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This is the authentic formula handed down within the Chow Gar Southern Praying Mantis system and comes via Ip Sui, late Grandmaster of the Chow Gar system and Master herbalist and Sifu Paul Whitrod, direct disciple of Ip Sui.

It is an excellent all purpose dit da jow liniment that can be used for healing everyday practice injuries such as bruising , swelling, hematomas from training and sparring. Application prior to and during training sessions will also help with strengthening and conditioning of chins, forearms, palms and fists. Use after showering for relieving pain and soreness. 

The Chow Gar lineage of Southern Praying Mantis is known for their extensive focus on strengthening and conditioning, including Iron Palm, Finger striking ("Dotting", Dim Mak, Dim Yuet), Iron shirt, Golden Bell, and a wide range of partner training drills ("chongs"). Although there are other liniments used for a specific aspects and stages of training, this formula strengthens, conditions, and heals, making it a great all purpose liniment that is widely used and highly valued by both martial artists from other styles and by enthusiasts from a variety of sports.


Shen is honored to have received this formula from Sifu Paul Whitrod and proudly offers it to our customers.

This is an all natural formula made up of 24 Chinese plant and mineral derived herbs. Shen prepares this tincture to the exact traditional methods. There are no toxic elements in the formulationk is not intended for internal consumption and for topical application and For External use only.

Disclaimer: The above statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. User assumes all risks.

Ip Sui Chow - Gar Southern Praying Mantis Dit Da Jow

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