Original Herbal Remedy to Relieve Pain and Rapid Healing
This is a traditional herbal remedy that has been used for years in Asian countries for pain relief and very rapid healing. It is called Dit Da Jow. The literal translation is “hit wine medicine” and is an herbal tincture packed with healing herbs. According to this article:
Dit Da Jow is an analgesic liniment that martial artists traditionally preferred. Often a martial arts master blends his unique mixture of many aromatic herbs like ginseng and myrrh. The combination is to stimulate circulation, reduce swelling and pain, and improve healing of wounds and injuries. The tradition became known as “hit medicine”. Many people have also found this liquid analgesic as useful for reducing the aching of muscles, and rheumatism discomfort and arthritis.
The traditional Dit Da Jow recipes are very hard to find because most of them are secret family recipes. However, this mixture will work really well for us.
As with any herbs, drugs and vitamins, consult a doctor before using, especially if someone is pregnant or nursing. This recipe is for external use only.
Ingredients for the Herbal Remedy
1 tablespoon of dried Arnica Flowers, Plantain Leaf, Comfrey Leaf, Frankincense Powder, dried Myrrh powder and Fennel seeds.
1 Teaspoon dried Angelica Root, Calendula Flowers, Dandelion Root, Horsetail, Nettle Leaf, cloves powder and turmeric powder.
- Place all of the herbs in a glass mason jar
- Pour gently boiling water to just dampen all of the herbs.This step is optional but it helps a lot to draw out the beneficial properties of the herbs.
- Fill the rest of the jar with alcohol (drinkable, which at least 80 proof) and stir well with a clean spoon.
- Put the lid on the jar. Store the jar in a dry and cool place, shake it daily, for at least 3 weeks and up to 6 We usually leave herbs for six weeks.
- Strain gently through cheesecloth and compost the herbs. Store the tincture in clean glass jars or colored dropper bottles.
- Use on skin when needed to help with bruises, sore pain and Do not use on cut or broken skin.