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.
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 […]
Short PDF on using Chinese herbs to treat fractures
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
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.
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 best selling formulas for injury management are 20% off until 9/15/15 http://china-herb-co.myshopify.com
Photo Album: Cool Acrid Herbs that Release the Exterior
Bo He – Menthae Herba- Mint Meridians: Lung, Liver Properties: Acrid, Aromatic, Cooling Bo he is featured in at least 14 classical formula, including:
The Treatment of Vertigo And Ménière’s Disease with TCM
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 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.