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  • Bai Dou Kou

    $0.07

    Bai Dou Kou (Fructus Amomi krervanh)
    Properties: acrid, aromatic slightly warm (or neutral)
    Channels: Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Disseminates Lung qi, awakens the Spleen, transforms damp, pierces through and disperses turbidity. Best for upper and middle Jiao turbid damp.

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  • Bai Zhu (Chao)

    $0.05

    Bai Zhu (Chao) (Rhizoma Atractylodis macrocephalae)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, warm
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies Spleen qi, dries dampness, calms the fetus. Also secures the surface to stop spontaneous perspiration due to dampness causing disharmony of nutritive and protective qi.
    Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form which is better for stopping loose stool and calming the fetus. Raw Bai Zhu is more moistening within its ability to dry dampness, and enriches Spleen and Stomach yin. If raw is desired please select Bai Zhu (Raw) from the herbs list.

  • Bai Zhu (Raw)

    $0.03

    Bai Zhu (Raw) (Rhizoma Atractylodis macrocephalae)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, warm
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies Spleen qi, dries dampness, calms the fetus. Also secures the surface to stop spontaneous perspiration due to dampness causing disharmony of nutritive and protective qi.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. Raw Bai Zhu is more moistening within its ability to dry dampness, and enriches Spleen and Stomach yin. We also dispense dry-fried Bai Zhu which is better for stopping loose stool and calming the fetus. If dry-fried is desired please select Bai Zhu (Chao) from the herbs list.

  • Can Sha

    $0.05

    Can Sha (Excrementum Bombycis)
    Properties: sweet, acrid, warm
    Channels: Liver, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Dries dampness, expels wind. Also settles the Stomach and stops itch. Good for deficient patients as its effects are gentle and harmonious.

  • Cao Dou Kou

    $0.06

    Cao Dou Kou (Semen Alpiniae katsumadai)
    Properties: acrid, warm, aromatic
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warms the middle Jiao, mobilizes qi, dries turbid damp, especially for clumping of cold-dampness or cold-phlegm-damp.

  • Du Huo Certified

    $0.05

    Du Huo (Radix Angelicae pubescentis)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, warm
    Channels: Kidneys, Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Best for painful obstruction in the lower body, dispels lurking wind in the Kidney and Du channels. Stops pain and is good for exterior wind-cold-damp. Also helps with shao yin headache and toothache.
    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.

  • Hai Feng Teng

    $0.03

    Hai Feng Teng (Caulis Piperis kadsurae)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, slightly warm
    Channels: Liver, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Dispels wind-dampness, opens the collaterals, stops pain.

  • Hai Tong Pi

    $0.02

    Hai Tong Pi (Cortex Erythriniae)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, neutral
    Channels: Liver, Spleen, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Very good to stop pain from wind-damp (especially lower back and knees). Also promotes urination and stops itching.

  • Hou Po

    $0.06

    Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae officinalis)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, warm, aromatic
    Channels: Large Intestine, Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Regulates the middle Jiao qi and directs downward in action, disperses fullness, dries damp, reduces phlegm, settles wheeze and cough.

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  • Hou Po (Zhi) Spring Wind

    $0.29

    Hou Po (Cortex Magnoliae officinalis)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, warm, aromatic
    Channels: Large Intestine, Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Regulates the middle Jiao qi and directs downward in action, disperses fullness, dries damp, reduces phlegm, settles wheeze and cough.
    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.

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  • Lu Xian Cao

    $0.03

    Lu Xian Cao or Lu Han Cao (Herba Pyrolae)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, warm
    Channels: Liver, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Dispels wind-dampness, tonifies Kidneys, stops bleeding. Also helps Kidneys grasp qi, nourishes the Heart to stop sweating. Can be used for palpitations with night sweats.

  • Luo Shi Teng

    $0.02

    Luo Shi Teng (Caulis Trachelospermi)
    Properties: bitter, slightly cold
    Channels: Liver
    Key Characteristics: Dispels wind-damp, invigorates the collaterals, cools the blood. Also reduces swelling (e.g. breast abscess) and painful obstruction of the throat.

  • Mu Gua

    $0.04

    Mu Gua (Fructus Chaenomelis)
    Properties: sour, slightly warm
    Channels: Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Transforms dampness, harmonizes Spleen and Stomach, alleviates cramping (especially calves but also intestinal) from contracting tendons and sinews. Also reduces food stagnation.

  • Qian Nian Jian

    $0.02

    Qian Nian Jian (Rhizoma Homalomenae)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, warm
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Strengthens sinews and bones, dispels wind-damp painful obstruction. Slightly toxic.
    Additional Notes: Slightly Toxic.

  • 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.

  • Sang Ji Sheng

    $0.03

    Sang Ji Sheng (Herba Taxilli)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, neutral
    Channels: Kidney, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies Liver and Kidneys, nourishes yin and blood, expels wind-dampness, calms the fetus.

  • Sang Zhi

    $0.03

    Sang Zhi (Ramulus Mori)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, slightly cold
    Channels: Liver
    Key Characteristics: Dispels wind-damp, unblocks collaterals, treats pain, numbness and itching, especially in the upper limbs. for pain in the hands and fingers this is essential.
    Additional Notes: Use up to 30g.

  • Sha Ren

    $0.18

    Sha Ren (Fructus Amomi)
    Properties: acrid, warm, aromatic
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Promotes flow of qi, warms the middle Jiao, improves the appetite, calms the fetus.

  • Shen Jin Cao

    $0.02

    Shen Jin Cao (Lycopodii Herba)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, warm
    Channels: Liver, Spleen, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Dispels wind-dampness, relaxes the tendons, invigorates the collaterals. Often used externally for trauma pain or contraction of the sinews.

  • Wei Ling Xian

    $0.09

    Wei Ling Xian (Radix Clematidis)
    Properties: acrid, salty, warm
    Channels: Strongly mobilizes all twelve channels
    Key Characteristics: Stops pain due to wind, cuts phlegm, softens hard lumps (e.g. breast lumps, abdominal masses, even bones in the throat).
    Additional Notes: Quite drying and can exhaust normal qi, so best for short term use.

  • Wu Jia Pi

    $0.03

    Wu Jia Pi (Cortex Radicis Acanthopanacis)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, warm
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Clears wind-damp, warms Kidneys and Liver, stops pain, strengthens sinews. Also transforms dampness and reduces swelling (e.g. edema of the feet and legs).

  • Wu Shao She (Powder)

    $0.27

    Wu Shao She (Zaocys)
    Properties: sweet, salty, neutral, not toxic.
    Channels: Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Dispels wind, unblocks collaterals, settles jitteriness and convulsions.
    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.

  • 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.

  • Xian Ling Pi

    $0.04

    Xian Ling Pi (Herba Epimedii)
    Properties: acrid, sweet, warm
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies Kidney yang and Mingmen fire, disperses wind-dampness.

  • Xu Chang Qing

    $0.04

    Xu Chang Qing (Radix Cynanchi paniculati)
    Properties: acrid, warm, aromatic
    Channels: Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Dispels wind, very good for stopping pain, invigorates the blood, resolves toxicity and stops itch.
    Additional Notes: Do not boil for long or the fragrance will be dissipated.

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