Herbal Information for Sheng Ma Lu in Cut Form
Common Name: Chinese Cimicifuga Rhizome
Botanical Name: Cimicifuga foetida; Rhizoma
Western Name: Black Cohosh
Other Names: Black Snakeroot, Macrotys, Bugbane, Bugwort, Rattleroot, Rattleweed, Rheumatism Weed
Channels/Meridians: Lung, Spleen, Stomach, Large Intestines
Pin Yin Name: Sheng Ma Lu
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 Certified Organic - Geo-Authentic Herbs
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. It is very cold and bitter, those with liver and kidney deficient but without heat do not use.
Naturally Occurring Components: Compounds found within the Black Cohosh root include: triterpene glycosides such as actein, 23-epi-26-deoxyactein, and cimicifugoside; resins, such as cimicifugin; and aromatic acid derivatives such as caffeic, isoferulic, and fukinolic acids.
Properties: Sweet, cool, spicy
Additional Information About Sheng Ma Lu
- Aids in dispersing wind heat
- Clears heat
- Assists in clearing toxins
- Raises yang qi
- Supports in tonifying the kidneys
- Insect repellent
Key Actions: Antispasmodic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Alterative, Nervine, Parturient, Uterine Tonic, Diaphoretic, Antirheumatic, Antibacterial, Antipyretic, Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Sheng Ma Lu is considered a messenger herb that aids in guiding other herbs to the upper part of the body, such as the head and sinuses.
The traditional use of Black Cohosh for women's health can be attributed to its ability to act as a powerful anti-spasmodic which aiding in relieving muscle cramps and aiding nerve function. This anti-spasmodic activity in conjunction with its natural analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties makes Black Cohosh a great herb for aches and pains related to muscle strain/injury or chronic nervous tension.
Folklore History - Black Cohosh is a member of the buttercup family and is native to North America, where it has been used for centuries to treat pain, anxiety, inflammation, malaria and gynaecological aliments.
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Nuherbs takes great care to ensure the herb is harvested at the proper level of maturity and correct time of the season to maximize potency.
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- Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic
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.
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DetailsCurrent Stock: 2SKU: P11570UPC: 714490080496Global Trade Item Number: 0714490080496Manufacturer Part Number P11570Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business dayWidth: 3.00 (in)Height: 5.00 (in)Depth: 5.00 (in)