Herb of the month

Burdock (Niu Bang Zi)

How about a herb that could help with measles, detoxify your blood, lymphatic system and skin? How about it, may you ask! Burdock, native Chinese herb, has been known to many different cultures for thousands of years for its ability to purify blood, cool internal heat, act as an anti-inflammatory agent and provide antibacterial effects on the human […]

Herb Gan Cao (Licorice Root)
Herb of the month

Gan Cao (Licorice Root)

The root of this amazing herb contains many anti-depressant compounds and is a fantastic alternative to St. John’s Wort. The key therapeutic compound is the glycyrrhizin (50 times sweeter than sugar) and it seems to prevent the breakdown of adrenal hormones such as cortisol (the body’s primary stress-fighting adrenal hormone), making these hormones more available […]