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Cara Frank

HERBS THAT CLEAR HEAT AND DRAIN FIRE​

SHÍ GĀO 石膏 GYPSUM FIBROSUM GYPSUM Channels: Lung, Stomach Temperature: Very Cold Taste: Sweet, Acrid 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

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Cara Frank

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.

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Cara Frank

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

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Cara Frank

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

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How to Apply San Huang San

We thought you might enjoy this short video of me applying San Huang San to my sprained ankle. San Huang San is a traditional formula that has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for hundreds of years. Most of us like

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Cara Frank

Bi Choo-The Cedar Fever Easer

Bi Choo For Sniveling Sneeze Bi Choo is based on Professor Tan Jing-Shu’s Wēn Yáng Qū Fēng Tāng (Yang-Warming and Wind-Dispelling Decoction) and combines the treatment principles of dispelling wind-cold, warming and tonifying the kidney yang, nourishing the kidney yin, stopping pain

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Cara Frank

Forsythia: the Harbinger of Spring!

In Chinese medicine, Lián Qiào, Forsythiae Fructus连翘 is used as a heat clearing medicinal. The name translates as lián “wagon” and qiào “ a kind of ancient cart. This refers to the shape of the bud which somewhat resembles ancient wagons[1].

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Cara Frank

Cara’s Featured on the PinPoint Performance Podcast

Why? Because we love alliteration! No, seriously, Cara is honored that Chad Bong has interviewed her to discuss Chinese herbs, injuries, and other topics. Part One is live and you can listen here: http://www.pinpointperformance.training/home-2/homex/home-2/podcast/p4-ep-6-cara-frank-pt-1-2/ To celebrate, we’re having a sale! Our

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Cara Frank

The Treatment of Bells Palsy in TCM

The following is an excerpt from book TCM Case Studies: Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders, published by Peoples Medical Publishing House.  The full chapter with comparison cases and more discussion will be in the book. I hope that you find this helpful.

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