Thinleaf Milkwort Root

Thinleaf Milkwort Root Thinleaf Milkwort Root is the dried root of polygala tenuifolia Willd. or polygala sibirica L. (Fam. Polygalaceae). Action: To indue sedation and benefit the mentality ,to promote expectoration,and to cause subsidence of swelling. Indications: Insomnia,dream-disturbed sleep,forgetful -ness,palpitation,trance;cough with sputum difficult to expectorate;boils and sores,swelling and pain in the breast. extract, polygala, extract polygala, root, thinleaf, milkwort, thinleaf…

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Dwarf Lilyturf Root Tuber

Dwarf Lilyturf Root Tuber Dwarf Lilyturf Tuber is the dried root tuber of Ophiopogon japonicus (Thunb.) Ker-Gawl. ( F a m. Liliaceae). Action: To nurish yin and promote the productuon of body fluid, to moisten the lung, and ease the mind. Indications: Dry cough, phthisical cough; thrist due to impairment of body fluid; fidgetness and insommia; diabetes caused by internal…

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Lavender

Lavender [media id=1 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb lavender—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Lavender is native to the Mediterranean region. It was used in ancient Egypt as part of the process for mummifying bodies. Lavender’s use as a bath additive originated in Persia, Greece, and Rome. The…

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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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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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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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Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a plant species in the genus Foeniculum (treated as the sole species in the genus by most botanists). It is a member of the family Apiaceae (formerly the Umbelliferae). It is a hardy, perennial, umbelliferous herb, with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, but…

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Bilberry

Bilberry [media id=4 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about bilberry—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Bilberry is a relative of the blueberry, and its fruit is commonly used to make pies and jams. It has been used for nearly 1,000 years in traditional European medicine. Bilberry grows in North America, Europe,…

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Chinese Fevervine Herb

Chinese Fevervine Herb Beside the nourish cool, there is another kind of popular dessert in Hainan province, China, called fevervine herb. You may get from the name that it likes a kind of plant. You are right. Chinese fevervine herb is in fact a kind of rattan plant. In addition, it is the name of the dessert that made from…

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Allium hypsistum

Allium hypsistum Allium hypsistum, commonly known as Jimbu, is an herb that is used extensively in some regions of  Nepal. The herb, which has a taste in between onion and chives, is most commonly used dried. It is most commonly used to flavor dal or lentils. The dried leaves are fried in ghee to develop their flavour. Uses In a…

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Common Andrographis

Common Andrographis Common Andrographis Herb is the dried aerial part of Andrographis paniculate (Burm. f.) Nees (Fam. Acanthaceae). Action: To remove heat, couteract toxicity, and induce subsidence of swelling. Indications: Influenza with fever, sore throat, ulcers in the mouth or on the tongue; acute or chronic cough; colitis, dysentery; urinary infection with difficult painful urination; carbuncles, sores, venomous snake bite….

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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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Lavender Hyssop

Lavender Hyssop [media id=16 width=500 height=400] Lavender Hyssop (Agastache foeniculum) This beautiful, fragrant flower makes a wonderful addition to herb gardens, perennial borders, and wildflower areas. Place a pot of Agastache on porches and patios where its fragrance can be fully appreciated. Flowers are lavender to purple and completely edible. Agastache needs a fertile, well-drained soil, and although it will…

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Great Burdock Root Extract

Great Burdock Root Extract Products name: Great Burdock Root Extract Latin name: Arctium lappa L Burdock Root is one of the foremost cleansing herbs, providing nourishing support for the blood, the liver, and the natural defense system. It’s rich in Vitamins B-1, B-6, B-12, and E, plus manganese, copper, iron, zinc, sulfur, and more. You’ll find Burdock Root in many…

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Dandelion

Dandelion Dandelion is a rich source of vitamins A, B complex, C, and D, as well as minerals such as iron, potassium, and zinc. Dandelion leaves are used to add flavor to salads, sandwiches, and teas. The roots are used in some coffee substitutes, and the flowers are used to make wines. Parts Used: Dandelion leaves act as a diuretic,…

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Podophyllum Peltatum

Podophyllum Peltatum May Apple is also known by these names:  Mayapple, Devil’s Apple, Hog-apple, Indian Apple, American Mandrake, American May Apple, Racoonberry, Wild Lemon Podophyllum peltatum, commonly called mayapple (also known as mandrake root, American mandrake, raccoon berry, wild lemon, Indian apple, duck’s foot, hog apple, umbrella plant, ground lemon), is a herbaceous perennial plant in the family Berberidaceae, native…

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