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Herbs that Regulate Digestion & Elimination

GERMINATED BARLEY [麥芽, MAI YA]

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Name : Germinated Barley Chinese Name : 麥芽 Latin Name : Fructus Hordei Germinatus Overview This herb is the dried, germinated ripe fruit of Hordeum vulgare L. of the family Gramineae, available in every provinces of China. Like hawthorn, this medicinal agent is a stomachic that improves digestion. It is ...

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HAWTHORN [山楂, SHAN ZHA]

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Name : Hawthorn Chinese Name : 山楂 Latin Name : Fructus Crataegi Overview This herb is the dried ripe  fruit of Crataegus pinnatifida Bge. and C. cuneata. Sieb. Of the family Rosaceae. It is widely grown throughout the mountainous region of  north and south China. After harvesting in autumn,  the fruit ...

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RHUBARB [大黄, DA HUANG]

Name : Rhubarb Chinese Name : 大黄 Latin Name : Radix et Rhizoma Rhei Overview This herb is the dried root and rhizome of  Rheum palmatum L., R. tanguticun maxim. Ex Balf, or  R. officinale Baill of the family  Polygonaceae. It is mainly grown in the Qinghai, Gansu,  Sichuan, And ...

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EVODIA FRUIT [吳茱萸, WU ZHU YU]

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Name : Evodia Fruit Chinese Name : 吳茱萸 Latin Name : Fructus evodiae Overview This herb is the fruit of Evodia rutaecarpa (Juss) Benth. of the family Rutaceae. It is mainly grown in the Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Hubei, Saanxi, Sichuan, and Yunnan provinces of China. It is harvested in autumn ...

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