Posts Tagged ‘chuan xiong’

Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine for the Treatment of Raynaud’s Disease

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 by Sharon Sherman

Women are more likely than men to have Raynaud’s disease and, perhaps not surprisingly, it’s more common in people who live in colder climates. “Treatment” for Raynaud’s disease often consists of activities like layering clothing, wearing gloves and donning extra thick socks. Some patients take medications deigned to open up or widen their blood vessels […]

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Ligusticum: Chinese Medicine for Seasonal Change

Monday, October 25th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Ligusticum (chuan xiong) is a popular herb in Chinese medicine.  While the root and rhizomes have therapeutic properties, ligusticum is also used for flavoring and fragrance due to its pungent and warm qualities.  Ligusticum’s properties are well suited for autumn and ailments that typically occur during the change of seasons. Ligusticum is featured is the […]

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