Chinese Herbal Reference Chart
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Common uses and Actions of Chinese herbs, Native American herbs and Western herbs.

 

Common uses and Actions of Chinese herbs, Native American herbs  and Western herbs.
 

Common Name

Common Uses

Actions

Combined with

Arnica Flowers

Topical Bruises and Sprains

Strains, sprains, over- exertion

Comfrey Root

Astragalus Cold & Flu Enhances the immune system and restores peripheral circulation Pau D Arco, Garlic,
Schisandra, Echinacea

Billberry

Eye care (night vision)

Antioxidant, Eye Disorders, Stabilizes Collagen, Vascular Disorders

Eyebright, Rosehips

Boswellia

Arthritis, sports Injuries

Anti-inflammatory, Sedative

Quercetin

Burdock Root

Blood Cleanser

Skin Conditions and Boils

Yellow Dock, Milk Thistle

Calendula

Anti-
Inflammatory

Burns, Wounds, Abscesses

Aloe Vera, Pau D Arco

Chamomile

Relaxation
Sleep

Carminative, Digestive Aid

Valerian, Kava,
Passion Flower

Chaste Berry

PMS 
Menopause

Normalizes Pituitary Function

Red Raspberry, Don Quai

Coltsfoot

Anti
Spasmodic

Bronchitis, Asthma, Coughs

Horehound, Echinacea

Cranberry

Diuretic

Kidney,  Bladder Infections

Uva Ursi, Cornsilk

Echinacea

Cold & Flu Infections

Anti-viral, Antiseptic, Immune Stimulant

Goldenseal, Pau D Arco
Ginseng, Garlic

Feverfew

Migraines Headaches

Anti-inflammatory

Valerian

Garlic

Cold & Flu

Antibiotic, Antiseptic, Antiviral

Echinacea, Goldenseal,
Astragulas

Ginger Root

Morning Sickness

Digestive Aid, Reduces Nausea

Peppermint

Ginkgo Biloba

Cerebral Circulation

Mental Clarity, Alertness

Gotu Kola

Green Tea

Energy

Antioxidant

Astragulas

Gotu Kola

Endurance

Mental Stamina, Improves Memory

Ginseng

Hawthorn

Heart

Dilates blood Vessels

Ginseng

Hops

Relaxation
Sleep Aid

Sedative, Reduces Muscle Spasm

Valerian
Kava

Horehound

Expectorant

Respiratory Congestion

Coltsfoot

Kava

Stress Anxiety

Sedative

Valerian

Ma Huang

Vasodilator

Stimulant, Hay Fever

Pleurisy Root

Milk Thistle

Liver Detox

Protects Against Toxins

Burdock
Dandelion

Mullein Leaf

Expectorant

Earaches

Garlic

Nettles Leaf

Anti-histamine,
Nutritive

Eczema, Hay fever, Allergies

Oregon Grape

Pau D Arco

Anti-fungal

Blood Cleanser, Candida

Grapefruit Seed Extract

Red Raspberry

Uterine Tonic

Painful Menses, Bleeding Gums

Ginger Root

Saw Palmetto

Prostate Problems

Anti-inflammatory

Pumpkin seed oil

St. Johns Wort

Depression

Anti-depressant

Kava, Valerian

Valerian

Sleep Aid

Tension, Anxiety, Insomnia, Stress

Kava

Wild Yam

Ovarian & Uterine Pain

Anti-spasmodic, Carminative

Don Quai

Yellow Dock

Mild Laxative

Blood Cleanser, Skin Disorders

Milk Thistle