Monthly Archives: May 2014

TCM – Ho She Wu – Longevity Herb

Ho She Wu – Longevity Herb What is it? Ho She Wu, also written He Shou Wu, or any combination of these words, is a root based herb. To be made into it’s Tonic form, the type we’re interested in … Continue reading

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TCM – White Atractylodes – Stoke your Digestive Fire

White Atractylodes – Stoke your Digestive Fire What is it? White Atractylodes herb is a root related to the Ginger plant, tradionally used to treat physical and mental fatigue, diarrhea, edema, dizziness and to lower blood sugar levels. As a … Continue reading

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TCM – Dang Gui – Blood Cleanser

Dang Gui – Blood Cleanser What is it? Dang Gui, also known as Chinese Angelica Root, has been traditionally used for thousands of years as a blood tonic, most commonly for women, to help them build blood (women are much … Continue reading

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TCM – Dendrobium – Hydrator and Nourisher

Dendrobium – Hydrator and Nourisher What is it? Dendrobium is the stem of an orchid traditionally used primarily to replenish fluids, including such conditions as dry mouth, stomach pain, mouth sores, sunstroke, and other conditions caused by dry weather, pollution … Continue reading

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TCM – Cat’s Claw – Immune Supporter

Cat’s Claw – Immune Supporter What is it? Cat’s Claw herb gets it’s name from the hooks that exist on this vine, of which the bark and root are most commonly used. It’s traditionally been used for curing all kinds … Continue reading

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TCM- Chaga – Life Extender

Chaga – Life Extender What is it? Known as the “Gift from God” and the “Mushroom of Immortality,” Chaga is unique among all mushrooms, even among the ‘Noble’ tree mushroom family it’s a part of.. Most notably, it’s the most … Continue reading

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6 Air Purifying House Plants

6 Air Purifying House Plants  1. Bamboo Palm: According to NASA, it removes formaldahyde and is also said to act as a natural humidifier.2. Snake Plant: Found by NASA to absorb nitrogen oxides and formaldahyde.3. Areca Palm: One of the … Continue reading

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