Ren Xin Tang | TCM | Chinese Medicine | Acupuncture  中文
  (65) 6885-0606 info@rxt.com.sg  
 
           


Products for:
Respiratory Health
Immunity
Beauty
Bones & Joints
Hair Health







Traditionally the Chinese have classified all herbs by their innate properties: heaty, those which stimulate the system; cooling, t hose which soothes the system; and neutral, those herbs which neither stimulates nor soothes. The chart below provides a list of well-known and most common herbs used in Chinese cuisine and their therapeutic properties.


  Hot (
Chilli (Zanthoxyli pericarpium) 花椒
Pepper (Fructus piperis) 胡椒
Ginger (Zingiberis rhizome) 干姜
Bi Bo (Long pepper) 荜拨
Rou Gui (Cinnamomi cortex) 肉桂
 
  Warm (温)
Hou Pu (Magnolia cortex) 厚朴
Red Dates (Zizyphi  sativae  fructus) 红枣
Hu Tao (Juglandis semen) 胡桃
Hai Ma (Hippocampus / Sea Horse) 海马
Gui  Zhi (Cinnammi Ramulus) 桂枝
Li Zhi He (Litchi semen) 荔枝核
Hui Xiang (Foniculi fructus) 茴香
Lu Er (Cornucervi parvum) 鹿耳
Chen Pi (Tangerine peel / Citir retculatae pericarprum)陈皮
Zi Su Ye (Perillae folium) 紫苏叶
Hei  Zao  (Zizyphi  sativae fructus) 黑枣
Dang Gui (Angelicae Sinensis radix) 当归
Logan 龙眼肉
Sou Yang (Cyncmorii herba) 锁阳
Huang Qi (Astragalus root) 黃芪
Bai Su (Atractylodis rhizome) 白术
 
  Mildly Warm (微温
Ren Shen (Ginseng) 人参
Shan Zha (Hawhtorn) 山楂
Ba Ji Tian (Morinda root) 巴戟天
Tian Ma (Gastrodia tuber) 天麻
Almond (Armeniacae semen) 杏仁
Safflower (Carthami flos) 红花
Wu Mei (Fructus mume) 乌梅
Shu Di Huang (Rehmannia) 熟地黄
LingZhi 灵芝
 
  Neutral (
Jue Ming Zi (Cassia seed) 决明子
Shan yao (Dioscorea rhizome) 山药
Tai Zi Shen (Radix pseudostellariae) 太子参
Niu Xi  (Achyranthes root) 牛膝
Gan Cao (Licorice root) 甘草
Yu zhu (Solomon's seal) 玉竹
White fungus (Tremella) 白木耳
Ginkgo 白果
Ah jiao (Colla corii asini) 阿胶
Qian shi (Euryale seeds) 芡实
Jin Ying Zi (Fructus) 金樱子
Xiang Fu (Rhizoma cyperi) 香附
Wolf Berries 枸子
Fu ling (Poria) 茯苓
Oviductus Ranae 雪蛤
Mai  Ya (Hordei germinates fructus) 麦芽
Polygonati  Rhizome 黄精
Black Sesame  黑芝麻
Nelumbinis Semen 莲子
 
  Cool (
Bai Shao (White dahlia root)白芍
Sha Shen (Glehnia Root) 沙参
Yin Chen Hao (Capillaris) 茵陈蒿
Tian Meng Dong (Asparagus tuber) 天门冬
Ban Zhi Lian (Barbat skullcap / Scutellaria) 半枝莲
Jin yin hua (Honey sucker flower) 金银花
 
  Mildly Cold (微寒
Chuan Bei Mu (Bulbus fritillariae thunbergii) 川贝母
Dan Shen (Salvia root) 丹参
Shi Wei (Pyrrosia leaves) 石韦
Bai He (Lily bulb) 百合
Xi Yang Shen (American Ginseng) 西洋参
Mu Dan Pi (Peony Root) 牡丹皮
Chai Hu (Thorowax root/Hare’s ear root) 柴胡
Mai Men Dong (Ophiopogon tuber) 麦门冬
Ju Hua (Chrysanthemum flower) 菊花
Xia ku cao (Common selfheal) 夏枯草
 
  Cold (
Xuan Shen (Ningpo figwort root) 玄参
Yi Mu Cao (Chinese motherwort / Leonurus) 益母草
Niu Bian Zi (Great burdock fruit) 牛蒡子
Sheng Di Huang (Rehmannia) 生地黄
Bia Hua She She Cao (Spreading hedyotis) 白花蛇舌草
Bai Mao Gen (Imperata/ Rhizome of wooly grass) 白茅根
Che Qian Zi (Asiatic plantain) 车前子
Pang Da Hai (Boat stevculia seed) 胖大海