Classical Herbal Recipe for Healing Cold and Flu in Summer (Chinese Medicine Herbal Recipe Series)

Classical Herbal Recipe for Healing Cold and Flu in Summer (Chinese Medicine Herbal Recipe Series)

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Description:
This recipe is very useful for healing common cold, flu (influenza), stomach flu, and acute gastroenteritis in summer. In the summer season, over-intake of cold foods and drinks and prolonged exposure to cold may cause these diseases.

These diseases may [...]

Fructus Ziziphi Jujubae (Da Zao) – Nourishes the blood and calms the mind

Scientific name:
Ziziphus jujuba Mill.

Family:
Rhamnaceae

Parts used:
Fruit

Actions:
Hypotensive
Oral administration increases the level of cAMP and decreases the level of cGMP in plasma and in leukocytes
Protects the liver from damage

TCM effects:
Invigorates the spleen and stomach
Moderates the potency of drugs
Nourishes the blood and calms the mind

Uses:
Anaphylactoid purpura
Bronchial asthma
Fatigue
Insomnia
Loose stools
Poor appetite
Restlessness
Toxicity or side effects of potent [...]

Saw Palmetto – Antiseptic, Diuretic

Scientific name:
Serenoa repens, Sabal serrulata

Other names:
American dwarf palm tree, cabbage palm, sabal, serenoa, shrub palmetto Parts used: Fruits, seeds

Chemical contents:
Carbohydrates, steroidal compounds, beta-sitosterol, flavonoids, tannins, volatile oil, capric, caproic, caprylic, lauric, oleic, palmitic acids, resin

Actions:
Anabolic
Anti-androgen effects
Antiseptic
Diuretic
Hormonal
Inhibits the production of dihydrotestosterone
Stimulates the appetite

Uses:
Cystitis
Poor appetite
Prostatic enlargement
Sex-hormone imbalances
Testicular atrophy
Urination problems and early stages of [...]