Herbal Information on Inula Flowers in Bulk Form
Common Name: Inula Flower
Botanical Name: Inule japonica; Flos
Pin Yin Name: Xuan Fu Hua
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: 1 pound
Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Brand: Nuherbs Lab Tested
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Do not use with colds or influenza. May impair judgement, do not use while driving or heavy machinery.
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Therapeutic Actions Of Xuan Fu Hua
Xuan Fu Hua dissolves stubborn accumulations of phlegm in the lungs. Traditionally, this herb is often used in formula to address cough with wheezing. Xuan Fu Hua redirects abnormally rising stomach qi when stomach and spleen deficiency has resulted in phlegm accumulation in the middle Jiao. Which is one potential root causes of nausea and vomiting. Xuan Fu Hua is an herb that aids to expel phlegm and serves as a lung simulant.
This herb has mild diuretic properties to help move the phlegm out of the body. Xuan Fu Hua acts as an expectorant, anti-tussive, diaphoretic, hepatic, and anti-microbial.
Xuan Fu Hua is collected in the Autumn. The rhizome has a very strong aroma with a most bitter and pungent flavor. The flowers are also used and are effective and supportive in the remedial action for respiratory aliments. Chinese medicine also uses the herb for a number of other complaints, aiding to soothe abdominal discomfort. It is classified as bitter, acrid, salty, slightly warm.
Xuan Fu Hua covers a lot of ground as a medicinal herb. There are around 40 different Inula species. This herb is related to the Western Inula helenium which is commonly known as Elecampane. Do not confuse Elecampane with Xuan Fu Hua. A few other notable names are, Velvet Dock, Scabwort, Yellow Starwort, Alant, Elfdock, Wild Sunflower, Elfwort or Marchalan in Europe and N America. It is a fairly large and hearty perennial plant, in the same family as sunflowers and grows up to 8 feet tall with gorgeous, multiple blooms of yellow flowers and a downy underside to it’s broad green foliage.
About Nuherbs Lab Tested Quality.
Each batch of herbs is dual-lab tested by our in-house lab and independent third party lab. Our in-house lab is equipped with instruments such as a high performance liquid chromatography, moisture determination meter, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, etc.
In addition, the following additional tests are performed:
- Micro bacteria
- Pesticides - over 200 pesticides tested for (Uab 2000 screen).
- Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic
Traditional Chinese Herbs
Chinese Traditional 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.
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 1SKU: P13320UPC:Global Trade Item Number: 714490051380Manufacturer Part Number P13320Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 3.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 3.00 (in)