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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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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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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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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Chinese Gentian Root

Chinese Gentian Root Name: Chinese gentian Biological Name: Gentianae longdancao,Gentianaceae Other Names: Chinese gentian, gentian, Long dan cao, gentian root Product Name: Gentian Extract Product Origin: China Scientific name (Latin name): gentiana scabra Gentian root(Radix Gentianae, Gentian,Gentiana Lutea,Chinese Gentian) Family: Gentianaceae Herbs:Radix Gentianae, Gentian(Gentiana Lutea), Chinese Gentian Function & usage: 1)This species is commonly used for medicinal purposes and to…

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Common Selfheal Spike

Common Selfheal Spike Common Selfheal Fruit-Spike is the dried fruit-spike of Prunella vulgaris L. (Fam. Labiatea). Latin Name: Prunella vulgaris L. Appearance: brown powder Action: To quench fire of the liver and counteract inflammation of the eye, and to reduce nodulation and induce subsidence of swelling. Indications: Inflammation of the eye, eye pain at night, headache and dizziness; scrofula, goitre,…

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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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