Solomon’s Seal Rhizome
Although Solomon’s seal is a lesser-known herb in modern North America, it has a long history of use in Asia, North America, and in Europe. Fragrant Soloman’s seal rhizome is known as yù zhú, meaning Jade Bamboo in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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Luo Bu Ma -Apocynum Leaf
Apocynum leaf is one of the lesser-known herbs originating in Asia, especially in North America. Its use has been limited to folk remedies and as a healthy tea drink for many years but now is becoming a popular ingredient in herbal formulas. Scientists in the West and across Asia are also looking at the possible health benefits of apcoynum venetum leaf.
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Rhodiola: The Golden Root
When plants grow in tough conditions, such as in areas of high altitude or rocky cliff sides, they must adapt in order to survive. One such plant from the cold Northern Hemisphere evolved to be so full of chemical compounds beneficial for human health, that it survived for thousands of years and spread across the world.
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History of Panax Ginseng
It’s thought that humans used panax ginseng for other 60,000 years, starting in the Paleolithic era.
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The Benefits of Chrysanthemum Tea- The Golden Lotus
Have you ever gotten tea at a Chinese restaurant? Chances are that it was chrysanthemum tea.
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Another ancient herb has made its way into the modern consciousness of the health and wellness world in North America in the past decade.
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Hawthorn Berry Benefits
Although Hawthorn is a widely used folk ingredient, it’s only now beginning to gain popularity in North America has an herbal remedy. Hawthorn berries are loaded with nutrition and even scientists have been interested in better understanding their benefits.
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Turmeric Root: The Ancient Health Support Herb
For the past several years, turmeric has been one of the trendiest natural health products. The truth is that turmeric is much more than just a passing fad and its use goes back more than 4,000 years, starting in Asia. This beautiful and powerfully nutritious plant not only has deep cultural significance, but modern science has revealed the reasons for its health benefits.
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Healthy Immunity with TCM
A great way to naturally support healthy immunity is with herbal tea blends based on Traditional Chinese Herbalism. Teas are just as effective as capsule supplements, and are a fraction of the cost, making them much more accessible.
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Winter in TCM
Yin energy is dominant during winter. Yin is represented as the black part of the yin-yang symbol. As you might have guessed, this energy is slower, darker, and colder than the bright yang energy of summer.
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