||Dang Gui (AKA: Tang Kwei, Dong Guay, Angelica Sinensis Radix, Chinese Angelica Root)
Strengthens Blood, invigorates Blood, harmonizes Blood, and regulates menses.
Major known chemical constituents: butylidene phthalide, n-valerophenone-o-carboxylic acid, Vitamin B-12, carotene, beta-sitosterol.
White Peony Root (Bai Shao , Peonia Lactiflora)
Nourishes the Blood, pacifies the Liver, and retains the Yin.
Major known chemical constituents: paeoniflorin, paeonol, paeonin, triterpenoids.
Chinese Foxglove Root (Shu Di Huang , Rehmannia Glutinosa Radix)
Tonifies the Blood, tonifies the Heart, Liver & Kidneys.
Major known chemical constituents: B-sitosterol, mannitol, stigmasterol, camesterol, rehmannin.
Szechuan Lovage Root (Chuan Xiong , Liguistici Wallichi)
Invigorates the Blood, promotes the circulation of Qi(energy), and expels Wind.
Major known chemical constituents: alkaloids, phenols, lactones, ferulic acid.
Poor Man's Ginseng (Dang Shen, Codonopsis Radix)
Benefits the Qi(energy), nourishes Fluids, strengthens the Lungs and digestive organs.
Major known chemical constituents: Saponins, alkaloids, glucose, sucrose, inulin.
Bai Zhu (Atractylodes Macrocephala rhizome)
Benefits the Qi(energy), tonifies the Spleen, and dries Dampness.
Major known chemical constituents: atractylol, atractylon, Vitamin A.
Fu Ling (China-root, Poria Cocos, Sclerotium of Tuckahoe, Hoelen Fungus)
Leeches out Dampness, strengthens digestion, harmonizes the Middle Burner, calms the Spirit, and improves the performance of other tonifying herbs
Major known chemical constituents: B-pachyman, tumulosic acid, 3B-hydtoxylanosta-7, chitin, protein, lecithin.
Chinese Licorice root baked with honey (Zhi Gan Cao, Glycyrrhiza Uranelsis radix)
Tonifies the Spleen, benefits the Qi, detoxifies Fire Poisons, moderates and armonizes other herbs, and improves the performance of other tonifying herbs.
Major known chemical constituents: glycyrrhizic acid, uralenic acid, loquiitigenin.