A basic collection of Chinese medical herbs to start your own medicinal garden.
Each collection includes.
Senna is famous in the herbal medicine for its leaves that possess laxative and cathartic effects. The active components of the plant are mostly concentrated in its leaves.
Artemisia Annua ( Sweet Annie)
(Artemisia annua) Ching Ho, better known in the West as sweet Annie, is a traditional Chinese herbal medicine. An aromatic anti-bacterial plant, recent research has shown that it destroys malarial parasites, lowers fevers and checks bleeding It is often used in the Tropics as an affordable and effective anti-malarial.
The leaves are antiperiodic, antiseptic, digestive, febrifuge An infusion of the leaves is used internally to treat fevers, colds, diarrhoea etc. Externally, the leaves are poulticed onto nose bleeds, boils and abscesses. The leaves are harvested in the summer, before the plant comes into flower, and are dried for later use
The plant contains artemisinin, this substance has proved to be a dramatically effective anti-malarial against multi-drug resistant Plasmodium spp.
The seeds are used in the treatment of flatulence, indigestion and night sweats
Chinese Licorice ( OUT OF STOCK CHINESE LICORICE WILL BE REPLACED WITH BAI ZHU UNLESS CHINESE LICORICE BECOMES AVAILABLE )
Chinese licorice mainly comes from Glycyrrhiza uralensis. It is found in dry grassy plains, and sunny mountainsides from much of northern China, especially the Asian steppes to the west. Most of the supply comes from northwest China. While it is the main species used in Asia, European licorice also occurs in wild desert regions, dry plains, grassy plains with salty alkaline soil, and fallow wastelands that were once used for producing rice, wheat, and millet in northwest China
These two species along with another Chinese native, Glycyrrhiza inflata, are official drug plants in Chinese Pharmacopoeia. The Chinese call licorice gan-cao, which means "sweet herb." An ancient Chinese herb, it is mentioned in one of the earliest Chinese herbals attributed to the Divine Plowman Emperor, Shen Nong, surviving from the first century. The work is known as Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing. Virtually all of the important Chinese medicinal herbs of today were mentioned in this important work, which has never been translated into English.
(Tan shen; Chinese sage; Red-rooted sage) A most important herb in Chinese medicine. Traditionally used to stabilize the heart and calm the nerves, and to "lighten" or to "remove stagnant" blood. Clinical experience shows that the roots are effective against angina pectoris, cerebral atherosclerosis, intravascular clotting and phlebitis. Reduces blood pressure, improves circulation by dilating the blood vessels, and reduces blood cholesterol. Useful for palpitations, irritability and insomnia. Also effective against hepatitis, infections, and many skin diseases such as shingles, dermatitis and psoriasis
Growing in dense thickets or sparse scatterings in forests, plains, deserts, and other terrain around the world, herbs are some of nature's most incredible gifts, and mankind's ages-long relationship with these fascinating plants has been responsible for some of our most useful medical breakthroughs and discoveries.Able to aid in the relaxation of smooth muscle and improve the engagement of sexual organs, Cnidium Monnier is often indicated for improving sexual performance in both men and women, and can lead to more pleasurable experiences for both partners. A dominant ingredient in many herbal sex pill preparations, Cnidium Monnieri embodies the spirit of helpful herbs that can make life more enjoyable safely and naturally. The seeds are quickly becoming a staple of herbal medicine in the Western world, relying on their Eastern origins and the herbal knowledge that has helped to make sex more fulfilling for scores of couples throughout the ages.
Nutritious, blood cleanser, used for centuries to treat a host of ailments. Chinese medicine used Burdock root, with other herbs, to treat symptoms of measles, tonsillitis, sore throats, gout, fevers, kidney stones, and the common cold. In Japan, it is eaten as a vegetable. Burdock has also been used to detoxify blood and eliminate waste. Today, it is sometimes used to treat cancer.
10 - 50 seeds in each packet.
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