Xi Guan Jie Xiao Tong Pian (KneeKinder™, 膝关节消痛片) is a Chinese herbal formula that tonifies Qi and Blood, dispels Wind, Cold and Dampness, and supports a healthy knee function.
Supports Joint Mobility and Function†
Imagine waking up every day with a youthful spring in your step. Soreness and achiness are no longer debilitating, life-quality diminishing painful reminders. It’s as if the discomfort in your knees, pelvis or other joints in your body are from a lifetime ago. External conditions such as weather, especially cold and dampness no longer bother you like before.
If you’re looking for an all-natural, non-invasive solution to alleviating discomfort, KneeKinder may help.
If cold, damp weather hinders your range of motion, or if you experience other symptoms of meridian obstruction, such as numbness, KneeKinder was formulated for these concerns.
Signature formula for driving out wind-cold-dampness†
In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) theory, Bi syndrome refers to the obstruction of Qi and Blood in the meridians. This obstruction is due to the invasion of external forces, particularly: wind, cold and dampness (you can think of them in terms of weather conditions).
If you have soreness, swelling, or stiffness of the knees and loin, or limited movement or numbness of the legs and feet, or spasm of the hands and feet, these are clear indications of Bi syndrome.
KneeKinder is based on the classic formula, San Bi Tang (literally: “Three Painful Obstruction Decoction”), which is highly regarded for resolving meridian obstruction caused by wind, cold and dampness.
But that’s not all KneeKinder does. This is a truly unique formula due to its addition of 9 tonic herbs. The result is not only a formula that clears external factors but one that also strengthens your system internally. The tonic herbs support Qi and Blood, resulting in more energy and increased circulation delivered to your joints.
Lots of other formulas also resolve Bi syndrome. However, after an invasion of cold, wind and dampness, your Qi and Blood become deficient. That’s why we have included tonic herbs.
In terms of diagnosis patterns, pulse may present as weak, wiry, and thin; tongue appears pale with a white coat.
How does KneeKinder work?
The 9 tonifying herbs in KneeKinder are the same as those in TotalTonic. They are Huang Qi (Astragalus Root), Fu Ling (Poria), Gan Cao (Licorice Root), and Dang Shen (Codonopsis Root); all of which augment Qi. The following four herbs invigorate or nourish the blood: Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root); Bai Shao (White Peony Root); Sheng Di Huang (Rehmannia Root); Chuan Xiong (Szechuan Lovage Rhizome), which also moves Qi and expels wind; and Rou Gui (Cinnamon Bark), which also disperses cold.
The 8 herbs that clear wind-cold-damp obstruction are: Du Zhong (Eucommia Bark) and Xu Duan (Teasel Root), both of which strengthens sinews and bones; Chuan Niu Xi (Cyathula Root), which dispels stasis, unblocks the Channels and invigorates the joints. Qin Jiao (Largeleaf Gentian Root), which disperses wind-damp and alleviates obstruction; Du Huo (Pubescent Angelica Root), which dispels wind and removes dampness, unblocks the Channels and alleviates discomfort; Gan Jiang (Dried Ginger), which is warm and disperses cold, unblocks the Channels and dries dampness. Fang Feng (Siler Root), which dispels wind, removes dampness and relieves spasms; Pian Jiang Huang (Turmeric Rhizome), which breaks up blood stasis and moves Qi.