Benefits of Astragalus (Huang Qi)

Benefits of Astragalus (Huang Qi)

The use of herbs as traditional medicinal has been carried out in China to boost immunity in human beings for a thousand years (1). Astragalus membranaceous or Astragalus is a native plant of Asia known as "Huang qi”; the yellow leader in Chinese. The name 
How to prepare for the spring season with Chinese Medicine

How to prepare for the spring season with Chinese Medicine

Spring is the ideal time for cleansing, performing outdoor activities and growth. It’s also a great time to focus on releasing your negative emotions that are ingrained in anger, resentment, frustration and lethargy. During this time, we make several changes to our lifestyle to help 
Benefits Of Red Sage : Dan Shen

Benefits Of Red Sage : Dan Shen

Red Sage has been used traditionally as Chinese medicine for thousands of years because of its mind-blowing beneficial effects and antioxidant properties. Although its benefits have been described long ago, it is still regarded as the best medicine one can get. Due to this, botanical 
Benefits of Dodder Seeds (Semen Cuscutae)

Benefits of Dodder Seeds (Semen Cuscutae)

Dodder seeds, scientifically called Cuscuta campestris, belong to the Convolvulaceae family. It is an annual parasitic vine. Its thread-like yellowish stems twin over the host plants and grow rapidly over them. Dodder also has various other names, including Tu Si Zi, Beggarweed, Devil’s Guts, Dodder 
Herbs for Period Pain

Herbs for Period Pain

At some point in their life all women experience some form of period pain or discomfort. For some this is mild and for others it can be a debilitating pain A report in 2008, which included 39 randomised trials involving a total of 3475 women 
6 Tips to Cope With Infertility During Holiday Season

6 Tips to Cope With Infertility During Holiday Season

Holiday season can be a challenging period if you are trying to conceive. Whether you are struggling to conceive naturally, going through IVF or have had failed cycle or trying alternative approach to infertility like Chinese Medicine, coping during the festive period can feel more 
5 tips to improve your Liver Health

5 tips to improve your Liver Health

Liver plays a very important role and contributes directly to your health and wellbeing. The role of Liver in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is more extensive and complicated compared to the one in Western medicine. In Chinese Medicine, the definition of Liver is much broader. 
3 Best Herbs For Male Infertility

3 Best Herbs For Male Infertility

Male infertility accounts for 40-50% in human infertility and it affects approximately 7% of all men (1). These are 3 common sperm abnormalities that contribute towards male infertility these include:  Low sperm count Poor sperm motility Low sperm morphology How to Increase Sperm Count and Male 
5 Tips To Deal With Daily Stress: A Chinese Medicine Approach

5 Tips To Deal With Daily Stress: A Chinese Medicine Approach

Everyone experiences stress from time to time in their life. In fact, stress is a normal psychological and physical reaction to events that take place in life. When your body experiences stress it responds by releasing hormones called cortisol. These are the same hormone which triggers the 
Benefits of Chinese Motherwort: Yi Mu Cao

Benefits of Chinese Motherwort: Yi Mu Cao

Chinese Motherwort or Yi Mu Cao is a powerful herb which makes frequent appearance in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Chinese Motherwort dates back to more to 1800 years and to this day this herb is widely used in China and in growing in popularity in the