Loquat Leaf

Loquat Leaf Biological Name: Rosaceae Eriobotryae japonicae Other Names: Loquat leaf, pi pa ye Loquat leaf is often used in Chinese herb formulas and syrups to alleviate “lung heat” syndromes. These diseases are usually caused by infections, though they can arise from other causes, such as smoking. The main application of the syrup is coughs, but loquat leaves also are…

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Horsetail

Horsetail Plant Origin: Equisetum arvense This herb is also used to treat gastric ulcers and profuse (heavy) menstruation. Since it is one of the plants with the highest content of silica, it is used to slow down the process of osteoporosis (it is thought that silica strengthens bone), as well as to strengthen brittle fingernails. Externally, horsetail is applied as…

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