Andrographis Herb (Chuan Xin Lian) - Cut Form 1 lb. - Nuherbs
Botanical Name: Andrographis paniculata
Translation: “Chuan Xin Lian”, when translated word for word is “through the heart lotus”
Other Names: Andrographis herb, "King of Bitters", Green Chiretta, Herba Andrographis paniculatae
Pin Yin Name: Chuan Xin Lian
Brand: Nuherbs Lab Tested
Pack Size: 1 pound
Form: Cut / pieces
Caution: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Or if Cold in spleen and stomach.
- Heat clearing
Channels: Liver, Spleen, Lung
Benefits: Respiratory System, Digestive System, Immune System
- including 3
- 14-deoxyan-drographoside (14-deoxyandrographolide-19-β-D-glucoside, andropanoside)
- andrographiside (andrographolide-19-β-D-gluco-side)
Nuherb Lab Tested is tested for over 200 different impurities to ensure the quality of the herb. The cut pieces are usually made into tea, or a liquid extract.
How to Use Bulk Herbs
With so many different ways to use bulk herbs, it is easy to get confused. In order to understand how to use the different parts of the plant, please see our informational chart below. We also have several helpful pages if you need additional information. Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly.
|Parts of Plants||Tincture||Decoction||Syrup/Gargle||Topical/Facial||Tea/Infusion||Cooking|
|Hard/Dried Berries||YES||YES||YES||Grind First||NO||YES|
|Roots/Tubers||YES||YES||Decoct First||Grind First||NO||YES|
|Bark||YES||YES||Decoct First||Grind First||NO||YES|
|Stems||YES||YES||Decoct First||Grind First||YES||YES|
|Flowers||YES||YES||Make Tea First||Grind First||YES||YES|
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) are guidelines that govern the manufacturing process of a product to ensure that the quality and safety of the product is consistent. To ensure compliance and traceability, each step of the manufacturing process must be documented and adhere to its defined guidelines. By documenting the manufacturing process, validating the equipment used, and following preset guidelines, Nuherbs Lab Tested Herbs ensures the quality of each lot of their products.
Traditional Chinese Herbs encompasses the use of different parts of plants, such as the leaves, roots, stems, flowers, and seeds. These plant parts are often used as a tea, decoctions, extracts, made into capsules or even a footbath. These bulk herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony and balance.
We encourage you to educate yourself on herbs and supplements, by researching reputable sites, and books. Having an open discussion with your physician on what will be most beneficial for your health issues. And lastly discussing interaction of herbs and pharmaceuticals with your pharmacist or physician.