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.
Gǒu Qǐ Zǐ, also known as Goji or Goji berries, has become an incredibly popular "super food" in the last several years. This podcast will explore this herb, it's Chinese history and uses, as well as the hype surrounding it. Is all the hype deserved? Or not? Listen here: Approved for both California Acupuncture Board CEUs and …Tags: Chinese Herbs, Goji, Gou Qi Zi, Lycii, Nourish the Yin, Tonify the Blood
Finally, an "A" lister: Dang Gui is definitely one of the all-stars of Chinese herbology. As a cornerstone of many formulas to help build the blood and affect the menses, it is one of the most important herbs in the Chinese pharmacopoeia. Join us as we explore this herb in its traditional context, in current western …Tags: Angelica, Chinese Herbs, Dang Gui, Tonify the Blood
Shā Rén, one of the cardamoms, is one of my favorite herbs, for many reasons. Besides being one of the best tasting herbs, it's actions speak to me by helping to treat dampness and strengthen the spleen. While not necessarily an "A" list herb, please join us as we explore it. Approved for both California Acupuncture Board …Tags: Amomum, Aromatic Herb, Aromatic Herbs that Transform Damp, Cardamom, Chinese Herbs, Sha Ren, Tonify the Spleen