Asian Ginseng

Asian Ginseng [media id=2 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb Asian ginseng—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Asian ginseng is native to China and Korea and has been used in various systems of medicine for many centuries. Asian ginseng is one of several types of true ginseng (another is…

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Snakegourd Root

Snakegourd Root Snakegourd Root is the dried root of Trichosanthes kirilowii Maxim. or Trichosanthes japonica Regel (Fam. Cucurbitaceae). Action: To remove heat, to promote the production of body fluid, and to facilitate the drainage of pus and the subsidence of sweelling. Indications: Thrist in febrile disease; dry cough due to heat in the lung; diabetes caused by internal heat; sores…

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Chinese Gentian Root

Chinese Gentian Root Name: Chinese gentian Biological Name: Gentianae longdancao,Gentianaceae Other Names: Chinese gentian, gentian, Long dan cao, gentian root Product Name: Gentian Extract Product Origin: China Scientific name (Latin name): gentiana scabra Gentian root(Radix Gentianae, Gentian,Gentiana Lutea,Chinese Gentian) Family: Gentianaceae Herbs:Radix Gentianae, Gentian(Gentiana Lutea), Chinese Gentian Function & usage: 1)This species is commonly used for medicinal purposes and to…

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