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.
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.
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 […]
Several Years ago, I had the privilege of being a featured speaker and the first annual Sports Acupuncture Alliance. As promised, here is the short handout on Fractures I didn’t have time to present
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.
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 best selling formulas for injury management are 20% off until 9/15/15 http://china-herb-co.myshopify.com
Bo He – Menthae Herba- Mint Meridians: Lung, Liver Properties: Acrid, Aromatic, Cooling Bo he is featured in at least 14 classical formula, including:
The following is an excerpt from one of my book chapters on TCM Case Histories: Eye, Ears, Nose, and Throat Disorders. Vertigo Due To Auricular Illness encompasses vertigo as well as Ménière’s disease. Vertigo is defined as the illusion of motion. It can include chronic or intermittent sensations of loss of balance. The causes of […]
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.