Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
- Aristolochia Clematis
- Astragalus membranaceus
- Banxia Houpo Tang
- Bing Gan Tang
- Bupleurum, Minor
- Chinese Herbs
- Chinese Patent Remedies
- Coptis Formula
- Fuzheng Jiedu Tang
- Hange Koboku-To
- Herbs, Chinese
- Jianpi Wenshen Recipe
- Magnolia and Pinelliae Formula
- Minor Bupleurum
- Shuang Huang Lian
- Tripterygium Hypoglaucum Hutch
- Yi Zhu Decoction
Other Proposed Uses
- Cancer Treatment Support
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Colds and Flus
- HIV Support
- Infertility in Women
- Irregular Menstruation
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Menstrual Pain
- Muscle Spasms
- Respiratory Infections
- Sexual Dysfunction in Men
- Stroke Rehabilitation
- Tension Headache
- Weight Loss
History of Chinese Herbal Medicine
Principles of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
Types of Chinese Herbal Remedies
What Is Chinese Herbal Medicine Used for Today?
What Is the Scientific Evidence for Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine?
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Rehmannia glutinosa
- Scutellaria baicalensis
- Polygonatum sibiricum
- Ginkgo biloba
- Epimedium sagittatum
- Psoralea corylifolia
- Schisandra chinensis
- Prunus mume
- Ledebouriella divaricata
- Angelica dahurica
- Astragalus membranaceus
- Ledebouriella seseloides
- Potentilla chinensis
- Akebia clematidis
- Rehmannia glutinosa
- Paeonia lactiflora
- Lophatherum gracile
- Dictamnus dasycarpus
- Tribulus terrestris
- Glycyrrhiza uralensis
- Schizonepeta tenuifolia
Other Uses for Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
How to Choose a Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
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