on TCM theory. "Wind
damp" is a combination of two TCM pathogens, wind and damp. They
present as spasticity. Pain will result from the blockage of energy,
resulting in qi and blood stagnation.

On 8/11/2011 1:41 PM, Andrea Gauland wrote:
> Thank you for your reply. I tend to run hot. What do you mean by
> wind damp? We have had a very mild winter, but last weekend we had
> snow/wind/rain/hail to sea level, and the temperature dropped from 15C
> to 3C in a matter of an hour or less. Might that have had something
> to do with it. My chiropractor also does acupuncture, so I'm really
> looking forward to my appt next week!
> Andrea
> NZ
> On 11/08/2011, at 6:29 AM, Mercurius Trismegistus wrote:
>> Get acupuncture. Sounds like some wind damp. You could try Du Huo Ji
>> Sheng Wan. Do you tend to run hot or cold?
>> On 8/9/2011 6:18 PM, Andrea Gauland wrote:
>>> Hi -- my low back (small of my back, really), has been in spasm for
>>> the last 2 days now. I can't stand for more than 10 minutes at a
>> time

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