Naturopathic Science Library 📚

Term Definition

Hawthorn (Shan Zha)

Digestive aid, moves Qi.

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Ho Shou Wu (Fo-Ti)

Tonifies liver and kidney, anti-aging.

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Honeysuckle Flower (Jin Yin Hua)

Clears heat, resolves toxins.

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Licorice (Gan Cao)

Harmonizes formulas, soothes throat

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Ligusticum (Chuan Xiong)

Invigorates blood, promotes circulation.

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Lycium Berry (Gou Qi Zi)

Nourishes the liver and kidneys.

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Moutan (Mu Dan Pi)

Cools blood, invigorates blood circulation.

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Notoginseng (San Qi)

Stops bleeding, invigorates blood.

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Peony (Bai Shao)

Calms liver, nourishes blood.

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Plantain Seed (Che Qian Zi)

Clears heat, promotes urination.

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Poria (Fu Ling)

Drains dampness, strengthens the spleen.

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Reishi Mushroom (Ling Zhi

Immune support, calming

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Schisandra (Wu Wei Zi)

Tonifies all five organ systems.

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White Atractylodes (Bai Zhu)

Spleen and digestive support.

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