The history of the Chinese medicinal herbs dates back to thousands of years. The use of Chinese healing herbs and their curative properties is one of the oldest forms in healing in human history. These traditional medicinal approaches can effectively heal a multiple of diseases of ancient as well as of present times. The health benefits that are found from the Chinese herbs are very effective and play a holistic mind, body and spirit approach in healing wide variety of illnesses. Traditional Chinese medicine incorporates a variety of techniques with unique Chinese herbs and promotes the healing of various diseases by harmonizing and balancing the physical body with the emotional, spiritual and environmental territory.
American Ginseng: This is a popular Chinese medicinal herb called Xi Yang Shen. This herb is commonly used for enhancing the mental and physical vigor, resistance to environmental stress, aids against depression caused by stress and exhaustion. This herb is used for dealing with gastritis, anemia, diabetics, impotence, insomnia, fever, convulsions, disorder of pregnancy and child birth, headache, dizziness, hangover, memory loss, rheumatism, loss of appetite, cystic fibrosis, stamina, vomiting, colitis, aging and so on.
Astragalus: Astragalus also known as Huang qi, is a precious herb found in China that has been widely used by the Chinese herbalists. It belongs to Fabaceae family and has proven its positive influence on human health. This herb is popularly used to stimulate the immune system and thereby resist diseases. Astragalus also helps in treating diabetes as well as heart diseases and also in reducing the blood pressure. The intake of this herb is also effective in increasing the stamina and energy of a person.
Black Cohosh: Black Cohosh also known as Sheng Ma, Bugbane, American veratrum, etc. is a Chinese herb that belongs to the Liliaceae family. This herb helps in combating PMS (Pre-Menstrual Syndrome) like hot flashes and vaginal dryness. This herb also evens out hormonal levels, improves uterine cramps and also aids in averting breast cancer. This herb also helps in fighting insomnia, fatigue, prolapse as well as shortness of breath. This herb also helps in dealing with painful and swelling gums.
Chamomile, dong quai, fo ti, garlic, ginger root, gingko biloba. Gotu kota, grape seed, green tea are a few other Chinese herbs that have lots and lots of health benefits.