Snow Fungus: Top 4 Health Benefits with Recipes!

Now before you freak out, let me tell you that Snow Fungus (白木耳 or 银耳) is definitely edible! In fact, it was traditionally used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), as well as in Chinese and other Asian cuisines. There are several health benefits related to it and I will introduce some quick and ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Black Sesame!

Black sesame is a small black seed also referred to as 'Hei Zhi Ma' in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It originated in Africa, and its oil was praised in Babylon and Assyria times some four thousand years ago. According to an Assyrian legend, the gods were even drinking sesame-based wine ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Astragalus!

Astragalus has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for a long time and is generally considered as a tonic and reinforce your 'Qi' (pron: 'chi', vital energy in Chinese medicine). It is also called Huang Qi or Milk Vetch. Sounding all Chinese to you so far? Then read on for our Top 5 ...

Top 5 Benefits of Acupuncture

It may sound absurd to some that inserting fine needles at specific points in your body can actually have therapeutic effects for a range of diseases and conditions. Nonetheless, this ancient Chinese medical technique continues to withstand the test of time, having proven its clinical efficacy ...

Top 5 Health Benefits of Cordyceps!

Cordyceps (caterpillar fungus) is a medicinal mushroom that is a wild fungus and has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 5,000 years. There are numerous species of cordyceps, however the most researched and popular is Ophiocordyceps sinensis. It is found at high altitudes of ...

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