Your cart is currently empty!
Showing the single result
Strengthen Immunity (Qi Booster) – Liquid Extract (Tincture)
Starting at $14.00
Showing the single result
English Name: barbed skullcap, bearded scuttelaria, scute barbata
Literal Translation: “half-branch lotus”
Pharmaceutical Name: Herba Scutellariae Barbatae
Medica Category: Heat-Clearing and Toxin-Eliminating Herbs
Properties: Ban Zhi Lian enters the Liver, Lung, and Stomach channels; it is acrid and slightly bitter in nature and cool in temperature.
The Chinese Herb Ban Zhi Lian is the dried aerial parts of the barbed skullcap (Scutellaria barbata D. Don.), a flowering plant of mint family that grows in fertile and moist areas along the margins of rice paddy fields, streamsides and wet grasslands throughout China, Japan, and Korea.
Ban Zhi Lian clears heat and eliminates toxins and is used in China to treat various types of cancer (most effectively cancers of the lung and gastro-intestinal system) with other heat-toxin removing, anti-neoplastic herbs such as Bai Hua She She Cao.
Ban Zhi Lian promotes urination and reduces swelling to treat painful heat dysuria (i.e. painful urination with scanty, yellow to dark yellow urine. This action also makes it effective at treating edema and ascites associated with liver cirrhosis.
No parent wants to see their child in pain. But what can you do when your child develops a chronic pain condition and other treatments just don’t work? If you haven’t considered using Chinese herbs for juvenile arthritis, you may have found your new solution. Childhood pain conditions have been treated successfully with Traditional Chinese…
Medicinal mushrooms support health, vitality, and longevity Medicinal mushrooms have been supporting health, vitality, and longevity for thousands of years in China and Japan, but the trend is just heating up here in West. With new scientific research surfacing on the amazing benefits of mushrooms, many people are rushing to get their fungus fix –…
Whether you’re looking to shed a few pounds or you’re ready for a major transformation, Chinese weight loss tea can help you drop the weight and keep it off. Asian weight loss teas, and teas inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine, can help you manage cravings, boost your metabolism, and burn more fat. In this post,…
Let’s face it – there’s no magic pill when it comes to weight loss. Getting in shape takes an individual approach that’s designed for your body’s weight loss challenges and advantages. That’s why adaptogens for weight loss can help! Unlike weight loss pills or special diets, adaptogens work with your body’s unique needs. With regular…
Traditional Chinese Medicine Relieves Symptoms of Perimenopause Hot and bothered by unpleasant night sweats, hot flashes, irritability… Sounds annoyingly familiar? If you are one of the nearly 31 million women in US alone who experience overwhelming symptoms of perimenopause, this might be a typical day-in-the-life. Many women notice remarkable changes for months or years before they reach…