Anti-oxidant rich coffee may prevent gout

June 1, 2007  
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Lingzhi slows progress of Alzheimer’s

January 23, 2008  
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CM NEWS – The legendary lingzhi mushroom has been shown to have another potential therapeutic function: to slow the progress of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Medical plants ‘face extinction’, magnolia included

January 19, 2008  
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BBC – Hundreds of medicinal plants are at risk of extinction, threatening the discovery of future cures for disease, according to experts.

Over 50% of prescription drugs are derived from chemicals first identified in plants. Read more

Bilingual Terms – Roots 5

January 15, 2008  
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161 ??? Radix Ventilaginis Leiocarpae Snoothfruit Ventilago Root
162 ????? Radix Incarvilleae Luteae Yellowflower Incarvillea Root
163 ?? Rhizoma Atractylodis Lanceae Swordlike Atractylodes Rhizome
164 ??? Rhizoma Atractylodis Chinensis Chinese Atractylodes Rhizome
165 ??? Rhizoma Atractylodis Japonicae Japanese Atractylodes Rhizome
166 ?? Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae Largehead Atractylodes Rhizome
167 ??? Radix Cirsii Japonici Japanese Thistle Root
168 ??? Rhizoma Cirsii Setosi Setose Thistle Rhizome
169 ??? Radix Arctii Lappae Great Burdock Root
170 ?? Radix Aucklandiae Costus Root; Common Aucklandia Root
171 ??? Radix Inulae Elecampane Inula Root
172 ??? Radix Vladimiriae Souliei Common Vladimiria Root
173 ??? Radix Dahliae Pinnatae Common Dahlia Root Tuber; Garden Dahlia Root Tuber
174 ?? Radix Stemmacanthae Uniflori Common Swisscentaury Root
175 ???? Radix Echinopsis Latifolii Broadleaf Globethistle Root
176 ?? Radix Asteris Tatarici Tartarian Aster Root and Rhizome
177 ???? Rhizoma Asteris Souliei Soulie Aster Rhizome; Tibet Aster Rhizome
178 ??? Radix Serratulae Chinensis Chinese Sawwort Root
179 ??? Radix Seu Herba Syneilesis Aconitifoliae Aconiteleaf Syneilesis Root or Herb
180 ?? Radix Dichroae Antifebrile Dichroa Root
181 ??? Rhizoma Seu Herb Bergeniae Purpurascentis Purple Bergenia Rhizome
182 ??? Rhizoma Seu Herba Astilbes Chinensis Chinese Astilbe Rhizome or Herb
183 ??? Radix Schizophragmatis Integrifoliae Chinese Hydrangeavine Root
184 ??? Radix Pseudostellariae Different Leaves Pseudostellaria Root
185 ??? Radix Stellariae Lanceolatae Lanceolate Dichotomous Starwort Root
186 ????? Radix Gypsophilae Oldhamianae Oldham Gypsophila Root
187 ??? Radix Seu Herba Silenes Gracilicaulis Slenderstem Silene Root or Herb
188 ??? Radix Psammosilenes Tunicoidis Tuniclike Psammosilene Root
189 ??? Radix Anisodi Acutanguli Acutangular Anisodus Root
190 ??? Radix Anisodi Breviflori Breviflower Anisodus Root
191 ???? Radix Scopoliae Carniolicoidis Common Scopolia Root
192 ??? Radix Physochlainae Funneled Physochlaina Root
193 ??? Rhizoma Hemsleyae Amabilis Lovely-flower Hemsleya Tuber
194 ?? Rhizoma Hemsleyae Chinensis Chinese Hemsleya Tuber
195 ??? Bulbus Bolbostemmatis Paniculate Bolbostemma Bulb
196 ??? Radix Trichosanthis Snakegourd Root
197 ????? Radix Trichosanthis Rosthornii Rosthorn Snakegourd Root
198 ??? Radix Cucumis Sativi Cucumber Root
199 ??? Radix Cucurbitae Moschatae Cushaw Root
200 ?? Rhizoma et Radix Valerianae Pseudofficinalis Chinese Common Valeriana Rhizome

Asparagus root lowers cholesterol, nurtures heart

September 3, 2007  
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CM NEWS – Asparagus roots, or tian dong (?? or ???) can lower cholesterol and blood lipid, thus help prevent atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular diseases, a new study says. Read more

New Chinese medicine formula ups sperm quality

August 12, 2007  
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CM NEWS – A Chinese medicine formula “Sperm Increasing Granule” derived by TCM doctors in China shows promising results in improving quality of sperms of infertile men.

The Zengjing or “Sperm Increasing” Granule (????) is a new TCM formula came out from the Chengdu TCM University. The content of “Sperm Increasing Granule” includes: Read more

Ancient ‘Sperm-gathering Pill’ energizes sperms: new study

July 15, 2007  
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sperm and eggCM NEWS – A special pill made out of fish maws and milkvetch seeds can energize sperms which otherwise don’t swim progressive enough to fertilize an egg, according to a new study.

Jujingwan (???), or the “Sperm-gathering Pill” formula was included in Chapter Four of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) traditional Chinese medicine classic “Gynecological Treatment Standard” (????????, or??????). Read more

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