Benefits of Eating Seaweed

The benefits of eating seaweed are many.  Seaweeds are highly nutritious and have a variety of useful properties: from treating all sorts of swellings and lumps, to coughs, eczema, weight loss, and fungal infections!  In this article I’ll highlight some top benefits of eating seaweed and even give you a delicious seaweed soup recipe to try. Continue reading Benefits of Eating Seaweed

Goji Berry (Gou Qi Zi) in Chinese Medicine

There are literally hundreds of natural substances used by professional Chinese Medicine herbal practitioners like myself.  Unlike most  “herbs”, you might have actually heard about and seen Goji berry, available now in the health food stores.  It has a long history of use, and its also known to us as Matrimony Vine.  In Mandarin Chinese its known as: “Gou Qi Zi” which translates roughly to thorny stalk seed.  This herb is kind of a fad now, western people have recently have found out how good it can for you.   Continue reading Goji Berry (Gou Qi Zi) in Chinese Medicine

Cordyceps Mushroom Cancer Drug Research

CordycepsA University of Nottingham team have re-discovered cordycepin, extracted from the Cordyceps mushroom used in Chinese Medicine.  In a study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the cordyceps researchers explain their new insights help with understanding the range of cancers that cordycepin can treat, and how it can combine with other treatments. Continue reading Cordyceps Mushroom Cancer Drug Research