If you’re having digestive problems, you may not think about Chinese herbs as a treatment. However, there are a number of useful herbs that are compiled into formulas in TCM that can promote good digestion and relieve your symptoms. TCM stands for Traditional Chinese Medicine and is a way to describe the use of Chinese … [Read more...]
Indigestion? Try Chinese Herbal Medicine
What do you eat when you get sick or have an upset stomach? In Chinese medicine, one of the most common foods to soothe cranky digestion is a thick, grain-based soup called a congee*. It’s traditionally made with rice, but it can also be make with other grains, such as barley, millet and even wheat. Essentially, congee is … [Read more...]
Hawthorn Fruit: A Chinese Herb that’s Great for Digestion and Hearth Health!
Hawthorn trees are similar to crabapple trees. Both produce white or pink flowers in the spring and a dark red fruit in the fall. The fruit of both trees tends to stay on the branches until the following spring, and both provide good food for wintering birds. One big difference between hawthorn and crabapple is that the … [Read more...]