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Category Archives: Chinese Herbs

Chinese Medicine and Headaches

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By Dr. Jiao “Alex” Huang, MSc. D.T.C.M., R.Ac. If you are suffering from headache, TCM is good for it. It is a very common problem and chronic and repeated are its features. Some headaches come from weather or/and location change. For example it is windy or cold. Or location changes from dry area to moist […]

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Spring is finally here!

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Spring is finally here! Or on its way here to Calgary… We will soon have flowers blooming, lots of sun lights, people wearing colorful clothes; all of which bring good moods and vibes to us. Hopeful thoughts on Calgary! 🙂 What Spring means in TCM? Spring belongs to our liver. This means that the liver […]

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Ren Shen (Ginseng) | Boost Your Energy

Name of Herb: Ren Shen ( Ginseng) Main Use: Boosting Qi (Vital Energy) Availability: Chinese Medicine Clinic, Chinese Herbal Store Description: Strongly tonify primary Qi, enhance digesting, stop diarrhea, tonify lung, stop asthma, generate fluid, stop thirst, it is commonly used for low energy or fatigue, chronic diarrhea or indigestion, chronic cough or asthma, or […]

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Herbs: Huang Qi (Astragalus) | Boost Your Immune System

Name of Herb: Huang Qi (Astragalus) Main Use: Boosting Immune System Availability: By prescription only Description: Tonify Qi, consolidate body surface,and promote urination.It is commonly used for patients has fatigue, frequently catching cold, profuse spontaneous sweating or edema.  Modern research has showed that Huang Qi(Astragalus)  is thatnumber one herb that has strong effect on boosting […]

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