Chinese Singles

Each week an exciting new episode of the Sperb’s Herbs, Chinese Singles podcast is recorded. Each episode covers another Chinese herb and will go into great depth about it. Besides covering the basics of Chinese herbology including category, and functions, we will explore the history, quality, science, pharmacology, evidence, and any potential interactions of each herb. And then there is always something a little quirky about an episode. Whether that is a unique story or an interesting perspective, there will always be something different to learn about episode’s herb.

This is not only Sperb’s Herbs first discussion of a category of herbs, it also happens to be the first category of …

Xiāo Yáo San, translated as “Rambling Powder,” is one of the most widely used formulas in Chinese medicine. It gently harmonizes the …

Finally, an “A” lister: Dang Gui is definitely one of the all-stars of Chinese herbology. As a cornerstone of many formulas to help …

Kava-Kava, also known as just Kava, has very interesting herbal properties, but is also culturally very important as a medicine, an intoxicant, …

Shā Rén, one of the cardamoms, is one of my favorite herbs, for many reasons. Besides being one of the best tasting herbs, …

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This is not only Sperb’s Herbs first discussion of a category of herbs, it also happens to be the first category of …

Xiāo Yáo San, translated as “Rambling Powder,” is one of the most widely used formulas in Chinese medicine. It gently harmonizes the …

Finally, an “A” lister: Dang Gui is definitely one of the all-stars of Chinese herbology. As a cornerstone of many formulas to help …

Kava-Kava, also known as just Kava, has very interesting herbal properties, but is also culturally very important as a medicine, an intoxicant, …