Posts Tagged ‘sinusitis’

Ligusticum (Chuan Xiong) Chinese Herb Benefits: Treat Seasonal Change Symptoms

Monday, October 25th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Ligusticum wallichii (chuan xiong) is a popular herb in Chinese medicine. It is known by many names, but often referred to by Chinese medicine practitioners in the US as “Sichuan lovage root.” While the root and rhizomes have therapeutic properties, ligusticum is also used to flavor food and add fragrance to cosmetics because of its warm […]


Treatment of Sinus Infection with Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Some 30 million Americans suffer from sinusitis, or sinus infection.  Typically associated with a cold or allergy episode, sinus tissue swells and production of watery mucus increases, causing blocked breathing and a heavy-headed feeling.   Symptoms of sinusitis include: thick, yellow/green mucus, indicating bacterial infection; nasal congestion; sinus headache and/or facial pressure; sometimes even fever and […]