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  • Bai Bian Dou (Chao)

    $0.05

    Bai Bian Dou (Chao) (Semen Dolichoris lablab)
    Properties: sweet, neutral
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears summerheat.
    Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form. Dry-fried Bai Bian Dou is good for loose stool and supporting Spleen. If raw is desired please select Bai Bian Dou (Raw) from the herbs list.

  • Bai Bian Dou (Raw)

    $0.04

    Bai Bian Dou (Raw) (Semen Dolichoris lablab)
    Properties: sweet, neutral
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears summerheat.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. Dry-fried Bai Bian Dou is good for loose stool and supporting Spleen. If dry-fried is desired please select Bai Bian Dou (Chao) from the herbs list.

  • Bai Hua She She Cao

    $0.04

    Bai Hua She She Cao (Herba Hedyotidis diffusae)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, cold
    Channels: Liver, Stomach, Large Intestine.
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, also promotes urination, used for a variety of cancers.
    Additional Notes: A very lightweight but bulky herb, the usually-prescribed large doses (15-30g) make bags and herb pots very full, please inform your patient.

  • Bai Jiang Cao

    $0.02

    Bai Jiang Cao (Herba Thlaspi)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, slightly cold
    Channels: Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, also harmonizes the Stomach and improves digestion. Especially good for vaginal discharge. Also stops pain (e.g. postpartum or post-operative pain) and breaks up blood stasis
    Additional Notes: This is not Patrinia, the herb most common in China.

  • Bai Mao Gen

    $0.02

    Bai Mao Gen (Rhizoma Imperatae)
    Properties: sweet, cold, slippery
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach, Small Intestine, Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Cools blood, stops bleeding, clears heat in the Lungs and Stomach, promotes urination. Especially indicated for nosebleeds and blood in the urine.

  • Bai Wei

    $0.04

    Bai Wei (Radix Cynanchi atrati)
    Properties: bitter, salty, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat from deficiency, also vents pathogens, cools the blood and facilitates urination. Specific for hot blood in the urine during or after pregnancy.
    Additional Notes: Small doses sufficient (6g).

  • Bai Xian Pi

    $0.13

    Bai Xian Pi (Cortex Dictamni Radicis)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, also stops itch.
    Additional Notes: Due to tendency to cause Liver injury, maximum dose should be 10g.

  • Ban Lan Gen Certified (Stock Being Managed) See Below

    $0.06

    Ban Lan Gen (Radix Isatidis seu Baphicacanthi)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, cools the blood and benefits the throat.
    Additional Notes: The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

    Ban Lan Gen is in short supply due to Covid-19. We have some in stock however we are managing our stock levels as Ban Lan Gen will likely be relied on heavily for treatment and prevention in the coming months(and supply is short worldwide). Contact us for more details.

  • Ban Zhi Lian

    $0.03

    Ban Zhi Lian (Radix Scutellariae barbatae)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, cold
    Channels: Large Intestine, Liver, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, relieves stasis, promotes urination

  • Bie Jia (Powder)

    $0.14

    Bie Jia (Carapax Trionycis)
    Properties: salty, cold
    Channels: Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin, subdues yang, clears heat from deficiency, softens hardness, disperses clumping. Also invigorates blood and promotes menstruation.
    Additional Notes: Please tell your patient that as this is a powdered herb the bag should be opened slowly to stop the powder from escaping. For best results open the bag upside down inside the pot with a small amount of water in the bottom and once the bag is removed quickly close the lid.

  • Da Qing Ye

    $0.02

    Da Qing Ye (Folium Isatidis)
    Properties: bitter, very cold
    Channels: Heart, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Strongly cools heat toxin at the blood level, very cold, also dissipates maculae or other skin eruptions.

  • Dan Zhu Ye

    $0.02

    Dan Zhu Ye (Herba Lophatheri)
    Properties: sweet, bland, cold
    Channels: Heart, Small Intestine, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also eliminates irritability and stops rough painful urination.

  • Deng Xin Cao

    $0.13

    Deng Xin Cao (Medulla Junci)
    Properties: sweet, bland, slightly cold
    Channels: Heart, Lungs, Small Intestine
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat in the heart and Lungs and directs it downward, unblocks fluid pathways, leads heat downward and out through urine. Also gently unblocks flow of qi and blood and can be used for insufficient lactation.

  • Di Gu Pi

    $0.04

    Di Gu Pi (Cortex Radicis Lycii)
    Properties: sweet, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Liver, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat from deficiency. Best for yin deficient heat with sweating, also cools the blood and clears heat from the Lungs.

  • Dong Gua Pi

    $0.04

    Dong Gua Pi (Exocarpium Benincasae)
    Properties: sweet, bland, cool
    Channels: Lungs, Small Intestine
    Key Characteristics: Gently and harmoniously facilitates urination and clears heat. Helps with weight loss.

  • Dong Gua Ren

    $0.04

    Dong Gua Ren (Semen Benincasae)
    Properties: sweet, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach, Large Intestine, Small Intestine
    Key Characteristics: Facilitates removal of pathogenic water and clears heat from the Lungs and Intestines. Loosens phlegm and promotes the discharge of pus (e.g. in lung abscess or intestinal abscess). Also good for vaginal discharge from damp-heat.

  • Fu Xiao Mai

    $0.03

    Fu Xiao Mai (Fructus levis Tritici)
    Properties: sweet, salty, cool
    Channels: Heart
    Key Characteristics: Augments Heart qi, inhibits the Heart fluids, clears heat from the pores and interstices and thus stops spontaneous sweating and night sweats.

  • Gu Jing Zi

    $0.06

    Gu Jing Cao (Scapus Et Inflorescentia Eriocaulonis)
    Properties: sweet, neutral
    Channels: Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also good for brightening the eyes and headaches involving the eyes.

  • He Ye

    $0.04

    He Ye (Folium Nelumbinis)
    Properties: bitter, slightly sweet, neutral
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, resolves summerheat, raises clear yang, stops bleeding.

  • Hong Teng

    $0.02

    Hong Teng (Caulis Sargentodoxae)
    Properties: bitter, neutral
    Channels: Large Intestine, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, reduces abscesses, stops pain, invigorates blood, disperses stasis. Like any vine, it enters the collaterals.

  • Hu Huang Lian

    $0.18

    Hu Huang Lian (Rhizoma Picrorrhizae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Liver, Stomach, Large Intestine.
    Key Characteristics: Bitter, so clears heat from both excess and deficiency, cools the blood, dries dampness. Especially for steaming bones and childhood nutritional impairment.

  • Huai Hua Mi (Chao)

    $0.07

    Huai Hua Mi (Chao) (Flos Immaturus Sophorae)
    Properties: bitter, cool
    Channels: Liver, Large Intestine.
    Key Characteristics: Cools the blood, clears heat, stops bleeding. Also cools Liver and brightens the eyes.
    Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form. We offer both raw and dry-fried Huai Hua Mi, the latter is less cold but goes directly into the blood and is better at stopping bleeding. The raw and dry-fried forms are often combined. If raw is desired please select Huai Hua Mi (Raw) from the herbs list.

  • Huai Hua Mi (Raw)

    $0.05

    Huai Hua Mi (Raw) (Flos Immaturus Sophorae)
    Properties: bitter, cool
    Channels: Liver, Large Intestine.
    Key Characteristics: Cools the blood, clears heat, stops bleeding. Also cools Liver and brightens the eyes.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. We also offer dry-fried Huai Hua Mi, which is less cold but goes directly into the blood and is better at stopping bleeding. The raw and dry-fried forms are often combined. If dry-fried is desired please select Huai Hua Mi (Chao) from the herbs list.

  • Huang Bai (Chao)

    $0.06

    Huang Bai (Chao) (Cortex Phellodendri)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also drains Kidney fire and resolves fire toxins, especially for damp-heat in the lower burner and legs.
    Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form. We offer four forms of Huang Bai.
    A) Raw. If raw is desired please select Huang Bai (Raw) from the herbs list.
    B) Chao Huang Bai is dry-fried to be easier on your digestion.
    C) Jiu Chao Huang Bai is wine-fried for upper burner fire and skin. If wine-fried is desired please select Huang Bai (Jiu) from the herbs list.
    D) Huang Bai Tan is charred making it best for stopping bleeding due to blood heat. If charred is desired please select Huang Bai (Tan) from the herbs list.

  • Huang Bai (Jiu)

    $0.05

    Huang Bai (Jiu) (Cortex Phellodendri)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also drains Kidney fire and resolves fire toxins, especially for damp-heat in the lower burner and legs.
    Additional Notes: This is the wine-fried form. We offer four forms of Huang Bai.
    A) Raw. If raw is desired please select Huang Bai (Raw) from the herbs list.
    B) Chao Huang Bai is dry-fried to be easier on your digestion. If dry-fried is desired please select Huang Bai (Chao) from the herbs list.
    C) Jiu Chao Huang Bai is wine-fried for upper burner fire and skin. If wine-fried is desired please select Huang Bai (Jiu) from the herbs list.
    D) Huang Bai Tan is charred making it best for stopping bleeding due to blood heat. If charred is desired please select Huang Bai (Tan) from the herbs list.

  • Huang Bai (Raw)

    $0.04

    Huang Bai (Raw) (Cortex Phellodendri)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also drains Kidney fire and resolves fire toxins, especially for damp-heat in the lower burner and legs.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. We offer four forms of Huang Bai.
    A) Raw.
    B) Chao Huang Bai is dry-fried to be easier on your digestion. If dry-fried is desired please select Huang Bai (Chao) from the herbs list.
    C) Jiu Chao Huang Bai is wine-fried for upper burner fire and skin. If wine-fried is desired please select Huang Bai (Jiu) from the herbs list.
    D) Huang Bai Tan is charred making it best for stopping bleeding due to blood heat. If charred is desired please select Huang Bai (Tan) from the herbs list.

  • Huang Bai (Tan)

    $0.06

    Huang Bai (Tan) (Cortex Phellodendri)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also drains Kidney fire and resolves fire toxins, especially for damp-heat in the lower burner and legs.
    Additional Notes: This is the charred form. We offer four forms of Huang Bai.
    A) Raw. If raw is desired please select Huang Bai (Raw) from the herbs list.
    B) Chao Huang Bai is dry-fried to be easier on your digestion. If dry-fried is desired please select Huang Bai (Chao) from the herbs list.
    C) Jiu Chao Huang Bai is wine-fried for upper burner fire and skin. If wine-fried is desired please select Huang Bai (Jiu) from the herbs list.
    D) Huang Bai Tan is charred making it best for stopping bleeding due to blood heat.

  • Huang Lian (Prepared)

    $0.16

    Huang Lian (prepared) (Rhizoma Coptidis)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Large Intestine, Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness.
    Additional Notes: This is the prepared form, we do not dispense raw. We soak and drain the Huang Lian repeatedly to reduce its bitterness, then dry-fry it with ginger juice, making it quite easy on the stomach. Small doses (3-6g) are usually sufficient.

  • Huang Qin

    $0.04

    Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Gallbladder, Large Intestine, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also calms an overheated fetus (often combined with Bai Zhu) and reduces bleeding from heat in the blood. Sedates ascendent Liver yang.

  • Huang Qin (Chao)

    $0.18

    Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Gallbladder, Large Intestine, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also calms an overheated fetus (often combined with Bai Zhu) and reduces bleeding from heat in the blood. Sedates ascendent Liver yang.

  • Huang Qin (Ku) Spring Wind

    $0.17

    Huang Qin (Radix Scutellariae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Gallbladder, Large Intestine, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also calms an overheated fetus (often combined with Bai Zhu) and reduces bleeding from heat in the blood. Sedates ascendent Liver yang.
    The Spring Wind label on this herb indicates that you are selecting our highest quality herbs available. To read more about Spring Wind herbs visit our partnered businesses page.

  • Jin Yin Hua (Available only in Prevention Formula) See below

    $0.35

    Jin Yin Hua (Flos Lonicerae)
    Properties: sweet, cold
    Channels: Large Intestine, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, vents and disperses wind-heat and warm pathogens. Also gently tonifies deficiency, enriches the blood and alleviates thirst.
    Additional Notes: The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

    Jin Yin Hua is in short supply due to Covid-19, we have some in stock however all stock is being used in prevention formulas and will eventually run out. Search Prevention Formula on the shop page to purchase.

  • Jue Ming Zi

    $0.03

    Jue Ming Zi (Semen Cassiae)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, cool
    Channels: Liver, Kidneys, Large Intestine
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also moistens bowels, stops headaches behind the eyes, calms the Liver and reduces cholesterol.

  • Ku Shen

    $0.04

    Ku Shen (Radix Sophorae flavescentis)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Bladder, Heart, Liver, Large Intestine, Small Intestine
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also disperses wind, kills parasites, stops itch and promotes urination. Often used externally for itch (in combination with Bai Xian Pi and Di Fu Zi).

  • Lian Qiao (Available on Request) See below

    $0.07

    Lian Qiao (Fructus Forsythiae)
    Properties: bitter, slightly acrid, cool
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Gallbladder
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, reduces abscesses and knotted clumps, cools the Heart and frees constraint.

    Lian Qiao is in short supply due to Covid-19. We have some in stock however we are managing our stock levels as Lian Qiao will likely be relied on heavily for treatment and prevention in the coming weeks. If you are planning to use it for prevention, then we have a prevention formula accessible through the shop page just search ‘Prevention Formula’.

  • Lian Qiao Qing Spring Wind

    $0.17

    Lian Qiao (Fructus Forsythiae)
    Properties: bitter, slightly acrid, cool
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Gallbladder
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, reduces abscesses and knotted clumps, cools the Heart and frees constraint.
    The Spring Wind label on this herb indicates that you are selecting our highest quality herbs available. To read more about Spring Wind herbs visit our partnered businesses page.

  • Lian Zi Xin

    $0.11

    Lian Zi Xin (Plumula Nelumbinis)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Pericardium
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also calms the spirit upset by heat, stops bleeding and binds the essence.
    Additional Notes: Use small doses as quite bitter.

  • Long Dan Cao

    $0.08

    Long Dan Cao (Radix Gentianae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Gallbladder, Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, drains excessive Liver fire and clears lower Jiao damp-heat, especially around the genitals (in which case this herb is essential).

  • Lu Dou

    $0.02

    Lu Dou (Semen Phaseoli Munginis)
    Properties: sweet, cool
    Channels: Heart, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clear summerheat, alleviates thirst, resolves toxicity. Antidote to poisoning from herbs (e.g. aconite) often used in combination with Gan Cao.

  • Lu Gen

    $0.03

    Lu Gen (Rhizoma Phragmitis)
    Properties: sweet, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also generates fluids, promotes urination and encourages rashes to surface.
    Additional Notes: Effective doses start at 15g but that makes the bags quite bulky, warn the patient they’ll need to add more water.

  • Ma Bo

    $0.17

    Ma Bo (Fructificatio Lasiosphaerae seu Calvatiae)
    Properties: acrid, neutral
    Channels: Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, light and dispersing, best for throat disorders due to wind-heat.

  • Ma Chi Xian

    $0.03

    Ma Chi Xian (Herba Portulacae)
    Properties: sour, cold, slippery
    Channels: Large Intestine, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, also good for colicky pain that persists after bowel movements (e.g. in dysentery), hot vaginal discharge. Also cools blood, clears damp-heat, stops bleeding and hot painful urinary dribbling.

  • Mang Xiao

    $0.04

    Mang Xiao (Natrii Sulfas)
    Properties: salty, bitter, very cold
    Channels: Stomach, Large Intestine
    Key Characteristics: Softens hardened clumping of stool by drawing fluids into the intestine. Clears heat, drains fire. Also good for red swollen painful eyes, or red swollen lesions including breast problems (e.g. mastitis).
    Additional Notes: Do not decoct, add to decocted liquid at the end. Do not use during pregnancy. If prescribed we will bag separately to be added at the end of decoction.

  • Mi Meng Hua

    $0.04

    Mi Meng Hua (Flos Buddleiae Immaturus)
    Properties: sweet, cool
    Channels: Liver
    Key Characteristics: Gently drains fire, useful for brightening the eyes.

  • Mu Dan Pi (Raw) Certified

    $0.07

    Mu Dan Pi (Raw) (Cortex Radicis Moutan)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, cool
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Cools the blood, also moves blood, clears yin-deficient heat, clears Liver fire, drains pus and reduces swelling.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. Use our charred form for stopping bleeding due to blood heat. If charred is desired please select Mu Dan Pi (Tan) from the herbs list.
    The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

  • Mu Dan Pi (Tan) Certified

    $0.10

    Mu Dan Pi (Tan) (Cortex Radicis Moutan)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, cool
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Cools the blood, also moves blood, clears yin-deficient heat, clears Liver fire, drains pus and reduces swelling.
    Additional Notes: This is the charred form. Use our charred form for stopping bleeding due to blood heat. If raw is desired please select Mu Dan Pi (Raw) from the herbs list.
    The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

  • Pu Gong Ying

    $0.02

    Pu Gong Ying (Herba Taraxaci cum Radice)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, cold
    Channels: Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins. Specific for mastitis. Also good for red eyes and painful urinary dribbling from damp-heat.

  • Qin Jiao

    $0.10

    Qin Jiao (Radix Gentianae macrophyllae)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, slightly cold
    Channels: Gallbladder, Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Dispels wind-damp (but less drying than most herbs for this), stops tidal fever and steaming bone disorder. Clears heat from deficiency, moistens the Intestines and unblocks bowels.

  • Qin Pi

    $0.03

    Qin Pi (Cortex Fraxini)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Gallbladder, Large Intestine, Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, dries dampness, also benefits the eyes and binds the Intestines (as it has a constricting effect, useful in damp-heat diarrhea, dysentery or ulcerative colitis).

  • Qing Dai (Powder)

    $0.08

    Qing Dai (Indigo Naturalis)
    Properties: salty, very cold
    Channels: Liver, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, drains Liver fire, drains Lung heat, dispels summerheat and extinguishes wind to stop tremors and childhood fright wind.
    Additional Notes: Also applied externally. Should be added as a powder after decoction since it does not dissolve. Small doses (1.5 -3g). If prescribed we will bag separately to be added after cooking please inform your patient.

  • Qing Hao

    $0.02

    Qing Hao (Herba Artemisiae annuae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver, Gallbladder
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat from deficiency, also clears summerheat and deficient fevers with steaming bones. Cools the blood and stops bleeding, checks malarial disorders causing alternating chills and fever.
    Additional Notes: Tends to cause loose stool if digestion is weak. Most effective if not cooked too long. If this is a key herb in the formula please write ‘bag separately’ in the special instructions box during checkout, and inform your patient to add to decoction towards the end of cooking.

  • Qing Hao Spring Wind

    $0.10

    Qing Hao (Herba Artemisiae annuae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver, Gallbladder
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat from deficiency, also clears summerheat and deficient fevers with steaming bones. Cools the blood and stops bleeding, checks malarial disorders causing alternating chills and fever.
    Additional Notes: Tends to cause loose stool if digestion is weak. Most effective if not cooked too long. If this is a key herb in the formula please write ‘bag separately’ in the special instructions box during checkout, and inform your patient to add to decoction towards the end of cooking.
    The Spring Wind label on this herb indicates that you are selecting our highest quality herbs available. To read more about Spring Wind herbs visit our partnered businesses page.

  • Qing Xiang Zi

    $0.03

    Qing Xiang Zi (Semen Celosiae)
    Properties: sweet, cool
    Channels: Liver
    Key Characteristics: Strongly clears fire from Liver to brighten eyes and direct qi downward, also good for eye pain, hypertension and dilating the pupil (if pathologically contracted).

  • Qu Mai

    $0.02

    Qu Mai (Dianthi Herba)
    Properties: bitter, cold, slippery
    Channels: Bladder, Heart, Small Intestine
    Key Characteristics: Cools heat, directs downward, invigorates blood, leads heat and fire in the heart and Small Intestine down and out through the urine. Can also be used for blood stasis causing amenorrhea.
    Additional Notes: Do not use in pregnancy.

  • Ren Dong Teng

    $0.02

    Ren Dong Teng (Caulis Lonicerae)
    Properties: sweet, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: This is the vine of Jin Yin Hua, its antitoxic effects go deeper into the body (e.g. abdomen), like all vines it acts on sinews and tendons. Also stops hot abdominal pain due to infection or inflammation, and breast pain for mastitis.

  • Shan Zhi Zi (Chao)

    $0.05

    Shan Zhi Zi (Chao) (Fructus Gardeniae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Lungs, Stomach, San Jiao
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also relieves constrained heat, drains heat down through the San Jiao and out through the urine. Can resolve dampness, cool blood and stop bleeding.
    Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form which is better for cooling blood and stopping bleeding. If raw is desired please select Shan Zhi Zi (Raw) from the herbs list.

  • Shan Zhi Zi (Raw)

    $0.04

    Shan Zhi Zi (Raw) (Fructus Gardeniae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Lungs, Stomach, San Jiao
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also relieves constrained heat, drains heat down through the San Jiao and out through the urine. Can resolve dampness, cool blood and stop bleeding.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. We also offer a dry-fried form which is better for cooling blood and stopping bleeding. If dry-fried is desired please select Shan Zhi Zi (Chao) from the herbs list.

  • She Gan

    $0.04

    She Gan (Rhizoma Belamcandae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, reduces swelling of the throat, transforms phlegm. Excellent for clumps of hot phlegm stuck in the throat.

  • Sheng Di Huang Certified

    $0.05

    Sheng Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Cools the blood, also nourishes yin and generates fluids.
    Additional Notes: The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

  • Sheng Ma

    $0.05

    Sheng Ma (Rhizoma Cimicifugae)
    Properties: sweet, acrid, cool
    Channels: Large Intestine, Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also lifts yang qi, clears heat, vents rashes and stops bleeding (due to sinking qi).

  • Shi Gao (Powder)

    $0.02

    Shi Gao (Gypsum)
    Properties: sweet, acrid, Very cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, disperses to vent the muscle layer, also very cooling for Lungs and Stomach.

  • Shui Niu Jiao

    $0.07

    Shui Niu Jiao (Bubali Cornu)
    Properties: salty, cold
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Cools nutritive and blood heat, resolves toxic rashes, stops bleeding and tremors from heat in the blood.
    Additional Notes: Effective doses start at 30g but that makes the bags quite bulky, warn the patient they’ll need to add more water.

  • Si Gua Lou

    $0.02

    Si Gua Luo (Luffae Fructus Retinervus)
    Properties: sweet, neutral
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, also unblocks collaterals, invigorates blood, transforms phlegm. Especially good for phlegm in the collaterals (e.g. fibrous breasts).

  • Tian Hua Fen

    $0.04

    Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthis Radix)
    Properties: bitter, slightly sweet, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also strongly generates fluids, moistens Lung dryness, resolves toxicity and expels pus (especially breast abscess combined with Pu Gong Ying).
    Additional Notes: See its use as an alternative in Xiao Chai Hu Tang as discussed in the Shang Han Lun.

  • Tu Fu Ling

    $0.05

    Tu Fu Ling (Rhizoma Smilacis glabrae)
    Properties: sweet, bland, neutral
    Channels: Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, good for deep-set sores and boils. Also removes damp-heat and eases the joints. A good all-round antitoxic herb that is not bitter therefore well-tolerated by the patient.

  • Xi Xian Cao

    $0.02

    Xi Xian Cao (Herba Siegesbeckiae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Cools heat, dispels wind-damp, stops itching, calms the spirit. Also clears heat and pacifies the Liver so is used for high blood pressure.

  • Xia Ku Cao

    $0.04

    Xia Ku Cao (Spica Prunellae)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, cold
    Channels: Gallbladder, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also brightens the eyes, stops night-time eye pain, reduces hot phlegm and resolves lumps and knots and nodules.

  • Xuan Shen Certified

    $0.03

    Xuan Shen (Radix Scrophulariae)
    Properties: salty, sweet, bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Cools the blood, also good for sore throat, lumps and swellings, while nourishing yin.
    Additional Notes: The ‘Certified’ label on this herb means it has shown non-detectable levels of pesticides and heavy metals. While all our herbs are tested for safe levels of pesticides and heavy metals, the certified labelling means that the most susceptible herbs are only stocked when they show a non-detectable level. See Herb Sourcing for more details.

  • Xuan Shen Spring Wind

    $0.15

    Xuan Shen (Radix Scrophulariae)
    Properties: salty, sweet, bitter, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Cools the blood, also good for sore throat, lumps and swellings, while nourishing yin.
    Additional Notes: The Spring Wind label on this herb indicates that you are selecting our highest quality herbs available. To read more about Spring Wind herbs visit our partnered businesses page.

  • Ye Ju Hua

    $0.03

    Ye Ju Hua (Flos Chrysanthemi indici)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, slightly cold
    Channels: Lungs, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, resolves fire toxicity, drains fire and wind in Lungs and Liver channels, also used externally to stop itch.

  • Ye Ming Sha

    $0.04

    Ye Ming Sha (Excrementum Vespertilionis)
    Properties: acrid, cool
    Channels: Liver
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire. Best for bleeding into the whites of the eyes, night-blindness and cataracts, also breaks up blood stasis.

  • Yin Chai Hu

    $0.03

    Yin Chai Hu (Radix Stellariae)
    Properties: sweet, cool
    Channels: Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat from deficiency, but not bitter, also good for lingering heat with recurring afternoon fevers and bleeding due to heat in the blood, as well as childhood nutritional impairment.

  • Yu Xing Cao

    $0.03

    Yu Xing Cao (Herba Houttuyniae)
    Properties: acrid, cool
    Channels: Large Intestine, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins. Acts specifically on the Lungs (e.g. Lung abscess with coughing of pus and blood, or phlegm-heat clogging Lungs) and also damp-heat in the lower Jiao (e.g. urinary tract infection or diarrhea).
    Additional Notes: Needs 15g at least, do not boil for longer than five minutes. Can drink as a tea, the flavour is not unpleasant. If you would like this herb dispensed as a tea please inform us in the ‘special instructions’ box during checkout and we will bag separately.

  • Zhi Mu

    $0.02

    Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also enriches yin.

  • Zhi Mu Spring Wind

    $0.09

    Zhi Mu (Rhizoma Anemarrhenae)
    Properties: bitter, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Drains fire, also enriches yin.
    Additional Notes: The Spring Wind label on this herb indicates that you are selecting our highest quality herbs available. To read more about Spring Wind herbs visit our partnered businesses page.

  • Zi Bei Tian Kui

    $0.24

    Zi Bei Tian Kui (Herba Begoniae)
    Properties: sweet, cool
    Channels: Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, resolves toxicity, reduces swelling and disperses clumping, for deep-rooted sores, abscesses and furuncles.
    Additional Notes: Expensive.

  • Zi Cao

    $0.02

    Zi Cao (Radix Arnebiae seu Lithospermi)
    Properties: sweet, cold
    Channels: Heart, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Cools the blood, also good for itch, moving blood, resolving fire toxins, venting rashes and facilitating stool and urine. Also clears damp-heat from the skin.
    Additional Notes: Small doses for short time periods best.

  • Zi Hua Di Ding

    $0.12

    Zi Hua Di Ding (Herba cum Radice Violae)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Clears heat, eliminates toxins, also clears hot sores, used both internally and externally.

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