Chinese Herbal Medicine
The most common Chinese herbs used today are listed below with some (but not all) of their attributes:
Astragalus (Huang Qi)
Stimulates the immune system, helps skin disorders, and can aid in digestion.
Acts as a diuretic to reduce water in the body and has cancer-fighting properites
Improves energy and endurance, reduces fatigue and stress, enhances sexual performance, boosts immune system.
Good for nourishing the blood and regulating menstruation.
Milettia (Ji xue teng )
Good for promoting circulation and relieving menstrual pain.
Chrysanthemum Flower (Juhua)
Good for reducing fever, calming the liver, and improving vision.
Salvia (Dang shen)
Use for invigorating blood circulation, removing blood clots, and tranquilizing the disturbed mind by nourishing the blood.
Alisma (Ze xie)
Used as a diuretic, lower the cholesterol treating edema, diarrhea, dysuria etc.