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Millettia reticulata

Medicinal Uses Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. Ji Xue Teng is classified in Chinese herbalism as a plant that invigorates the blood. It is used mainly to treat menstrual problems, relieving […]

Ziziphus

Ziziphus, commonly called jujube, red date, or Chinese date, is a species of Ziziphus in the buckthorn family Rhamnaceae, used primarily for its fruits. Common names in Arabic are nabq, dum, tsal, sadr, zufzuuf (in Morocco) and sidr, the last of which also means Ziziphus lotus. In Persian it is called anab or annab, a […]

Rhizoma zingiberis

Rhizoma Zingiberis Officinalis is also acknowledged as Black Ginger, African Ginger, Cochin Ginger, Ginger Root, Gingembre, Imber, Jamaica Ginger, Race Ginger, Zingiber officinale, Zingiberis rhizoma, and Zingiber officinalis. Rhizoma Zingiberis Officinalis is warm and pungent by nature, it helps the stomach, spleen, heart, kidneys, and lungs. The dried rhizomes are exploited as medication and fresh […]

Corydalis ambigua

Corydalis ambigua is a flowering plant native to the northern areas of China and Japan Plant Constituents of Corydalis Ambigua Contains: Alkaloids, including: dl-tetrahydropalmatine (THP) apaveraceae type alkaloids Protopine Action: analgesic [a drug which relieves or diminishes pain without causing loss of consciousness] anti-arrhythmic [eases symptoms of arrhythmia] bitter [applied to bitter tasting drugs which […]

Cistanche salsa

Cistanche is a worldwide genus of holoparasitic desert plants in the family Orobanchaceae. They lack chlorophyll and obtain nutrients and water from the host plants whose roots they parasitize. Uses Along with other members of the genus, Cistanche deserticola is the primary source of the Chinese herbal medicine cistanche. The main sources of cistanche are […]

Rhizoma polygonati

Rhizome of Polygonatum sibicum Red., P. cyrtonema Hua or the other species of the same genus, family Liliaceae. Characteristics P. sibincum: Rhizome thick, fleshy, and tuberous, like a chicken’s head, usually several of them gathered together, 3-11 cm long. Surface dark-brown, nodes invisible, with little discoidal stem P. cyrtonema: Rhizome transverse, long, with short branching, […]

Salvia miltiorrhiza

Salvia miltiorrhiza also known as red sage, Chinese sage, tan shen, or danshen, is a perennial flowering plant in the genus Salvia, highly valued for its roots in traditional Chinese medicine. Native to China and Japan, it grows between 90–1,200 meters in elevation, preferring grassy places in forests, hillsides, and along stream banks. Botany The […]

Calamus (Calamus draco)

  The wood extract from calamus (Calamus draco) is widely used to prevent the appearance of tumors and for promoting good health in the United States, Peru, Brazil and Ecuador. Calamus (Calamus draco) is obtained from the bark and resin. In the Brazilian traditional medicine, "Blood of the Dragon" is used for wounds, hemorrhoids, ulcers […]