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Butcher’s Broom

Butcher’s Broom Extract Description Butcher’s Broom (Ruscus aculeatus) may also be known as Kneeholy, Keneeholm, Jew’s Myrtle, Sweet Broom, Box Holly and many other names. This plant is a low shrub which is native to the Mediterranean region but which is now found in many areas in Europe and in woods and wastelands. The Butcher’s […]

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Sumo Root

Suma Root Description Suma root (Pfaffia paniculata) can also be called Brazilian Ginseng. Suma is a rambling vine that is native throughout South America; it has a native name which is ‘para tudo’ which translates in English to mean “for all”. This name is due to the many therapeutic properties that this vine has. The […]

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Lophatherum Gracile Herb

Lophatherum Gracile Herb Description Lophatherum gracile can also be called Bamboo leaf and Dan Zhu Ye in traditional Chinese medicine. This plant resembles a bamboo hence the name Bamboo leaf; it grows mainly in many regions in Asia as well as throughout China. It has been a part of traditional Chinese medicine for many centuries […]

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Lonicera Japonica Flower

Lonicera Japonica Flower Description Lonicera japonica is also called Japanese Honeysuckle, Suikazura in Japanese and Jinyinhua in Chinese. This plant is native to Asia, mainly in China, Japan and Korea. The Lonicera japonica is a climbing vine that can grow up to 10 meters or more and can be seen covering trees and high fences. […]

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Ilex Asprella Root

Ilex asprella Root Description Ilex asprella is a plant that is mostly found growing on lush hillsides and in wild open spaces. It can also be called Gang Mei and Mei Shi Tong Xing in traditional Chinese medicine and Rough Leaved Holly in western medicine. This shrub is seen in subterranean regions of the world […]

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Yin Chiao

Yin Chiao Description Yin Chiao is a traditional Chinese medicinal formula and it is considered a part of what is called a Chinese Classic Herbal Formula. This is equivalent to a study of herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is believed that herbs must be combined together to harness a much greater therapeutic effects […]

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Wormwood

Wormwood (Artemesia absinthium) Description Wormwood (Artemeia absinthium) may also be called green ginger, grand wormwood or absinthe wormwood. This plant is native to Eurasia and Africa. It is a perennial plant that is branched and may appear as silver-green in color. The Wormwood is a plant that bears small oil producing gland along its leaves. […]

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Ledebouriella Divaricata Root

Ledebouriella Divaricata Root Description Ledebouriella divaricata root is used in traditional Chinese medicine. It is cultivated in the province of Heilong in China. It is grown and collected during the spring and fall seasons when the root is ready to be harvested and processed for its many therapeutic properties. Sometimes it is just dried under […]

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Schizonepeta Tenuifolia Herb

Schizonepeta Tenuifolia Herb Description Schizonepeta tenuifolia may also be referred to as Japanese catnip, Japanese mint or Jing Jie. It is a medicinal herb that is cultivated exclusively in the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang and in Jiangxi, China. This herb can either be processed and used on its own, or it can be used together […]

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Slippery Elm

Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) Description Slippery Elm (Ulmus rubra) belongs to the species of elm and is native to the eastern parts of North America. It can also be called Red Elm, Gray Elm and Indian Elm. This is a deciduous tree that can grow up to 20 meters in height. It may look similar […]

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