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“Five immortalities” in Chinese herbal medicine

1, astragalus can regulate blood sugar and lower blood lipids.01300000432220136506847772900

Feature: for women, nourish qi and blood is almost a lifetime task. To nourish qi and blood,tonify spleen is the most important task. Astragalus is the best chinese herbal medicine in nourishing spleen. If cooperate with angelica sinensis, the effect will be better.

Research shows that it can improve human immunity, promote human metabolism, regulate blood sugar, lower blood lipids, but also to enhance the level of antioxidant substances sod in the body and prevent aging.

2, polygonum multiflorum can nourish liver, tonify kidney, boost essence and engender blood.

U9514P1480DT20130823113738Features: polygonum multiflorum sold in pharmacies has raw polygonum multiflorum and cooked polygonum multiflorum. Dry the fresh polygonum multiflorum in the sun or by baking. People call it raw polygonum multiflorum. Mix polygonum multiflorum with black bean sauce, steam to brown and dry into black. People call it prepared radix polygoni multiflori, also cooked polygonum multiflorum. Prepared radix polygoni multiflori nourish liver and kidney and boost essence and blood. It is warm but dry, complementary and not greasy. It is the best medicine for nourishing. For the women with overwork, prepared radix polygoni multiflori is the best tonic medicine. Studies have reported that polygonum multiflorum promote growth of nerve cell and improve the ability of liver cell transformation and metabolism of cholesterol.

3, poria can prevent ageing of the intestines and stomach.2-15012Q6354R03

Features: reducing age can not only refer to the skin, the stomach also the needs anti-aging. Often get indigestion, no appetites, abdominal distention and rumbling stomach, all these situations indicating stomach and intestines grow old. Poria is the best anti-aging medicine. If use poria with codonopsis, chinese yam and semen nelumbinis, the effect will be more excellent.

The study also found that poria can regulate the function of the nervous system, effectively prolong the life of the brain cells, improve the hearing and vision and improve the intelligence and memory.

4, licorice root can stop cough and prevent ageing.

18-140320143I3607Features: licorice root not only can stop cough, but also can strongly prevent aging. Modern women have large work pressure, irregular diet and lifestyle and overthinks, and women prone to fatigue, weakness, insomnia and other symptoms. In view of the deficiency of heart and spleen, honey-fried licorice root is a good medicine. In addition, licorice root also can lower blood pressure, reduce blood lipids, prevent gene mutation and prevent cancer. It is a very good anti-aging herbal medicine.

5, panax notoginseng is the best choice for nourish qi

Features: ginseng is a good thing as we all know. It is good because the ginseng is the best tonic for nourishing qi, but it is not suitable for ordinary women. Compared with ginseng, panax notoginseng is a better choice in the cost and applicability.

Panax notoginseng has the anti-aging effects, which can be described both inside and outside. In the inside: panax notoginseng can expand blood vessels, reduce vascular resistance, increase cardiac output, slow down the heart rate and reduce the oxygen consumption of myocardium and capillary permeability and effectively prevent cardiovascular problems.

In the outside: panax notoginseng can clear the blood stasis, nourish the blood and have a good effect on facial pigmentation due to the qi deficiency.



The Effect and Function of Licorice Root/Gan Cao

 The effect of licorice root/gan cao                                          甘草

Tonify spleen yiqi, clearing heat and removing toxicity, expectorant cough, pain, and the medicine. Be used in spleen and stomach weakness, languid, palpitation and shortness of breath,
Cough phlegm, rou GUI, limb twin acute pain, carbuncle swollen chuangdu, reduce drug toxicity, high.

The function of licorice root/gan cao:

1. Be used for heart qi deficiency, palpitations palpitation, pulse generation, and the spleen and stomach qi deficiency, languid, etc.The former, and cassia twig compatibility, such as cassia twig licorice soup, main licorice soup.The latter, usually used with dangshen, atractylodes, such as sijunzi decoction, the principle of pill.                      

2. Be used for ulcer ulcers, sore throats and so on.Can use, internal or external, or compatibility of the application.Ulcer ulcers, usually used with honeysuckle, forsythia, altogether plays the function of heat-clearing and detoxicating as XianFang alive.Sore throats, often Shared with platycodon grandiflorum, such as characteristics of soup.If the pesticides, food poisoning, often with mung bean or with storm water decoction.

3. Be used for asthma and cough.Can be used alone, or application compatibility of other drugs.Such as wet phlegm cough 2 Chen Shang;Cure cold phlegm cough and gasp the three f mixed Jiang Xinshang;Dry phlegm cough SangXing soup;Cure pulmonary abscess due to toxic heat salivary foul pus sputum platycodon grandiflorum soup;Your cough salivary salivary licorice of spray dry ginger soup, etc.The wind hot cough, cold, hot phlegm cough cough compatibility is often applied.

4. Be used for stomach pain, abdominal pain and gastrocnemius twin acute pain, etc., often Shared with peony, can significantly enhance the curative effect of twin acute pain, such as peony liquorice decoction.

5. Be used for adjusting high harmonic certain drugs.Such as seasoning bearing gas Shang Yongben product function and to ease the rhubarb and mirabilite in gastrointestinal tract irritation.In addition, also used in many prescription of this product to reconcile the medicine.
In addition, modern for gastric and duodenal ulcer, usually used with cuttlefish bone, corrugated board.This product is both diuretic effect, reason often with hay tip as auxiliary medicine for the treatment of thermal spray urine pain.

Western medicine pharmacology, licorice root agent have anti-inflammatory and abnormal reflect the function of the resistance, so mainly as a moderator in western medicine clinic.Relieve a cough expectorant, treatment of sore throat sore throats;Licorice and glycyrrhetinic acid has deoxycorticosterone class effect, had a good effect on chronic disease of adrenal cortex hypofunction.Licorice preparation can promote the formation and secretion of gastric mucus, prolong the life of the epithelial cells, have anti-inflammatory activity, often used for the treatment of chronic ulcer and duodenal ulcer;Licorice flavonoids anti-inflammatory, spasmolysis and acid resistant;Licorice is also one of the main raw material of Dan.

Licorice root is also widely used in food industry, refined candy, candy and gum.Licorice extract is a manufacturer of chocolate emulsifier, still can increase beer wine taste and aroma, improve dark beer consistency and colour and lustre, make some soft drinks and wine;Cigarette taste masking.In the chemical industry, printing and dyeing industry, licorice also have wide USES.