What is the Chinese Name for...
Answered by: Zhongfa Wu
Question from: Cheah
Posted on: January 20, 2008

What is the chinese name for the herbs listed?

1. Folium Camellia sinensis

Cha Shu leaves or Cha Ye. The leaves have been used to treat asthma, angina pectoris, peripheral vascular disease, and coronary artery disease.

2. Fructus Crataegus pinnatifida

Shan Zha. The fruit is used as digestive aid, to cure cardiac diseases like chronic heart failure, reducing blood lipids, improving blood circulation, and alleviating hypertension.

3. Folium Nelumbo nucifera

Lian Ye. Its leaves are used in applications against diarrhea, hemorrhoids, and are used to stop bleeding.

4. Semen Cassia tora

Xiao Jue Ming. The seeds are effective for insomnia, headache, constipation, oliguria, cough, ophthalmia, dacryoliths, amblyopia, ocular congestion and hypertension.

5. Ganoderma lucidum

Ling Zhi. It has been used in bronchitis prevention and in cardiovascular treatment, and in the treatment of high triglycerides, high blood pressure, hepatitis, allergies, chemotherapy support, HIV support, and even for fatigue and altitude sickness. It has been found clinically to reduce side-effects like hair loss, nausea, vomiting, stomatitis, sore throat, loss of appetite and insomnia.

6. Radix Salvia miltiorrhiza -

Dan Shen. It is used to thin and promote blood flow. It is also used to treat myocardial infarction and stroke.

If you have more concerns about these herbs, you can check out the links below; they will give you a more detailed look at these herbs.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camellia_sinensis

http://www.itmonline.org/arts/crataegus.htm

http://www.tropilab.com/nelum.html

http://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/CropFactSheets/cassia.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingzhi

http://www.drugdigest.org/DD/DVH/HerbsWho/0,3923,553134%7CSalvia%2Bmiltiorrhiza,00.html

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