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Chinese Herbals Role in Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Chinese herbal supplements are usually made up of a number of herbs and mineral and animal extracts. Typically, one or two herbs are included that are said to have the greatest effect on the problem being treated. But herbal formulas may contain four to twelve different ingredients, to be taken in the form of teas, [...]

Uses of Ginger in Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Ginger is a plant that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries.  Oil taken from the ginger plant is used as an anti-nausea and anti-vomiting medication, with no known side effects and no interactions with other drugs or nutrients. Ginger stimulates the digestive tract and prevents irritation to the intestinal walls. It is [...]

Chinese Herbs Are Meant To Be Taken As Formulas

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In Traditional Chinese Medicine Chinese herbs are rarely prescribed singularly. Chinese herbs are meant to be taken as formulas. This means several herbs are combined so they can improve each others effect while also minimizing their harshness. It should be noted that most Chinese formulas are ages old and are time proven that when made [...]