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Skullcap is a herb commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine, but why do the Chinese call it Hanxin grass? (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

Why Is Skullcap Also Known as Hanxin Grass?

Skullcap, or Scutellaria, is a plant of the Labiatae family. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the dried aerial part of Skullcap is capable of clearing heat and detoxifying, promoting blood circulation, removing blood stasis, reducing swelling and pain, and resisting…

Ginger, a natural remedy in China. (Image:  wikimedia  /  CC0 1.0)

Ginger: A Warming Herb

Ginger is an Asian herb that is particularly well known to us in the West. Over time, and with trial and error, its stimulating properties and piquant flavor have been integrated into both our herbal “materia medica” and cuisine.

Insomnia affects millions of individuals, their families, and communities. Sufferers have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or they wake up too early and are unable to get back to sleep. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Say Goodbye to Insomnia

Insomnia affects millions of individuals, their families, and communities. Sufferers have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or they wake up too early and are unable to get back to sleep. People who suffer from insomnia usually wake up feeling…

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Why Is Skullcap Also Known as Hanxin Grass?

Skullcap, or Scutellaria, is a plant of the Labiatae family. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the dried aerial part of Skullcap is capable of clearing heat and detoxifying, promoting blood…

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Standing Still for Too Long? Try Burdock

Burdock is ranked as one of the most prescribed herbs used by Western herbalists. It has a broad range of applications, but it is most specifically indicated for sciatica and stimulation…

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Ginger: A Warming Herb

Ginger is an Asian herb that is particularly well known to us in the West. Over time, and with trial and error, its stimulating properties and piquant flavor have been…

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The Link Between Depression and Pain

Mind and matter are like the chicken and the egg — and pain, both emotional and physical, is no different. Healers and scientists have long known that mental factors and…

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Say Goodbye to Insomnia

Insomnia affects millions of individuals, their families, and communities. Sufferers have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, or they wake up too early and are unable to get back to…