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Rhizomma Polygonati or King Solomon’s Seal
Sweet and mild, King Solomon’s Seal works on the spleen, lung and kidney meridian to nourish the spleen and fortify energy flow. A traditional herb is known for its energy-promoting effect, its long-term consumption can ‘keep the body light and promote longevity’. King Solomon’s Seal is both food and herb, which makes it extremely safe to consume. According to the ‘Compendium of Materia Medica’, it is the pure essence of earth that nourishes the central meridian.
Sweet, thin and neutral in nature, Poria works on the heart, spleen and kidney meridian to remove excess water, strengthen the spleen and pacifythemind.
Liquorice / Licorice Root
Sweet and neutral in nature, liquorice works on the heart, lung, spleen and stomach meridian to boost energy flow, remove phlegm and stop coughing. It is also an antipyretic and analgesic, with the ability to mitigate strong pharmacologic actions.
A little bit sweet, bitter, and ‘cold’ in nature, Hedyotis works on the stomach, large intestine and small intestine meridian to relieve excessive heat and detoxify the body.
Danggui or Angelica Sinensis
Sweet, pungent and warm in nature, it works on the liver, heart and spleen meridian to produce and activate blood, regulate periods, alleviate pain and lubricate the intestines
Radix Paeoniae or Herbaceous Peony
Bitter, sour, sweet and mild, herba-ceous peony works on the liver and spleen meridian to promote blood pro-duction, strengthen the liver, alleviate pain and reduce sweating.
Fructus Ligustri Lucidi or Ligustrum
Bitter, sweet and neutral in nature, it works on the 3 meridians of the liver, lung and kidney to nourish these organs, strengthen the knee, keep hair black and shiny and improve vision.
Radix Codonopsis Pilosula
Sweet and neutral in nature, Codonopsis works on the spleen and lung meridian to promote energy as well as saliva and blood production.
Pungent and warm in nature, it works on the lung and spleen meridian to promote sweating and energy flow.
Bitter, sweet and cold in nature, it works on the liver and stomach meridian to palliate excess body heat, de-toxify as well as reduce swelling and hard lumps.
Sweet and neutral in nature, it works on the lung, spleen and large intestine meridian to soothe inflammation and the lung, stop coughing and lubricate the bowels to relieve constipation.