Nov 17 , 2014
CLASSICAL CHINESE HERBAL FORMULAS
Are Now Available at
We are pleased to announce the availability of these custom made tinctures. The need for such products is evident due to shortcomings in quality and concentration of patent formulas from China.
Red Sage's exclusive, highly effective Classical Chinese Herbal Formulas are based on thousands of years of Chinese Herbalism. All herbs are screened for adulterants including heavy metals, pesticides and other chemicals. Licensed herbalist, Laurel Redmon, hand-selects the highest quality plant material from these screened batches and decocts in the traditional manner before extraction. Huge amounts of the plant material go into the formulas making them concentrated to their fullest potency. These tinctures, based on classical Chinese herbal prescriptions, provide the benefits of efficacious decoctions without the accompanying issues of formula preparation and poor patient compliance. These superior formulas, in user-friendly tincture form, can replace many popular Chinese patent medicines with the additional benefits of safety, flavor and rapid assimilation. These factors, along with historic, traditional, small-scale production make Red Sage Classical Chinese Herbal Formulas a great choice for everyone!
Laurel Redmon, M.S., L.Ac. Dipl. C.H.
(National and Wisconsin License in Acupuncture; Diplomate in Chinese Herbology) Laurel studied Chinese Medicine, including Acupuncture and Herbology at The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, a pre-eminent school. Her study of Herbalism was conducted over a period of fourteen years, four of which she spent living in Hong Kong with her parents, Jeff & Cheryl Hoard, where she participated in the founding of their company Cheryl’s Herbs. She has studied with international leaders in Chinese and Western Herbalism, as well as Aromatherapy. She has published articles in professional journals, and written for and edited herb and aromatherapy books. She is currently a faculty member at the East-West School of Healing Arts and also maintains a practice with her husband, John Thuesen, at Red Sage Health Clinic and Herb shop in Madison, Wisconsin.
John Thuesen, Shiatsu Practitioner
John studied massage in a 1000-hour program at the renowned Acupressure Institute in Berkeley, California as well as through The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. His practice of traditional Japanese and Chinese techniques is enhanced by his knowledge of Chinese Medical Theory, which enables him to address internal organ dysfunctions through massage. He has apprenticed under two of the most esteemed Zen Shiatsu and Ashiatsu (Barefoot Shiatsu) teachers on the West coast. He is currently a faculty member at the East-West Institute of Healing Arts and also maintains a private practice with his wife, Laurel Redmon, at Red Sage Health Clinic and Herb shop in Madison, Wisconsin.
CLASSICAL CHINESE HERBAL FORMULAS
Now Available at Cheryl’s Herbs in 2 OZ & 4 OZ sizes!
Click on any product name below to order.
Historically, combinations of these herbs have been used like Echinacea or Yin Qiao San. Traditionally they have proved valulable for prevention of cold/flu onset and useful for colds with fever, sore throat or yellow phlegm and certain acute, inflamed rashes.
Contains extracted and decocted Ban Lan Gen, Lian Qiao, Huang Qin, Jie Geng, Quan Gua Luo, Che Qian Zi, Fang Feng, Ge Gen, Jing, Jie, Ju Hua, Yu Xing Cao, Ban Xia, Fu Ling, Chen Pi, Chuan Xiong, Gan Cao, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, these herbs or combinations of these herbs have eased hot yellow phlegm affecting the lungs, as in bronchitis or pneumonia likeQing Qi Hua Tan Tang.
Contains extracted and decocted Chuan Bei Mu, Ban Xia, Quan Gua Luo, Huang Qin, Chen Pi, Jie Geng, Xing Ren, Fu Ling, Yu Xing Cao, Gan Cao, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
HEAVENLY EMPEROR’S SPECIAL HEART TONIC
(Tian Wang Bu Xin Tang)
Traditionally, combinations of these herbs tone the heart and kidney, calm the spirit, soothe anxiety and sleep problems, and address other associated symptoms of this syndrome.
Contains extracted and decocted Sheng Di Huang, Xuan Shen, Mai Dong, Suan Zao Ren, Bai Zi Ren, Yuan Zi, Dan Shen, Sang Gui, Xi Yang Shen, Fu Shen, Wu Wei Zi, Jie Geng, Long Gu, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
(Long Dan Bi Yuan Fang)
For centuries, these aromatic, bitter herbs have been used in combinations that exert a positive effect for head, shao yang andlower jiao damp heat. They have been used by many for sinuses, ears, allergies, colds, yeast infections, diarrhea, urinary tract infection, stomachache, and gallbladder attack.
Contains extracted and decocted Long Dan Cao, Huang Qin, Zhi Zi, Xia Ku Cao, Yu Xing Cao, Yu Hua, Bai Zhi, Cang Er Zi, Xin Yi Hua, Huo Xiang, Yi Yi Ren, Jie Geng, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
(Zhi Bai Di Huang Tang)
Historically, the herbs in this modified Six Flavor Tea have addressed menopausal syndrome, tinnitus, low back pain, low energy and restlessness/insomnia, as well as stress and infertility. This is a tonic aimed at enhancing vitality and promoting longevity.
Contains extracted and decocted Sheng Di, Shan Yao, Shan Zhu Yu, Mu Dan Pi, Fu Shen, Ze Xie, Guo Qi Zi, Zhi Mu, Huang Bai, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
(Jing Giu Shen Qi Tang)
Traditional use of these herbs have included tonic formulas to warm the life gate fire (ming men) beneficial for declining health in old age, memory problems, sexual dysfunction, menstrual and fertility problems, joint problems like low back and knee pain. Historically, they have been effective for the relief of urinary problems of deficiency, lower body edema, and chronic lack of energy accompanied by coldness
Contains extracted and decocted Sheng Di, Shan Yao, Shan Zhu Yu, Mu Dan Pi, Fu Shen, Ze Xie, Tu Si Zi, Xu Duan, Du Zhong, Rou Gui, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
Historically, combinations of these herbs have been used for dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps), and have also provided relief for any muscle spasms.
Contains extracted and decocted Yan Hu Suo, Dan Shen, Bai Shao, Zhi Ke, Xiang Fu, Sheng Gan Cao, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
JADE WINDSCREEN PLUS
(Yu Ping Feng San)
This formula uses reishi and schizandra to tonify the immune system or wei qi, GI and respiratory tracts. Traditionally, these herbs have been valuable to prevent colds, infections and allergies as well as flatulence and indigestion. Jade Windscreen Plus strengthens a person’s protective energy and can prevent illnesses as well as protect people from bad Qi in surroundings.
Contains extracted and decocted Astragalus, Siler, Atractylodes, Reishi Mushroom, Schizandra, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
(Jia Wei Xiao Yao Tang)
This ever-popular harmonizing formula is made with reishi and nourishes the spleen qi and blood while soothing liver qi. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, these herbs have been effective for stress, depression, irritability, muscle tension, PMS, calms the mind, treats migraines, as well as many GI conditions. A classic formula with modern lifestyles in mind!
Contains extracted and decocted Bupleurum, White Peony, Poria, Dang Gui, Atractylodes, Licorice, Reishi Mushroom, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
For centuries, these herbs have been used in combination as a lung yin tonic and phlegm resolver beneficial for dry, chronic coughs and resolving end-stage or lingering upper respiratory infections. These herbs have also been useful for certain cases of anxiety, allergies and sinus problems.
Contains extracted and decocted Pi Pa Ye, Sang Ye, Jie Geng, Chuan Bei Mu, Bai He, Sheng Di, Xuan Shen, Bai Shao, Dang Gui, Gan Cao, Zi Wan, Xing Ren, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
Mushroom Power includes reishi, shiitake, maitake, poria and trametes. Mushrooms have historical use in Traditional Chinese Medicine with an immense list of functions including: reduces stress, regulates and enhances immune function, hypotensive, anti cancer, reduces cholesterol and fat, anti hepatotoxic, enhances brain function (especially memory), improves creativity and relaxation. Mushrooms provide tonic therapy while enriching life and longevity.
Contains extracted and decocted Red Reishi, Maitake, Shitake, Trametes, Fu Shen, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
Traditional use of these herbs has improved quality of digestion, releived indigestion, diarrhea, and deficiency-type constipation. Stomachic tonifies the spleen to increase energy while decreasing dampness and phlegm. These herbs improve blood quality, concentration, remedies menstrual problems and historically have been used for lax or atrophied muscles, and prolapse.
Contains extracted and decocted Huang Qi, Dang Shen, Fu Shen, Bai Zhu, Zhi Gan Cao, Huo Xiang, Mu Xiang, Chen Pi, grain alcohol (~18% by volume), distilled water and vegetable glycerin.
Chinese Herbal Medicine References:
Bensky, Dan and Gamble, Andrew. Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica. Seattle: Eastland Press, 1993;
Bensky, Dan and Bartolet, Randall. Chinese Herbal Medicine: Formulas and StrategiesSeattle: Eastland Press, 1990;
Maciocia, Giovanni. The Practice of Chinese Medicine. New York: Churchill Livingstone, 1994.