Huang Qin is a widely used plant in Chinese herbal medicine with a range of applications. To understand all of these applications, I will start by discussing the category Huang Qin belongs to and then describe in further detail the particular qualities of this versatile plant.
In many ways, Tulsi works at a more subtle level, helping the body, mind, and spirit make more room and capacity for what you want to carry and kicking out what's no longer useful, including emotions and thoughts that have stagnated or weighed you down. Tulsi's motion is one of...
Candace and Christina Sanchez talk about using Mullein for Asthma, spinal injury, digestion, urinary tract health, and respiratory health. They cover the basic energetics of Mullein, aka Verbascum thapsus,
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article - Angelica is generally considered a warm, sweet or pungent, building herb that moves blood and opens pathways, allowing dampness and stuck or lingering pain to clear. In modern herbal tradition, A. archangelica and A. sinensis have become most popular as Women's Medicine.
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article. "A leaf of Sage a day will keep the Alzheimer's away" could be the modern motto for our beloved common Sage, or Salvia officinalis. Common Sage and Red Sage, aka Dan Shen or S. miltiorrhiza, both improve thought patterns and have long been associated with the kind of calm, Sage wisdom we've sought in our Elders.
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article. Traditional Western Herbalism, TCM, and Ayurveda energetics for Cottonwood, Poplar, and Balm of Gilead are generally warming and drying. Cottonwood is used for pain relief and infection prevention.