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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Heartleaf Houttuynia

Heartleaf Houttuynia Heartleaf Houttuynia Herb is the dried aerial part of Houttuynia cordata Thunb. (Fam. Saururaceae). Action: To remove toxic heat, to promote the drainange of pus, and to relieve dysuria. Indications: Lung abscess with purulent expectoration; heat in the lung with cough and dyspnea; acute dysentery; acute urinary infection; carbuncles and sores. Usage: To be boiled briefly; of the…

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Heartleaf Houttuynia Herb

Heartleaf Houttuynia Herb Heartleaf Houttuynia Herb is the dried aerial part of Houttuynia cordata Thunb. (Fam. Saururaceae). Action: To remove toxic heat, to promote the drainange of pus, and to relieve dysuria. Indications: Lung abscess with purulent expectoration; heat in the lung with cough and dyspnea; acute dysentery; acute urinary infection; carbuncles and sores. Usage: To be boiled briefly; of…

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Perilla Leaf

Perilla Leaf Usage: Use these leaves in tempura, as a garnish, chopped fine in a salad, and floated on top of miso soup, but don’t stop there – the uses are endless & limited only by your imagination! Introduction: Purple perilla leaf is the leaf of the annual plant Perilla frutescens (L.) Britton., or Perilla ocimoides (L.), of the family…

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