Dit Da Jow is a popular Chinese sold to external damage such as bruises or sore muscles. There are several different recipes for Dit Da Jow, most of which are considered to be a "secret formula" passed down through oral and written history of , martial arts, and modern Western science.
have been studying martial arts for awhile, and I was given this recipe dit da jow. It was given to me a while ago. This is the "American" version, and I have been told it can be poisonous, but it hasn't killed me yet. I haven't drank it yet either, and you shouldn't. Its to be applied topical as you would use icy hot. Its good for sprains, bruises, anywhere that aches your for what ever reason. The best thing about this recipe is that you can make tons of it and store it. It works especially well if you are doing Iron Palm training.
"Western Herb Dit Dow Jow: receipe that works as well as the oriental stuff...still got to brew it though...
Dit Da Jao recipe
Arnica blossoms (anti-inflamatory, pain relief)
Comfrey (anti-inflamatory, pain relief)
Blessed Thistle (blood purifier)
Goldenseal root (antibiotic, wound healing)
Ginger root (circulation, wound healing, pain relief)
Myrrh (antiseptic, circulation, wound healing)
Sasparilla root (blood purifier)
Witch Hazel (anti-inflamatory, pain relief)
Use equal proportions of all the herbs (OK, myrrh is a resin) listed, by weight. I measure them out on a small kitchen scale (mine is calibrated in
grams, but American versions no doubt do ounces).
Grind the herbs in a mortar & pestle (or electric grinder) and place them in a glass jar. Add 80 or 90 proof grain alcohol (I use vodka/or Scotch…it’s the alcohol that matters)); use 4 ounces of dried herbs to one pint of alcohol base (or equivalent proportions). Seal the jar tightly. Allow the infusion to work for two weeks; once or twice a day, swirl the liquid gently through the herbal mash. After two weeks, strain off the liquid and discard the herbal residue; pour into smaller glass containers.
This tincture can be applied as is to swollen or bruised areas, or can be mixed with a thickener (like lanolin or safflower oil)
and a hardener (like beeswax) to make an ointment. This formulation has also been effective in the treatment of arthritis, for pain relief and
restoration of range of
If you have any questions just post to the thread!