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  • Bai Zhi Certified

    $0.05

    Bai Zhi (Radix Angelicae)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warm and dispersing. Very fragrant to open orifices (e.g. the nose). Also good for frontal headaches and sinus pain, in gynaecology is often used for vaginal discharge. Can be used for sores and boils to expel pus and thus reduce swelling.
    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.

  • Bo He

    $0.04

    Bo He (Herba Menthae Haplocalycis)
    Properties: acrid, aromatic, cool
    Channels: Lungs, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also opens orifices, vents rashes and frees Liver qi.
    Additional Notes: Use small doses and short boiling time.

  • Cang Er Zi (Prepared)

    $0.05

    Cang Er Zi (Prepared) (Fructus Xanthii)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, warm, somewhat toxic
    Channels: Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Warm and dispersing. Best for unblocking sinus, but also good for toothache, sinus headache and also for painful obstruction and occipital headache.
    Additional Notes: We only dispense the prepared form which is dry-fried in order to reduce its toxicity.

  • Chai Hu

    $0.15

    Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, cool
    Channels: Gallbladder, Liver, Pericardium, San Jiao
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also spreads Liver qi and lifts yang qi.
    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.

  • Chan Tui (Powder)

    $0.46

    Chan Tui (Periostracum Cicadae)
    Properties: sweet, salty, slightly cold
    Channels: Lungs, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also stops itch, vents rashes, clears the eyes, and extinguishes wind to stop spasms.
    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. Expensive.

  • Dan Dou Chi

    $0.03

    Dan Dou Chi (Semen Praeparatum Sojae)
    Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, neutral
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also good for stifling sensations in the chest (with Shan Zhi Zi) and for helping lurking pathogens to resolve (e.g. in combination with Xiao Chai Hu Tang).

  • Fang Feng

    $0.14

    Fang Feng (Radix Ledebouriellae)
    Properties: acrid, sweet, slightly warm
    Channels: Bladder, Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior. Less drying than most wind-expelling herbs. Also good for itch (in combination with Jing Jie), diarrhea, intestinal cramping and left-sided period pain.
    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.

  • Fu Ping

    $0.04

    Fu Ping (Herba Lemnae Seu Spirodelae)
    Properties: acrid, cold
    Channels: Bladder, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat. Strongly promotes sweating, however is also good for fluids retained just under the surface. Promotes urination.

  • Gao Ben

    $0.05

    Gao Ben (Radix et Rhizoma Ligustici)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior. Particularly good for vertex headaches and headaches related to toothache. Leads into Du channel and so can be used for fibroids or vaginal pain from internal wind-damp.

  • Ge Gen

    $0.04

    Ge Gen (Radix Puerariae)
    Properties: sweet, acrid, cool
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also lifts qi to stop diarrhea, lifts fluids to stop thirst, vents rashes and reduces high blood pressure as well as alcohol craving (if the latter is the most desired action, Ge Hua is better).

  • Gui Zhi

    $0.03

    Gui Zhi (Ramulus Cinnamomi)
    Properties: acrid, sweet, warm
    Channels: Heart, Lungs, Bladder
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior, also good for dizziness and palpitations due to thin mucous, and peripheral circulation.

  • Huo Xiang

    $0.05

    Huo Xiang (Herba Agastaches, Herba Pogostemonis)
    Properties: acrid, slightly warm, very fragrant
    Channels: Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Releases the exterior, harmonizes the middle, transforms dampness, alleviates nausea. Very fragrant herbs are always useful when the tongue coat is thick as it breaks up damp, be sure to also use Ban Xia or Hou Pou to direct that damp downwards.

  • Huo Xiang Spring Wind

    $0.10

    Huo Xiang (Herba Agastaches, Herba Pogostemonis)
    Properties: acrid, slightly warm, very fragrant
    Channels: Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Releases the exterior, harmonizes the middle, transforms dampness, alleviates nausea. Very fragrant herbs are always useful when the tongue coat is thick as it breaks up damp, be sure to also use Ban Xia or Hou Pou to direct that damp downwards.
    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.

  • Jing Jie (Raw)

    $0.04

    Jing Jie (Raw) (Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae)
    Properties: acrid, aromatic, slightly warm
    Channels: Lungs, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Releases the exterior. Can be used for both wind-heat and wind-cold and venting heat in the blood.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. When charred Jing Jie can stop bleeding and is good for rashes and itch (in combination with Fang Feng). If charred form is desired please select Jing Jie (Tan) from the herbs list.

  • Jing Jie (Tan)

    $0.06

    Jing Jie (Tan) (Herba Seu Flos Schizonepetae)
    Properties: acrid, aromatic, slightly warm
    Channels: Lungs, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Releases the exterior. Can be used for both wind-heat and wind-cold and venting heat in the blood.
    Additional Notes: This is the charred form. When charred Jing Jie can stop bleeding and is good for rashes and itch (in combination with Fang Feng). If raw form is desired please select Jing Jie (Raw) from the herbs list.

  • Ju Hua Certified

    $0.17

    Ju Hua (Flos Chrysanthemi Morifolii)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, slightly cold
    Channels: Liver, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also brightens the eyes, calms the Liver, extinguishes wind and is antitoxic (Ye Ju Hua is more antitoxic if this quality is most desired).
    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.

  • Man Jing Zi

    $0.04

    Man Jing Zi (Fructus Viticis)
    Properties: bitter, acrid, cool
    Channels: Bladder, Liver, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat. Best for headaches and eye pain, but also stops joint pain (mild effect).

  • Mu Zei Cao

    $0.04

    Mu Zei Cao (Herba Equiseti Hiemalis)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, neutral
    Channels: Liver, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also good for eyes (e.g. superficial visual obstruction and pterygium), stops bowel bleeding.

  • Niu Bang Zi (Chao)

    $0.06

    Niu Bang Zi (Chao) (Fructus Arctii)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat. Best for sore throats, also vents rashes and moistens the Intestines.
    Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form. Use our dry-fried form if the patient has loose stool. If raw is desired please select Niu Bang Zi (Raw) from the herbs list.

  • Niu Bang Zi (Raw)

    $0.04

    Niu Bang Zi (Raw) (Fructus Arctii)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat. Best for sore throats, also vents rashes and moistens the Intestines.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. Use our dry-fried form if the patient has loose stool. If dry-fried is desired please select Niu Bang Zi (Chao) from the herbs list.

  • Pei Lan Ye

    $0.03

    Pei Lan Ye (Herba Eupatorii)
    Properties: acrid, neutral
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Dispels middle Jiao turbid damp, unbinds the Stomach, releases the exterior, useful when the patient complains of a metallic or sticky sweet taste in the mouth. Additional Notes: Do not use for a prolonged time.

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

  • Qiang Huo

    $0.26

    Qiang Huo (Radix Et Rhizoma Notopterygii)
    Properties: acrid, bitter, aromatic, warm
    Channels: Bladder, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior, also good for joint pain, leads into Taiyang and Du channels, so best for occipital headaches.
    Additional Notes: Expensive.

  • Sang ye

    $0.03

    Sang Ye (Folium Mori)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, cold
    Channels: Liver, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Disperses exterior wind-heat, also cools Lungs, brightens eyes, calms the Liver and stops bleeding from blood heat (in large doses).

  • Sheng Jiang

    $0.13

    Sheng Jiang (Rhizoma Zingiberis)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Lungs, Spleen, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior. Also good for nausea and harmonizing nutritive and protective qi (in combination with Da Zao).
    Additional Notes: 1 of our slices of Sheng Jiang equals 3g.

  • Sheng Ma

    $0.07

    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).

  • Xin Yi Hua

    $0.04

    Xin Yi Hua (Flos Magnoliae)
    Properties: acrid, warm
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Warm and dispersing. Best for unblocking sinus.
    Additional Notes: Don’t use during pregnancy (use Cang Er Zi and He Ye instead).

  • Zi Su Ye

    $0.04

    Zi Su Ye (Perillae Folium)
    Properties: acrid, aromatic, warm
    Channels: Lungs, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Warm and releases the exterior, also settles the Stomach, used for nausea and vomiting. For fetal calming, the stalk is more often used (Zi Su Geng, Perillae Ramulus), but the leaf is ok too.

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