Tag: Chinese herb

South Korean Researchers: Herbal Medicine Effective Against Prostate Cancer, Leukemia

A medical research team in Seoul, South Korea has found that certain traditional herbal medicines are effective in treating some types of cancer cells. In April, a research group led by Professor Kim Bong-Lee of Kyung Hee University‚Äôs College of Korean Medicine¬†unveiled the combined results of a study confirming the effectiveness of several herbal medicines…


Why Ginger Is the Ultimate Winter Ingredient

As a practitioner of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, I frequently employ both herbal medicine and Chinese food therapy in treating my patients. While both herbs and foods have inherent properties, herbs are considered to have stronger actions and are generally used as a supplement, while the effects of foods are somewhat weaker. There are a…