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Some traditional Chinese medicines for treatment of diabetes


The major effect is to nourish qi. There is a theory believes that, qi deficiency is the major cause of diabetes, so the key for the treatment of diabetes is to nourish qi. In addition, modern medicine also proves that astragalus polysaccharides have bi-directional regulation of blood sugar.

Radix salviae miltiorrhizae:

Invigorate the circulation of blood, promote the circulation of blood, cool the blood and nourish blood. Also can remove blood stasis and free the network vessels. Radix salviae miltiorrhizae contains a variety of tanshinone, which can significantly improve the glucose metabolism, reduce blood sugar and lower blood pressure.

Paeonia lactiflora:

Clear heat, cool blood and remove blood stasis. Modern pharmacology proved that it can improve resistance of insulin, reducing blood sugar and lower blood lipid

Goji berry:

Chinese literature records that goji berry can tonify kidney, nourish the liver, cure yin deficiency of liver and kidney and treat diabetes. In recent years, the study also shows that goji berry has a good effect on lowering blood sugar.

Coptis Chinensis:

It is cold in property with bitter taste. Mainly clear heat. It can be used for patients with diabetes with internal heat symptoms.

Radix rehmanniae:

Nourish yin and clear heat. It can lower blood sugar reposefully.

Chinese yam:

Nourish kidney and qi, tonify qi and relieve consumptive thirst.


Calm the mind, protect liver, lower blood sugar and prevent bacteria.

Of course, it should be noted that, as one Chinese medicine of the prescriptions, any one of the above herbs is not a panacea, which can not be brought alone. When dispense medicines, the doctor should accord to the specific conditions of patients to combine with other herbs. Thus, comprehensive treatment can play to good effect.


 Lower blood sugar, recommend some traditional Chinese medicines

Radix salviae miltiorrhizae:

15 grams of radix salvia miltiorrhizae, 15 grams of pollen, 15 grams of pueraria lobata, 20 grams of astragalus, 7 grams of schisandra chinensis, 10 grams of honeysuckle stem and 10 grams of radix scrophulariae.  Function: it can treat diabetes with high blood coagulation and hyperlipidemia.

Rehmannia root (unprocessed rehmannia root, Radix Rehmanniae Preparata):

Unprocessed rehmannia root always match with Asparagus Cochinchinensis, goji berry and so on.

For example, 30 grams of unprocessed rehmannia root, 30 grams of astragalus 20 grams of chinese yam from henan, 20 grams of rhizoma anemarrhenar, 20 grams of pueraria lobata, 20 grams of gypsum (decoct first), 20 grams of oyster shell each, 15 grams of radix scrophulariae, 15 grams of goji berry, 15 grams of rhizoma atractylodis, 15 grams of poria, 15 grams of radix codonopsis, 10 grams of radix ophiopogonis, 10 grams of schisandra chinensis, 5 grams of coptis chinensis.

The corn stigma: corn stigma for diabetes of experimental animals has significant effects on decreasing blood sugar, and has the effect on improving diabetes mellitus, hypertension and kidney disease.

Materials: 45 grams of corn stigma, 30 grams of Astragalus, 15 grams of atractylodes and 1 pig pancreas.

Method: strew all materials. Take for 1 day for therapeutic purposes.

Rhizoma Anemarrhenar:

Materials: 12 grams of rhizoma anemarrhenar, 12 grams of snakegourd root, radix ophiopogonis and 5 grams of coptis chinensis.

Method: decoct with water.

Function: improve thirsty, polydipsia other symptoms of diabetes.

Goji berry: the extract of goji berry can inrease diabetes blood sugar of the experimental animal and improve the blood lipids and dysphotia.

Materials: 25 grams of goji berry, 25 grams of schisandra chinensis, 25 grams of radix scrophulariae and 25 grams of rhizoma polygonati.

Method: decoct with water

Function: it can improve the symptoms of diabetes.

Ginseng: Ginseng extract have a curative effect on early light diabetes, which can decrease the urine sugar and lower blood sugar as 40 mg.  After stopping take drug, the efficacy is still sustainable for more two weeks. For people with light diabetes, ginseng can be combined with unprocessed rehmannia root. For people with the middle and serious diabetes, ginseng should be combined with insulin, because the two have a synergistic effect on lowering blood sugar. Ginseng daily dosage is 9 ~ 3 grams.

Recommend six kinds of the most effective traditional Chinese medicine for anti aging

  1. Astragalus

Modern research has found that astragalus not only can expand the coronary artery, improve supply of myocardial blood and improve immunity, but also can delay the process of cellular senescence.

  1. Polygonum multiflorum

Modern research found that polygonum multiflorum can promote the growth of nerve cells and play the role of adjuvant therapy in neurasthenia and other diseases of the nervous system. And it can regulate serum cholesterol, lower blood sugar and improve liver cell transformation and metabolism of cholesterol. Polygonum multiflorum also has good antioxidant effect.

  1. Ginseng

Modern research found that it also has effects on antioxidant, anti-aging and anti fatigue. Protect liver, regulate cardiovascular function and stimulate hematopoietic function.

  1. Panax notoginseng

Modern research has found that the chemical composition, pharmacological effects and clinical application of panax notoginsen is similar with the ginseng. The total saponins content exceeds the ginseng. Panax notoginsen can expand blood vessels, reduce blood vessel resistance, increase cardiac output, slow down the heart rate and reduce myocardial oxygen consumption and blood capillary permeability. In the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, it has more obvious advantages than ginseng.

  1. Goji berry

Resist arteriosclerosis, reduce blood sugar, promote the growth of liver cells, enhance body and has an effect on anti-aging.

  1. Ganoderma

Modern research has confirmed that ganoderma has regulatory effects on nervous system, respiratory system and cardiovascular system. It can regulate immunity, remove free radicals, balance metabolism and directly influence the process of human aging.


Recommend several kinds of essential sweet traditional Chinese medicine

Not all Chinese medicine has bitter taste and also has sweet medicine. Sweet medicine has function of health care and treatment.  Standing these sweet medicines in the home not only has effects on diet and health, but also helps cure the sick.  Thus, you might as well buy them and restore at home for possible period of want or need.

Goji berry treats dryness of eye.

Goji berry is neutral in nater with sweet taste. It can nourish kidney, moisten lung, tonify liver and improve eyesight.

If there are chronic atrophic gastritis patients in home, you can do the following method. Take appropriate amount of goji berry from Ningxia. Wash with clean water, dry by baking, crush, and then package separately. Take 20 grams per day and take two times when stomach is empty. 2 months as a course of treatment, during this period, stop taking other traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine.

If the old has night xerostomia, you can do the following method. Take 30 grams of goji berry, wash with water and chew before going to bed. Generally 10 days later, it can be effective.

For male with infertility, you can do the following method. Take 15 grams of goji berry and wash with clear water. In the night, chew fine and then swallow, 2 months as a course of treatment, during take medicine, people should appropriately forbid sexual intercourse.

Codonopsis treats qi deficiency.

Codonopsis is neutral in nature with sweet taste. It has effects on invigorating spleen and replenishing qi, nourishing lung, preventing cancer, lowering blood pressure, resisting anoxia, and preventing aging and it also can enhance the immunity of the human body, improve the activity of superoxide dismutase (SOD), enhance the elimination of free radicals, regulate the gastrointestinal motility, prevent ulcer, inhibit gastric acid secretion and reduce the activity of pepsin.

Chinese yam treats spleen deficiency.

Chinese yam is neutral in nature with sweet taste. It has the role of supplementing qi, nourishing yin, invigorating spleen, lung and kidney. For children with weakness of the spleen and stomach, poor appetite and sometimes diarrhea, people let the children eat Chinese yam, which often receive unexpected results.  Chinese yam has a certain effect on the elderly with chronic cough and shortness due to weakness of the lung qi and aching lumbus and limp legs and nocturia due to deficiency of kidney. For people with physical weak after the illness and needing long-term be nursed back to health people, Chinese yam is a tonic with high quality and low price. Note: it can be used in soup and porridge.

Tangerine peel can warm stomach and remove phlegm.

Tangerine peel has fragrance and spicy and bitter taste. It can help digestion.  It contains components as volatile oil and hesperidin and vitamin B, vitamin C, and the volatile oil  have mild stimulating effect on gastrointestinal tract, which can promote the secretion of digestive juice, eliminate intestinal pneumatosis and increase appetite.

Chrysanthemum treats cold.

Chrysanthemum can dispel wind, clear heat, nourish liver and improve eyesight. It is used for anemopyretic cold, headache, dizziness, bloodshot eyes and dim-sighted eyes. It can expand arteria coronaria, increase blood flow and strengthen the resistance of blood capillary.  Chrysanthemum glycosides have effects on lowering blood pressure. It is used for anemopyretic cold, fever, dizziness, liver with heat, bloodshot eyes with tears, or deficiency of liver, kidney and yin, dim eyesight; hyperactivity of liver yang, headache, vertigo sore and ulcer and painful swelling. In modern, it also used in coronary heart disease and hypertension.


The various methods of cooking Goji Berry

QQ截图20150818110245Goji berry tea:

Goji berry can take throughout all the year. It is suitable to make a cup of tea in summer, but the best is to soak tea in the afternoon. It can improve the physique and be conducive to sleep. However, something should be noted that goji berry is unfavorable to match with green tea. Goji berry is suitable for chrysanthemum, honeysuckle, sterculia scaphigera and rock candy to soak together. People with eyestrain on computer are especially suitable to take.

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goji berry is suitable to cook porridge in winter and it can match with all kinds of porridges.

Stew goji berry with mutton:

It is also very suitable for consumption in winter.

Fry goji berry with mushrooms:

After adding goji berry, homemade cooking will have a good taste. For example fry goji berry with mushrooms is a vegetable dish with good color and taste.

Goji berry and corn soup:

It has delicious taste and beautiful color.

Goji berry has two magic effects: whitening, beautifying, nourishing and tonifying yang.21-130313161TD63

For women: often eat goji berry can have effect on whitening and beautifying. Furtherer more, goji berry has quietly entered the foreign supermarket,more and more people gradually come to understand that goji berry has higher vitamin  content than the orange, beta carotene content higher than carrots and  higher iron content than steak.

For men: more attractive point is that goji berry can have an effect on strengthening yang. Thus, smart businesses in britain simply called goji berry “fruit viagra”.

Unsuitable crowd: goji berry is not suitable for all people to take. Due to its quite strong effect on warming body, people with cold, fever, body inflammation, diarrhea and hypertension are forbidden to take.

Reasonable dosage: generally speaking, healthy adults eat about 20 grams per day of goji berry, it will be more appropriate. If you want to get better effect of treatment, the best is to eat 30 grams or so.


Four classical prescription of Chinese medicine treating hypertension

  1. mulberry leaf and yellow chrysanthemum tea1402037077714

Materials: 30grams of mulberry leaf, 10 grams of yellow chrysanthemum

Method: wash the materials and put into marmite with appropriate water. Decoct with soft fire and take juice without residue. Take orally and t times a day.

Function: it can treat hypertension and dizziness.

  1. Goji berry juice1aaa30d04c4bb848

Materials: 500 grams of goji berry stem and leaf

Method: Cook stem and leaf of goji berry with appropriate water. Drink juice.

Function: goji berry can calm the liver, nourish qi and boost essence. It is the best tonic food for people with hypertension. Especially, it is suitable for the older.

  1. radix puerariae power and chrysanthemum tea76952bca8fa8253bbf09e610

Materials: 20 grams of chrysanthemum, 50 grams of radix puerariae power and appropriate of honey

Method: bake chrysanthemum and grind i

nto powder. Add it into boiling radix puerariae paste. Mix with small honey. Take once every day.

Function: it can treat hypertension.

  1. treasures teashop-4C694DDA-C7C23607000000000000000121029319.1

Materials: 60 grams of Pu’er tea, 60 grams of chrysanthemum, 60 grams of momordica grosvenori

Method: grind all the materials into powder. Use gauze bag (crypta bags is better). Each bag has 20 grams. Take once every day with one bag. Brew with boiling water for 10 minutes. Drink slowly when worm.

Function: it can treat nourish liver and benefit kidney. It can treat hypertension.