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Supplements & Herbs

Probiotic Supplements: Support for Your First Line of Defense
Your digestive system is likely the most vulnerable connection your body has with the outside world. Whatever you put into your mouth is going to ...

Natural Antihistamine Herbs
Histamine is a chemical, which is involved in our local immune response as well as regulating physiological function in the gut, acting as a neurotransmitter ...

Stop Painful Menstrual Cramps with Chinese Herbs
Are you curled up in bed for a day or more each month with one thought:  "What am I going to do about these period ...

Chinese Herb Choices beyond the Capsule
Chinese Herb Choices beyond the Capsule: Differences between Alcohol tinctures, vacuum packed extracts and individual packets of Chinese herb granulesThere are many options beyond capsules ...

Chinese Herb Directory: A-Z
Learn about Chinese Herbs, Herbal Formulas and Popular Nutritional Supplements. Search for an herb or formula alphabetically.  See pictures and learn common uses, indications, and ...

Watermelon Gazpacho
Chinese Medicine uses the fruit (Xi Gua) and the seeds (Xi Gua Ren) for dehydration and summer heat symptoms, which include thirst without desire to ...

"Newest" Tool in Global Fight Against Childhood Killer? Ginger
Could one of the most widely used herbs in cooking around the world be just the right medicine for one of the deadliest conditions children ...

Chemical Foundation of TCM Becomes Clearer
One of the greatest challenges to mainstream Western medicine's acceptance of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been the contrast between the ancient principles and language ...

Green Tea
There have been some intriguing studies indicating that green tea can be extremely effective in the fight against high cholesterol. Specifically, the beverage reduces "bad" ...

FDA Recall on Three Red Yeast Rice Products
FDA is warning consumers not to buy or eat three red yeast rice products promoted and sold on Web sites. The products, being promoted as ...

Red Yeast Rice (Hong Qu) - Chinese Herbal Medicine Fights Cholesterol
Red yeast rice (Hong Qu) is a substance made by fermenting a type of red yeast called Monascus purpureus over rice.The use of red yeast ...

Secrets of Longevity: Herbs, Remedies, and Elixirs
How You Heal: Herbs, Remedies, and Elixirs. Anti-Aging Herb with a 5,000-Year Track Record. Panax ginseng is perhaps the world's best-known herb. Popularly employed to ...

The Basics of Chinese Herbal Medicine
What is a Chinese Herbal Formula? What is the difference between Western Herbs and Chinese Herbs? Safety of Chinese Herbs Selection ...

How to Prepare Chinese Herbs
The Ancient Art of Decoction (Brewing Herbs). Through the centuries, practitioners have always stressed the importance of correctly decocting an herbal tea. The effectiveness of ...

Regulation of Dietary and Herbal Supplements
There's a wide variety of manufacturers for herbal supplements on the market. Make sure you're getting a quality product. As a consumer, make sure ...

Cha Dao- The Way of Tea- Equipment and Preparation
There is an ever-increasing awareness of the healthful properties of tea. Modern science continues to elucidate the specific chemical compounds that appear to be the ...

Ways to Use or Ingest Chinese Herbs
Over the course of the past three thousand years, practitioners have developed many ways in which to administer herbal medicine to patients. Matching the appropriate ...

Cha Dao - The Way of Tea - Cultivation and Processing
The Origins of Tea The origins of tea (camellia sinensis) are shrouded in mythology. The common element in these varied myths is water being boiled ...