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Plasters (Gao) and Patches

Medicated plasters are pieces of fabric that contain a layer of medication covered by a layer of adhesive. They deliver medication through the skin to underlying tissues quickly and effectively.

Some older Chinese medicated plasters are hard and dry. They get activated by heat- with instructions to warm the plaster in a frying pan before applying! Newer plasters are flexible and peel easily on and off. They may be cut to the required shape and size. Never leave a plaster in place for a prolonged length of time. The adhesive and/or the medication left too long, especially on sensitive skin, can cause a burn or rash to develop.


701 Medicated Plaster Hua Tuo Medicated Plaster Extra Strength Hysan Hua Tuo Medicated Plaster
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701 Dieda Zhengtong Gao Medicated Plaster for Ache Relief & Muscle Pain Hua Tuo Medicated Plaster | External Pain Relief Patch Hysan Hua Tuo Medicated Plaster | External First Aid Pain Relief Patch
Excellent for relief of the pain of plantar fasciitis; reduces bone spurs. Warming and useful when there is impaired circulation that has allowed cold to penetrate the injured area. Similar to Wu Yang plaster and has a slight cooling effect. It also stimulates circulation. Good for reducing swelling.
Refined Gou Pi Medicated Plaster Refined Zhuang Gu Medicated Plaster Sinew-Bone External Poultice
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Refined Gou Pi Medicated Plaster | Pain Relief Patch for Injuries Refined Zhuang Gu Medicated Plaster for Warming Ache & Pain Relief Sinew Bone External Poultice for Residual Stiffness & Injuries
A strong, warming plaster for bruises, sprains, rheumatalgia, arthralgia, costal pleurisy, muscle ache and so on. Provides relief for minor aches and pains of muscles and joints due to backache, arthritis, strains, bruises and sprains. A strong plaster. Primarily for chronic sinew injuries; ideal for sprains or bone fractures where inflammation is gone but residual pain and stiffness remain.
Tianhe Zhuifeng Gao Wu Yang Brand Pain Relieving Medicated Plaster YNBY External Analgesic Plaster
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Tianhe Zhuifeng Gao |  Pain Relief Analgesic Patch Wu Yang Brand Pain Relieving Medicated Plaster & Analgesic Liniment Yunnan Baiyao External Analgesic Plaster for Acute Injuries & Sprains
User for relief of minor aches and pains of muscles and joints due to stiffness, backache, muscle spasms, arms & legs tingling. A powerful topical plaster that can reduce a bruise by 75% in the first 15 hours, and is indicated for bruising or acute traumatic swelling. Best all-around plaster for acute injuries, especially sprains with swelling and accumulation of fluids.
Many of the patches contain strong concentrations of herbs that are absorbed quickly. Several also have very strong adhesive qualities that may irritate the skin. If left in place too long they may cause burns or a rash to develop. Products listed on this site are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. We highly recommend that you consult with a Traditional Chinese Medical practitioner or physician before taking any products.