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Skullcap (Huang Qin, Ban Zhi Lian)

Skullcap (Huang Qin, Ban Zhi Lian)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Chinese skullcap, Huang Qin (Scutellaria baicalensis), is a major herb for treating Damp Heat in the small intestines with signs of diarrhea, dysentery or urinary dysfunction. The American plant (S. lateriflora) is...
Cinnamon (Rou Gui)

Cinnamon (Rou Gui)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Cinnamon is a powerful antimicrobial. It can fight viruses, bacteria, and fungal infections. High in antioxidants, it can help lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels, and ease digestion. It also has prebiotic...
Gypsum (Shi Gao)

Gypsum (Shi Gao)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Gypsum is a hydrous calcium sulfate used to fertilize soil, make cement, and it can also be used as a medicine! Gypsum is best used with other herbs to counter conditions associated with life-threatening, severely high...
Yarrow (Ya Luo)

Yarrow (Ya Luo)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Did you know that yarrow is a wonderful herb for treating children as it relieves fevers and relaxes the irritability and cramping that can be caused by fevers and illness? The Chinese say it promotes intelligence and...
St. John’s Wort (Guan Ye Lian Qiao)

St. John’s Wort (Guan Ye Lian Qiao)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. St. John’s wort lifts your spirits and helps to stop bleeding. It can be used with other herbs to help detox the liver but it is best known for relieving stress, depression, and anxiety. It is especially useful for...
Eleuthero (Ci Wu Jia)

Eleuthero (Ci Wu Jia)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Eleuthero is famous in the west for its adaptogenic properties that help treat and prevent illnesses caused by stress. These include inflammatory conditions, memory loss, fatigue, anxiety, diabetes, and heart disease....
Ginseng (Ren Shen)

Ginseng (Ren Shen)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. A powerful adaptogenic herb, Panax ginseng is used to build strength, boost immune function, and treat a wide variety of chronic and acute conditions including diabetes, and erectile dysfunction. In Traditional Chinese...
Aconite / Wolfbane (Fu Zi)

Aconite / Wolfbane (Fu Zi)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. In Western herbalism aconite was largely used as a poison to kill enemies and hunt animals. It was not until the 18th century that its potential medicinal values began to be described and considered. In Traditional...
Blue-Green Algae (Lan Zao) / Spirulina

Blue-Green Algae (Lan Zao) / Spirulina

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Blue-green algae and spirulina are highly nutritious foods that are loaded with proteins, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. They are effectively used to boost immunity, improve heart health and digestion, as well...
Marshmallow (Yao Shu Kui)

Marshmallow (Yao Shu Kui)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Marshmallow contains mucilaginous properties that make it an excellent lung and gut protector. It can help treat inflamed mucous membranes in the stomach and respiratory systems. Ulcers, coughs, dry mouth, acid reflux,...
Gotu Kola (Ji Xue Sao)

Gotu Kola (Ji Xue Sao)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. In the West gotu kola is primarily used to treat anxiety, poor memory, chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), varicose veins, and various skin conditions from eczema to healing burns and cuts. In Asia, gotu kola is a...
Clover (Mu)

Clover (Mu)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Red and white clovers have overlapping properties. Both are edible, highly nutritious, and can treat coughs, nausea, and dizziness associated with colds and flu. Both are useful for purifying and cleansing blood. Red...
Magnolia Tree (Huo Po)

Magnolia Tree (Huo Po)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Magnolia bark is an important herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for treating stress, anxiety, and insomnia. Similar to the flowers and buds, the bark has a lovely aromatic quality and also contains the...
Magnolia Flower (Hou Po Hua, Xin Yi)

Magnolia Flower (Hou Po Hua, Xin Yi)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Magnolia flowers are edible and popularly used as an essential oil to calm anxiety and support skin health. Magnolia flowers are also used to help treat asthma, colds, bronchitis, and other respiratory ailments. In...
Lion’s Tail (Kuang Ye De Da Jia)

Lion’s Tail (Kuang Ye De Da Jia)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Lion’s tail is known for its medicinal and mild psychoactive properties. It has traditionally been used to treat tuberculosis, jaundice, high blood pressure, diabetes, and as a compress to treat snake bites. South...
Cacao (Qiaokeli)

Cacao (Qiaokeli)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Cacao is best known for its lovely flavor and for being a superfood. Highly nutritious it contains a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, polyphenols, flavonoids, and flavanols. Collectively these...
Lion’s Mane (Hou Tou Gu)

Lion’s Mane (Hou Tou Gu)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Lion’s mane is especially useful for supporting the brain, heart, and gut. It helps protect against dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, and damage to the nervous system, including strokes and physical injuries....
Pomegranate (Shi Liu)

Pomegranate (Shi Liu)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Pomegranates have been used for thousands of years. They are mentioned in Greek, Hebrew, Buddhist, Islamic, and Christian writings and mythology. Written records dating back to 1500 BCE mention pomegranate as a remedy...
Fennel (Xiao Hui Xiang)

Fennel (Xiao Hui Xiang)

Hi , you are not enrolled in this Health Session. Fennel is highly nutritious and full of antioxidants that support digestive function, ease sore throats, promote lactation, and soothe female disorders including menstrual cramping and menopausal symptoms such as hot...