Wild Yam

Wild Yam Other Names: Colic-root, Devil’s-bones, Rheumatism Root, Wilde Yamwurzel Product Name: Wild Yam Extract Plant Origin: Dioscorea opposita Thunb Action:1) It is a remedy used to relieve intestinal colic,to soothe diverticulitis,ease dysmenorroea and ovarian and uterine pains. 2) It is a remedy used in the treatment rheumatoid arthritis, especially the acute phase where there is intense inflammation. Wild Yam…

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Divaricate Saposhnikovia

Divaricate Saposhnikovia Organic Radix Saposhnikoviae (Rhizoma) Latin name:Radix Saposhnikoviae English name: Divaricate Saposhnikovia Root Chinese name: Fang Feng The source is from the root of Saposhnikoviae divaricata (Turcz.) Schischk, family Umbelliferae. Its producing areas are mainly in those of Northeast China, Hebei, Sichuan, and Yunnan, etc.. Divaricate Saposhnikovia Rootis the dried root of Saposhnikovia divaricata (Turcz.) Schischk. (Fam. Umbelliferae). Functions:…

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Lesser Galangal Rhizome

extract, officinarum, rhizome, lesser, galangal, lesser galangal, galangal rhizome, rhizome extract, alpinia, alpinia officinarum, hance, officinarum hance, rhizoma, alpiniae, rhizoma alpiniae, alpiniae officinarum, extract rhizoma, officinarum extract, extract alpinia, hance extract, index, cold, herb, chinese, corona, powders, latin, latin index, stomach, pain    Lesser Galangal Rhizome Lesser Galangal Rhizome is the dried rhizome of Alpinia officinarum Hance (Fam. Zingiberaceae).The drug…

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Chinese Gentian (Longdancao)

 Chinese Gentian (Longdancao) Chinese Gentian is the dried root and rhizome of Gentiana Manshurica Kitag.The drug is collected in spring and autumn. Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Gentianae Botanical Name: Gentiana scabra Bge. Gentiana triflora Pall. Gentiana manshurica Kitag. Common Name: Chinese Gentian Source of Earliest Record: Shennong Bencao Jing Part Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations: The roots, or rhizomes, are…

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Medicinal Evodia Fruit

Medicinal Evodia Fruit Medicinal Evodia Fruit is the dried nearly ripe fruit of Evodia rutaecarpa (Juss.) Benth., Evodia Rutaecarpa (Juss.) Benth.Var.Officinalis (Dode) Huang or Evodia Rutaecarpa (Juss.) Benth. Var.Bodinieri (Dode) Huang (Fam. Rutaceae). Action: To dispel cold and alleviate pain, to relieve vomiting, and to check diarrhea. Indications: Headache accompanied by retching and cold limbs; abdominal colic; weakness and edema…

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