Radix Rehmanniae

Radix Rehmanniae Action: Fresh Readix Rchmanniae : To remore heat and promote the production of body fluid, to reduce heat in blood, and to arrest bleeding. Radix Rehmanniae (unprocessed): To reduce heat in blood, to nourish yin and promote the production of body fluid. Indications: Fresh Radix Rehmanniae: Impairment of yin in febrile diseases marked by deep red tongue and…

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Tinospora Root

 Tinospora Root Tinospora Root is the dried root tuber of Tinospora sagittata (Oliv.) Gagnep. or Tinospora capillipes Gagnep. (Fam. Menispermaceae). Action: To remove toxic heat, to cure sore throat and to relieve pain. Indications: Swelling and pain of the throat, carbuncles and boils; diarrhea, dysentery; epigastric pain of heat type. Usage: For external use, appropriate quantity to be ground into…

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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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Lalang Grass

Lalang Grass Latin name:Cortex Dictamni/ Dictamnus dasycarpus Turcz. 2.Dictamnus angustifolius G.Don ex Sweet. Lalang Grass Rhizome is the dried rhizome of Imperata cylindrica Beauv. var. major (Nees) C. E. Hubb.(Fam.Gramineae). Action: Toarrest bleeding by reducing heat in blood, to remove heat, and to cause diuresis. Indications: Spitting of blood, epistaxis and bematuria due to heat in the blood; febrile diseases…

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Densefruit Pitany Root-bark

Densefruit Pitany Root-bark Applications: Action:To remove damp-heat detoxicating and dispel wind. Indications:Skin inflammation with yellowisb watery discharge, eczema, rubella, tinea, scabies; acute rheumatic arthritis; jaundice with dark urine. Usage:For external use, appropriate quantity to be decocted for washing or ground into powder for topical application. Clear heat and release toxins. Remove damp and stop itching Properties: Combinations:Boils and ulcers or…

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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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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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Asiatic Moonseed Rhizome

Asiatic Moonseed Rhizome Product Name: Asiatic Moonseed Rhizome extract Specification:  dauricine,menisperine Detection method:    HPLC Botanical Name: Menispermum dauricum DC. About Asiatic Moonseed Rhizome extract: Asiatic Moonseed Rhizome is the dried rhizome of Menispermum dauricum DC. (Fam. Menispermaceae). Functions: To remove toxic heat and relieve rheumatic pains. Indications: Sore throat, colitis, dysentery, rheumatic arthralgia.   extract, rhizome, asiatic, moonseed, asiatic moonseed,…

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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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Cape Jasmine Fruit

Cape Jasmine Fruit Cape Jasmine Fruit is the dried ripe fruit of Gardenia jasminoides Ellis (Fam. Rubiaceae). Action: To reduce fire and ease the mind, to eliminate damp-heat, and to remove heat from blood and counteract toxicity. Fructus Gardeniae (charred) : To arrest bleeding by removing heat from blood. Indications: Febrile diseases with restlessness; jaundice with dark urine; hematuria with…

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Christina Loosestrife

Christina Loosestrife Christina Loosestrife is the dried herb of Lysimachia christinae Hance (Fam. Primulaceae). Action: To remove damp-heat, relieve dysuria, and to promote subsidence of swelling. Indications: Acute urinary infection or urolithiasis with difficult painful urination; jaundice with dark urine, hepatic or biliary calculus; carbuncles, sores, venomous snake bite. Usage: of the dried herb or of the fresh herb. herb,…

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Amur Corktree Bark Extract

Amur Corktree Bark Extract English Name: Cortex Phellodendri Extract Amur Corktree Bark Extract Latin name: Phellodendron amurense Rupr. Part used: bark Amur Corktree Bark Extract Latin name: Phellodendron amurense Rupr. Part used: bark Appearance: yellow or yellow brown powder Test Method: UV molecular formula : C20H18ClNO4•2H2O molecular weight: 371.81 Storage Situation: Stored in a cool and dry well-closed container, keep…

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Tokyo Violet Herb

Tokyo Violet Herb Tokyo Violet Herb is the dried herb of Viola yedoensis Makino (Fam. Violaceae). Action: To remove toxic heat, reduce heat from blood and induce subsidence of swelling. Indications: Carbuncles, boils, erysipelas and other cutaneous and subcutaneous pyogenic infections; venomous snake-bite. Usage: For external use, appropriate quantity of the fresh herb to be pounded into paste and applied…

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