The Treatment of Acute Laryngitis With Chinese Herbs

Cara O. Frank, L.OM. Acute laryngitis is a common clinical complaint caused by severe inflammation of the laryngeal mucous membranes. Symptoms include acute hoarseness, a sore throat, a cough, an aversion to cold, and fever. Most cases result from viral infections, including parainfluenza virus, influenza virus, rhinovirus, coronavirus, and echovirus. On rare occasions, it is […]

New Formula in Stock! San Ren Tang- Three Kernel Decoction

We’re so happy that San Ren Tang has renewed interest. It’s an extraordinary formula. San Ren refers to 3 nuts or, we like to call it 3 kernels, decoction First recorded in the Wen Bing, it’s actions are to open the qi mechanisms in all three burners, clear damp heat and disseminate qi. A general […]


Shi Gao Formulas: Bai Hu Jia Ren Shen Tang Bai Hu Tang Chai Ge Jie Ji Tang Da Qin Jiao Tang Da Qing Long Tang Fang Feng Tong Sheng San Ma Xing Shi Gan Tang Qing Wen Bai Du Yin Qing Zao Jiu Fei Tang Wu Hu Tang Xiao Feng San Xie Huang San Xin […]

A Rose is a Rose

Mei Gui Hua is a Goldilocks herb: It moves qi, but it’s not excessively scattering, and it regulates blood without being excessively dispersing. It harmonizes the Liver, Spleen, and Stomach and regulates menses. It’s neither too hot nor too cold: It’s just right.

Chinese Herbal Strategies for Treating Corona Virus

I can hardly believe that I hosted a Facebook Live lecture on 2/5/20. The focus was on what we knew then about the staging and treatment of Corona Virus using Chinese herbal medicine. Now, 7 whole months later, we’ve learned so much more.

Spotlight on Cough Formulas

In our clinic, it’s already been a harsh winter for the flu. We’ve been handling a range of coughs: wet and phlegmy. Dry and hacking. Phlegm heat, dryness, we’ve treated every iteration. We stay prepared by keeping stocked on many formulas. Let China Herb help keep your patients healthy. If you don’t maintain an in-house […]

Announcing Dr. Wang’s Fertility Formulas!

SUPPORTING OVARIAN RESERVE WITH CHINESE MEDICINE China Herb Company is deeply honored to support the clinical work of Dr. Ann Wang, the President of Treasure of the East. Dr Wang has extensive experience treating female and male infertility. Here, she shares her knowledge of Supporting Ovarian Reserve with Chinese Medicine in the summer 2019 issue of […]

Chinese Herbal Medicine Breakthrough for Asthma & Cough

By Cara Frank, L.OM & Robin Ray Green, L.Ac., MTCM Cara Frank, L.OM., Acupuncturist, Herbalist and founder of China Herb Company, has recently partnered with Robin Ray Green, L.Ac, MTCM, author, educator, and leading pediatric acupuncture expert. Together they have created a new line of formulas for children’s respiratory care to address one of the […]

TCM Kindergarden: Ban Xia and Chen Pi

      We had an Instagram- Facebook Contest a few weeks ago. I posted a query about Ban Xia and Chen Pi. How many formulas can you name with these two herbs, who are great friends. My first herb teacher taught that ban xia and chen pi were the best pair for anything with […]

TCM Kindergarten: Jie Geng and Zhi Ke. An amazing pair to open the chest

How do we know for sure what patterns a formula treats? By understanding its construction. All formulas contain a specific architecture for herbal relationships based on actions and flavors. Learning to see these pairs ( and sometimes triplets) helps us to easily gain insight into what’s happening inside an herbal formula. Yesterday I did a […]

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