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  • Bai He

    $0.12

    Bai He (Bulbus Lilii)
    Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, slightly cold
    Channels: Heart, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes Lung yin, drains heat from the Heart, stops cough, quiets the spirit.

  • Bai Shao (Chao) Certified

    $0.08

    Bai Shao (Chao) (Radix Albus Paeoniae)
    Properties: bitter, sour, cool
    Channels: Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies Liver blood, restrains yin, extinguishes wind, stops pain, nourishes Liver and Spleen yin. Also adjusts the nutritive and protective qi to reduce sweating.
    Additional Notes: This is the dry-fried form. We offer three forms of Bai Shao.
    A) Raw Bai Shao which is cooler. If raw is desired please select Bai Shao (Raw) from the herbs list.
    B) Dry-fried Bai Shao is better to nourish the blood, relax the Liver and stop pain.
    C) Vinegar-fried Bai Shao has much stronger pain-stopping effects. If vinegar-fried is desired please select Bai Shao (Cu) 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.

  • Bai Shao (Cu) Certified

    $0.08

    Bai Shao (Cu) (Radix Albus Paeoniae)
    Properties: bitter, sour, cool
    Channels: Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies Liver blood, restrains yin, extinguishes wind, stops pain, nourishes Liver and Spleen yin. Also adjusts the nutritive and protective qi to reduce sweating.
    Additional Notes: This is the vinegar-fried form. We offer three forms of Bai Shao.
    A) Raw Bai Shao is cooler. If raw is desired please select Bai Shao (Raw) from the herbs list.
    B) Dry-fried Bai Shao is better to nourish the blood, relax the Liver and stop pain. If dry-fried is desired please select Bai Shao (Chao) 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.

  • Bai Shao (Raw) Certified

    $0.06

    Bai Shao (Raw) (Radix Albus Paeoniae)
    Properties: bitter, sour, cool
    Channels: Liver, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies Liver blood, restrains yin, extinguishes wind, stops pain, nourishes Liver and Spleen yin. Also adjusts the nutritive and protective qi to reduce sweating.
    Additional Notes: This is the raw form. We offer three forms of Bai Shao.
    A) Raw Bai Shao is cooler.
    B) Dry-fried Bai Shao is better to nourish the blood, relax the Liver and stop pain. If dry-fried is desired please select Bai Shao (Chao) from the herbs list.
    C) Vinegar-fried Bai Shao has much stronger pain-stopping effects. If vinegar-fried is desired please select Bai Shao (Cu) 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.

  • Bei Sha Shen

    $0.07

    Bei Sha Shen (Radix Glehniae)
    Properties:
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin, clears the Lungs, augments the Stomach, 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.

  • Bie Jia (Powder)

    $0.24

    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.

  • Gou Qi Zi Certified

    $0.14

    Gou Qi Zi (Fructus Lycii)
    Properties: sweet, neutral
    Channels: Liver, Lungs, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies Liver blood, enriches yin of Kidneys and Lungs, mildly tonifies Kidney yang. Also benefits essence and brightens the eyes.
    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.

  • Gui Ban (Powder)

    $0.40

    Gui Ban (Plastrum Testudinis)
    Properties: salty, sweet, cold
    Channels: Heart, Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Strongly nourishes yin of the Liver and Kidneys, subdues the yang, strengthens the bones and unblocks the Ren channel. Also nourishes and cools blood while tonifying the Heart.
    Additional Notes: Expensive. 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.

  • Han Lian Cao

    $0.02

    Han Lian Cao (Herba Ecliptae)
    Properties: sweet, sour, cool
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Liver and Kidneys, cools heat, stops bleeding, blackens the hair. When stopping bleeding use with Nu Zhen Zi.

  • Hei Zhi Ma

    $0.03

    Hei Zhi Ma (Semen Sesami nigrum)
    Properties: sweet, neutral
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin, tonifies Liver and Kidneys, lubricates the Intestines. Also nourishes blood and extinguishes wind to stop headaches, dizziness and numbness (e.g. from blood or yin deficiency).

  • Huang Jing

    $0.07

    Huang Jing (Rhizoma Polygonati)
    Properties: sweet, neutral
    Channels: Kidneys, Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies qi, nourishes yin, augments the essence.

  • Mai Men Dong Certified

    $0.14

    Mai Men Dong Certified (Tuber Ophiopogonis Japnici)
    Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, slightly cold
    Channels: Spleen, Stomach, Heart (Lungs)
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Stomach, Spleen, Heart and Lungs, clears heat, quiets irritability. Also moistens the Intestines.
    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.

  • Nan Sha Shen

    $0.06

    Nan Sha Shen (Adenophorae Radix)
    Properties: sweet, cool, slightly bitter
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Lungs and Stomach, clears heat, generates fluids, stops cough and also expels phlegm.

  • Nu Zhen Zi (Prepared)

    $0.09

    Nu Zhen Zi (Prepared) (Fructus Ligustri lucidi)
    Properties: bitter, sweet, cool (or neutral)
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of Liver and Kidneys, cools heat, brightens the eyes, blackens the hair. To stop bleeding, usually used with Han Lian Cao.
    Additional Notes: We only dispense the prepared form. To prepare we soak the Nu Zhen Zi in wine, then steam it. This greatly increases the tonifying effect while preventing the intensely yin nature of the herb from impacting on the digestion.

  • Ren Shen

    $0.73

    Ren Shen (Radix Ginseng)
    Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, slightly warm
    Channels: Lungs, Spleen
    Key Characteristics: Powerfully tonifies the primal qi (yuan qi) of the five organs, nourishes yin, revives from collapse, stops heavy bleeding. Also benefits the Heart qi, calms the spirit and generates fluids to stop thirst.
    Additional Notes: Very expensive, but essential when you need to target the yuan qi (e.g. to support the fetus in pregnancy). Substitutes like Dang Shen are fine but only tonify Lung and Spleen qi.

  • 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 Shen Zi

    $0.05

    Sang Shen Zi (Fructus Mori)
    Properties: sweet, cold
    Channels: Heart, Liver, Kidneys
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies blood, cools blood and nourishes yin (e.g. for moistening the Intestines when blood deficiency has caused constipation).

  • 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.

  • Shi Hu

    $0.10

    Shi Hu (Herba Dendrobii)
    Properties: sweet, slightly salty, bland, cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes Stomach yin, generates fluids, enriches Kidney yin, augments essence, expels heat from deficiency. Also brightens the eyes.
    Additional Notes: Needs to be boiled at least 30 minutes.

  • Shou Di Huang (Tan)

    $0.12

    Shou Di Huang (Tan) (Processed Radix Rehmanniae)
    Properties: sweet, slightly warm
    Channels: Liver, Kidneys, Heart
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies blood, enriches yin, generates essence, augments the marrow.
    Additional Notes: This is the charred form which stops bleeding due to Chong and Ren channel injury. If unprepared is desired please select Shou Di Huang (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.

  • Tian Men Dong

    $0.15

    Tian Men Dong (Tuber Asparagi)
    Properties: sweet, bitter, Very cold
    Channels: Kidneys, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Lungs and Kidneys, generates fluids, cools heat due to yin deficiency. Also stops cough.

  • Tu Si Zi

    $0.05

    Tu Si Zi (Semen Cuscutae)
    Properties: acrid, sweet, neutral
    Channels: Kidneys, Liver
    Key Characteristics: Tonifies primal yang, nourishes the yin, secures the essence. Tonifies Kidneys, Liver and Spleen without being cloying.

  • Xi Yang Shen

    $0.93

    Xi Yang Shen (Radix Panacis qinquifolii)
    Properties: sweet, slightly bitter, cold
    Channels: Heart, Kidneys, Lungs
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin, tonifies qi, cools fire, generates fluids.
    Additional Notes: Expensive.

  • Yu Zhu

    $0.06

    Yu Zhu (Rhizoma Polygonati odorati)
    Properties: sweet, slightly cold
    Channels: Lungs, Stomach
    Key Characteristics: Nourishes yin of the Lungs and Stomach without being cloying, restores fluids injured by external pathogens without preventing the expulsion of those pathogens. Also extinguishes wind, softens tendons and moistens the sinews (e.g. yin deficiency leading to pain and spasms of the tendons). Can help with dizziness due to yin deficiency allowing internal wind.

  • Zhi Mu

    $0.04

    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.

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