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Organic Xia Ku Cao Unsulfured Prunella Vulgaris Spike 1lb Plum Flower

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Herbal Information for  Organic Self-heal in Unsulfured Cut Form Common Name:  Self-heal Botanical Name:   Prunella Vulgaris Spike Channels/Meridians:  Gallbladder, Liver Pin Yin Name: …

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Herbal Information for  Organic Self-heal in Unsulfured Cut Form

Common Name:  Self-heal

Botanical Name:   Prunella Vulgaris Spike

Channels/Meridians:  Gallbladder, Liver

Pin Yin Name:   Xia Ku Cao

Other Names: Prunella Spike, Self Heal Herb, Spica Prunellae Vulgaris, Common Selfheal plant, All-Heal, Blue Curls, Brownwort, Brunelle, Brunelle Commune, Brunelle Vulgaire, Brunette, Carpenter's Herb, Carpenter's Weed, Charbonnière, Heal-All, Heart of the Earth, Herbe au Charpentier, Hercules Woundwort, Hock-Heal, Petite Consoude, Prunela, Prunella, Prunella vulgaris, Prunelle, Prunelle Vulgaire, Sicklewort, Siclewort, Slough-Heal, Woundwort

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Package Size:   500 Grams   ( 1.1 pounds)

Form:   Cut / Sliced - sizes vary    

Dosage: Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: China

Brand: Plum Flower, species - authenticated herbs

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Long term usage may cause stomach irritation.  Consult  your doctor for best usage.

California Prop 65 

Additional Information on Self-heal

  • Harvested in the summer, when completely dry.  
  • Very light aroma if any at all, bland in taste.

Product Properties: Bitter, Cold, Acrid

Self-heal contains vitamins A, B, C, K, flavonoids, and rutin. Self-heal is packed with antioxidants which aids in boosting the immune system. Self-heal is a supportive herb that promotes in aiding the treatment of hypertension, vertigo, conjunctivitis and gout. Self-heal possesses hemostatic, demulcent, astringent, vulnerary, inflammatory, hypotensive, immunomodulator, modulator, diuretic and antiviral properties.

Self-heal like many mint family plants, is both cooling and diffusive. Self-heal also has significant mucilage making it a nice demulcent.  

Self-heal tastes slightly bitter and slightly sweet. Self-heal can be enjoyed by eating the leaves and flowers in a salad blend or as a trail snack.  

Self-heal makes a great tea and can also be extracted into alcohol as an extract or infused into oil for making a salve. 

Self-heal Combines With:


+Scutellaria Baicalensis

+Japanese Pagodatree

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About Plum Flower Quality Herb Cut Bulk Herbs

Plum Flower is an established worldwide manufacturer of high-quality Chinese herbs, and innovative Chinese medicinal herbs and products. Plum Flower uses sulfur-free herbs and laboratory tests its products for contamination and heavy metals, such as mercury, lead, and pesticides.

Main Characteristics (Attributes) of Herbs

  • Harvested at the proper level of maturity and correct time of the season to maximize potency.
  • Free from Chlorine
  • Manufactured without the use of sulphur
  • Preservative Free
  • Made at GMP internationally certified facilities (Good Manufacturing Practices) Quality control tests are done at the manufacturing site and at third party labs to confirm results
  • Aluminum Phosphate free
  • Packaged in an airtight sealed bag
  • Pin Yin Names and Botanical Names are listed on the bag
  • Certificate of Analysis are available upon request
  • Conforms to Standards of Chinese Pharmacopeia
  • No dyes, colors, or bleaching of the herbs
  • We are a authorized direct distributor of Plum Flower Herbs.
  • 500 gram bag size which equal anywhere from 4 to 6 cups of herbs

Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as a supplementary aspect to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs ( Teas ) emphasize harmony, and balance.

Why use Chinese Bulk Herbs?
Traditional Chinese Medicine curative herbal formulas have been developed, improved and perfected for over 5000 years.

Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient, holistic medical system used all over the world to treat a wide variety of health issues. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) works by helping to balance the bodies’ functions thus restoring health.

As soon as the Chinese people began to carve out a civilization in ancient China it developed a cultural heritage that has continued to the present day. TCM is the oldest and one of the safest, effective systems one can use to care for their body, it promotes health and helps to sustain longevity.

Chinese herbs have been with mankind for 5,000 years and will be with us in the years ahead – it is using nature’s bountiful gifts to have good health.  


Organic Xia Ku Cao Unsulfured Prunella Vulgaris Spike 1lb Plum Flower