Formulas

Chinese Herb Formulas for Ear Infections on Sale!

Recently, Cara posted an excerpt of a chapter from her book TCM Case Studies, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders, published by Peoples Medical Publishing House on the treatment of Otitis Media. We wanted to promote the blog with a sale on the formulas that are discussed in the excerpt. For the month of July, these formulas can be…

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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 and stabilizing the defensive qi. The formula intelligently repurposes classical formulas, such as…

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Understanding Ba Wei Chu Fan Tang Eight Flavor Tea to Relieve Vexation

Ba Wei Chu Fan Tang Eight Flavor Tea to Relieve Vexation Ingredients: 半夏 Ban Xia Rh Pinelliae ternatae 厚朴 Hou Po Cx Magnoliae officinalis 紫蘇梗 Zi Su Geng Cl. Perillae frutescentis 茯苓 Fu Ling Scl Poriae cocos 連翹 Lian Qiao Fr Forsythiae suspensae 黃苓 Huang Qin Rx Scutellariae baicalensis 梔子 Shan Zhi Zi Fr Gardeniae…

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Photo Album: Formula Friday

Bu Yang Huang Wu Tang   Check your herb ID knowledge with our pictures of Classical Chinese Herb Formulas. Follow us on Facebook and Pinterest  for our weekly Formula Friday contest. Guess the formula and win coupons towards purchases. 

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Using Heat Clearing Herbs to Calm the Spirit

Cara O. Frank, L.OM. Dipl. OM. Introduction: Chinese medicine has always understood and treated the body and the spirit on a continuum. Throughout history, references to emotional experiences are often (but not always) described in terms of their physical symptoms. The impact that heat-clearing herbs and formulas have on the spirit is often underestimated. The…

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