Ingredients

Ingredients for both 'Taifu' & 'Taifu Plus'

Scutellaria Baicalensis Georgi

huang qinThis herb is commonly used in Chinese herbalism, where it is considered to be one of the 50 fundamental herbs and is used primarily in treating "hot and damp" conditions such as dysentery and diarrhea. It has been used medicinally for over 2,000 years and recent research has found that the roots contain flavonoids that greatly enhance liver function and also have anti-inflammatory and antiallergenic effects. The root is anodyne, antibacterial, Anticholesterolemic, antipyretic, antispasmodic, astringent, cholagogue, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, haemostatic, laxative, nervine, mildly sedative, stomachic and tonic. The root is used internally in the treatment of enteritis, dysentery, diarrhea, jaundice, chronic hepatitis, urinary tract infections, hypertension, threatened miscarriage, nosebleed and hemorrhage from the lungs or bowel.

Chanels (meridians) entered:

Gall bladder, Large Intestine, Lung, Stomach

Medical Functions:

  1. Effects on digestive system
  2. Anti-histamine effect
  3. Anti-allergenic effec
  4. Broad spectrum antibiotic effect

Actions & Indicactions:

Rheum Officinale Baillon

da huangRheum Officinale Baillon is commonly known as Chinese Rubarb. It has a long and proven history of herbal usage and considered one of the most powerful herbs in Chinese medicine and known for its main effect being a positive and balancing effect upon the whole digestive system. Its primary function is to promote bowel movement, to reduce heat and release toxins and to invigorate blood. It is excellent in reducing damp heat especially when it is accompanied with constipation. Its roots have a purgative effect in the treatment of constipation, but also have an astringent effect following this. It therefore has a truly cleansing action upon the gut, removing debris and then astringing with antiseptic properties as well. It is also very useful in dysenteric conditions such as bleeding in the stool or vomiting blood. It is can be used both internally and externally to treat infections. Its strong anti-inflammatory effect is excellent for skin conditions such as boils and burns. It is anticholesterolemic, antiseptic, antitumor, antispasmodic, antitumor, aperient, astringent, cholagogue, demulcent, diuretic, laxative, purgative, stomachic and tonic. The roots contain anthraquinones, which have a purgative effect, and also tannins and bitters, which have and opposite astringent effect. When taken in small doses, it acts as an astringent tonic to the digestive system, whilst larger doses act as a mid laxative. The root is taken internally in the treatment of chronic constipation, diarrhea, liver and gall bladder complaints, hemorrhoids, menstrual problems and skin eruptions due to and accumulation of toxins.

Chanels (meridians) entered:

Heart, Large Intestine, Liver, Stomach

Medical Functions:

  1. Induce diarrhea
  2. Lowers BUN (blood urea nitrogen) in the blood
  3. Anti bacteria
  4. Anti virus

Actions & Indications:

Tonic for blood and for regulating the menses, lubricates bowels to correct constipation, reduces swelling, expels pus, relieve pain.

Aloe Barbadensis Mill

Aloe Vera is a fairly well known herbal preparation with a long history of use. It is widely used in modern herbal practice and is often available in proprietary herbal preparations. The use comes from the yellow sap at the base of the leaf. The leaves are cut transversally at their base and the liquid that exudes from this cut is dried. It is called bitter aloes and contains anthraquinones, which are a useful digestive stimulant and a strong laxative. When plants are grown in pots the anthraquinone content is greatly reduced. The plant is emmenagogue, emollient, laxative, purgative, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge and vulnerary. Extracts of the plant have antibacterial activity. Apart from its external use on the skin, aloe Vera (usually the bitter aloes) is also taken internally in the treatment of chronic constipation, poor appetite, digestive problems.

Chanels (meridians) entered:

Large Intestine, Liver, Stomach

Medical Functions:

  1. Laxative effect
  2. Anti neoplastic effect on certain tumors and ascetic hepatic carcinoma
  3. Anti fungal effect

Actions & Indications:

For constipation, dizziness, red eyes, and irritability due to heat build up, kills intestinal parasites, especially round worms, for treatment of ringworms, for treatment liver yang over active.

Angelicae Sinensis

dan guiAngelica Sinensis, Dang Gui, is a well-known Chinese herb that has been used in the treatment of female ailments for thousands of years. It remains one of the most popular plants in Chinese medicine. Its main functions are to replenish blood, to strengthen and invigorate blood, and to moisten the intestines. Dong quai has been called "female ginseng," based on its use for gynecological disorders (such as painful menstruation or pelvic pain), recovery from childbirth or illness, and fatigue/low vitality. It is also known for strengthening xue (loosely translated as "the blood"), for cardiovascular conditions/high blood pressure, inflammation, headache, infections, and nerve pain. The root has a sweet pungent aroma that is very distinctive and it is often used in cooking, which is the best way to take it as a blood tonic. It is said that the root contains vitamin B12 and can be used in the treatmet of pernicious anemia. The root is alternative, analgesic, anticholesterolemic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, deobstruent, emmenagogue, emollient, hepatic, laxative, sedative and peripheral vasodilator. It is commonly used in the treatment of a wide range of women's complaints where it regulates the menstrual cycle and relieves period pain and also o ensure a healthy pregnancy and easy delivery. It is an ideal tonic for women with heavy menstruation who risk becoming anemic. Its use prevents the decrease of liver glycogen and protects the liver. It has and antibacterial action, inhibiting the growth of various bacteria including Bacillus dysenteriae, Bacillus typhi, B. comma, B. cholerae and haemolytic streptococci.

Chanels (meridians) entered:

Heart, Liver, Spleen channel

Medical Functions:

  1. Effects on blood: lowers lipids, anti platelet coagulation, and promotes production of red cells.
  2. Effects on circulatory system
  3. Anti injuries of radiation
  4. Improve immune system
  5. Anti cancer
  6. Anti inflammatory
  7. Protects digestive system (including liver)

Actions & Indications:

Tonic for blood and for regulating the menses, lubricates bowels to correct constipation, reduces swelling, expels pus, relieve pain.

Gardenia Jasminoides Ellis (Fruits)

zhi zi2Cape Jasmine is used for fevers with restlessness, jaundice with dark urine, hematuria with difficult painful urination, hemoptysis and epistaxis caused by heat in the blood, abnormal uterine bleeding caused by heat in the blood, inflamemation of the eye, boils and sores, external use for sprains and bruises. Eliminates damp-heat, stops bleeding by removing heat from blood and counteracts toxicity.

Chanels (meridians) entered:

Heart, Liver, Lung, Stomach, triple warmer

Medical Functions:

  1. Effects on digestive system
  2. Effects on circulation system
  3. Effects on CNS
  4. Antibiotic and anti-inflammatory

Actions & Indications:

Being used as antipyretic, insomnia and irritability, high fever with delusion, infection with fever with vomiting blood, nose bleeding, blood in urine, swollen red eyes, boils. Jaundice due to liver or gall bladder infection.

Coptis Japonica Makino

huang lianThe root is a pungent, very bitter, cooling herb that controls bacterial and viral infections, relaxes spasms, lowers fevers and stimulates the circulation. It is locally analgesic and anaesthetic and is also anti-inflammatory and stomachic. It is used in the treatment of intestinal catarrh, dysentery, enteritis, high fevers, inflamed mouth and tongue, conjunctivitis etc.

Chanels (meridians) entered:

Heart, Liver, Lung, Stomach, triple warmer

Medical Functions:

  1. Antibiotic and anti-amoeba
    • small amount improves coronary blood vessel circulation while large amount suppresses it.
    • protects heart muscles in case of lack of blood circulation and anti arrhythmia.
    • relaxes blood vessels
    • anti palette coagulation
    • shrinks red blood cell
    • lowers blood sugar
  2. Effects on circulation system
  3. Effects on CNS
  4. Antibiotic and anti-inflammatory

Actions & Indications:

Relief heat toxicity, indigestion, diabetes, inflammation of intestine, diarrhea caused by bacterial infection, high fever, restlessness and insomnia, spitting blood, nose bleeding due to heat in blood, red eyes and excess stomach acid, tooth ache, boils.

Honey

Honey is cooked with pure water for many hours in order to remove impurity from it so that it is much more digestible in the system.. This mixture of honey and water is used to lightly coat the pills to preserve the effectiveness of the herbs. See how our honey is prepared.