Swollen wrists, palms, and knuckles? These two flowers will do it

5 ​​grams each of wild chrysanthemum and safflower, grind the herbs together into fine powder, mix with cold water, make a paste, and apply to the affected area.

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Wrapped with plastic wrap, fixed with tape, Remove it after applying it for 10 hours a day, and apply it again the next day. Generally, it will be effective after 3-5 consecutive days.

Comments from Pu Zhaohe, an associate researcher at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine:

TenosynovitisBelongs to the category of “muscle injury” in traditional Chinese medicine. The main symptoms are pain and swelling in the wrist or metacarpophalangeal joints.

This disease is mainly caused by collateral injury and qi and blood stasis. .

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Wild Chrysanthemum< /span>Bitter and slightly cold, it mainly has the effects of clearing heat and detoxifying, reducing swelling and dispelling stagnation. Plague, pemphigus, eczema, etc.

SafflowerSpicy and warm in taste, it can activate blood circulation, remove stasis and relieve pain. For women’s amenorrhea, abdominal pain during menstruation, postpartum stasis, bruises, carbuncles, sores, dark purple macules, arthralgia and other diseases.

Pharmacological studies have shown that wild chrysanthemum can resist inflammation, detoxify and reduce swelling; effect.

Two flavors combined for external application can have obvious effects of dispelling silt, relieving pain, antipyretic and reducing swelling for tenosynovitis.

This prescription is reliable, non-invasive, economical and easy to accept. Patients can try it.

In addition to applying the above medicinal powder with water, it can also be applied with wine, and the effect is also good.

Note: During the treatment time, the patient should rest with palms and avoid Frequent movement of the wrist or knuckles.

Source|”Family Medicine” Issue 19, October 2022< /p>

Editor|Zhang Wanbo

< span>Proofreading|Zheng Ke

Second trial|Zhang Yue

Final review|Liu Huiying and Zhang Ruxian