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Herbal Tranquilizers

ZIZYPHUS [酸枣仁, SUAN ZAO REN]

Name : Zizyphus Chinese Name : 酸枣仁 Latin Name : Semen Zizyphi Spinosae Overview This herb is the dried, ripe fruit of Ziziphus jujuba Mill var spinosa (Burge.) Hu ex H.F. Chou of  the family Rhamnaceae. The plant grows mostly in the mountains in the Hebei, Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, and Shaanxi ...

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APOCYNUM [罗布麻, LUO BU MA]

Name : Apocynum Chinese Name : 罗布麻 Latin Name : Herba Apocynum Venetum Overview This herb is the dried leaves, aboveground parts, and root of  red hogbene, Apocynum venetum L. of the family Apocynaceae. It is mainly grown in the Gansu, Hebei, Henan, Jilin, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, and Xinjiang provinces ...

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ALBIZZIA BARK [合歡皮, HE HUAN PI]

Name : Albizzia Bark Chinese Name : 合歡皮 Latin Name : Cortex Albizzia Overview This herb is the dried bark and flowers of  an auspicious tree, Albizzia julibrissin Durazz, or A. kalkora (Roxb.) Prain of  the family Leguminosae. It is mainly grown in the Hebei, Henan, and Hubei provinces of China, ...

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POLYGALA ROOT [元志, YUAN ZHI]

Name : Polygala Root Chinese Name : 元志 Latin Name : Radix Polygalae Overview This herb is the dried roots of Polygala tenuifolia Willd. or P. sibirica L. of the family Polygalaceae. It grows mostly in the Henan, Jilin, Shaanxi, and Shanxi provinces of China, and is collected in the ...

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GANODERMA [靈芝, LING ZHI]

Name : Ganoderma or Reishi Mushrooms Chinese Name : 靈芝 Latin Name : Ganodera Lucidum Overview This herb is the dried mushroom Ganoderma lucidum. Or G. Japocium (Fr). Llyod of th family Polyporaceae. The mushroom grows in the wild, living off different kinds of trees in humid arcas within the southern ...

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ACORUS [石菖蒲, SHI CHANG PU]

Name : Acorus Chinese Name : 石菖蒲 Latin Name : Rhizome Acori Graminei Overview This herb is the dried rhizome of Acorus tatarinowii Schott, of the family Araceae. It is mainly grown in the Jiangsu, Sichuan, and Zhejiang provinces of China, collected in the early spring, washed after the removal ...

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WHITE ATRACTYLODES [白朮, BAI ZHU]

Name : White Atractylodes Chinese Name : 白朮 Latin Name : Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephala Overview This herb is the rhizome of Atractylodes macrocephala Koidz. of the family Compositae. It is grown mainly in the Zhejiang province of China but it also cultivated in the provinces of Hubei, Hunan, Fujian, Anhui, and Jiangxi. ...

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HE HUAN PI [合欢皮, HE HUAN PI]

Name: Albizza Bark / He Huan Pi Chinese Name: 合欢皮 Latin Name: Cortex Albizzia Overview This herb is the dried bark and flowers of an auspicious tree, Albizzia julibrissin Durazz, or A. kalkora Prain of the family Leguminosae. It is mainly grown in the Hebei, Henan and Hubei provinces of ...

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