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Herbs that Adjust Yin/Yang

EUCOMMIA BARK [杜仲, DU ZHONG]

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Name : Eucommia bark Chinese Name : 杜仲 Latin Name : Cortex eucommiae Overview This herb is the dried trunk bark of Eucommia ulmoides Oliv, of the family eucommiaceae. It is mainly grown in the Guizhou, Hubei, Sichuan, and Yunnan provinces of China. The bark is stripped of the tree beetween ...

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ASPARAGUS [天门冬, TIAN MEN DONG]

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Name : Asparagus Chinese Name : 天门冬 or 天冬 Latin Name : Radix Asparagi Overview This herb consists of the dried tuberous roots of Asparagus cochinchinensis (Lour.) Merr, of the family Liliaceae. The best asparagus is grown in the Shandong province. Today, asparagus, a creeping plant with prickly leaves, is ...

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OPHIOPOGON ROOT [麦冬, MAI DONG]

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Name : Ophiopogon Root Chinese Name : 麦门冬 or  麦冬 Latin Name : Radix Ophiopogonis Overview This herb is the dried root tuber of Ophiopogon japonicus (Thunb.) Ker-Gawl, of the family Liliaceae. It grows in all part of China. Ophiopogon is harvested in summer, washed clean, the rootlets are removed, ...

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