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December 24, 2020 – 1:14 pm | One Comment | 4,041 views

Soup Name:  Basic Chinese Chicken Soup Stock (Soup Base)

Traditional Chinese Name: 清雞湯 (qīng jī tāng)

Introduction: This is the base Chinese Chicken Soup stock that …

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February 27, 2012 – 3:28 pm | 9,099 views

Ingredient Name: Chuanxiong, Szechuan lovage, lovage
Traditional Chinese Name: 川芎 (Chuānxiōng)
What is this?

A fundamental herb in Chinese medicine
This herb belongs to …

Fried Licorice Root

February 13, 2012 – 9:11 pm | One Comment | 9,318 views

Ingredient Name: Mizhi Licorice root, Fried Licorice (Liquorice), Sweet root, Chinese Licorice, Glycyrrhiza uralensis
Traditional Chinese Name: 灸甘草 (jiǔ gān cǎo)
What …

Atractylodes or Bai Zhu

February 12, 2012 – 10:47 pm | 9,502 views

Ingredient Name: Atractylodes, atractylodes lancea, bai zhu, dong zhu, xia zhu
Traditional Chinese Name: 白朮 (bai zhu)
What is this?

This is the …


February 11, 2012 – 9:23 pm | 12,596 views

Ingredient Name: Cistanche, Herba cistanche
Traditional Chinese Name: 肉苁蓉 (ròucōngróng)
What is this?

This ingredient is considered as part of the Chinese medicine …

Rehmannia root or Chinese foxglove root

March 23, 2011 – 9:37 pm | 5 Comments | 17,859 views

Ingredient Name: Rehmannia root, Chinese foxglove root, Sheng di huang, Radix Rehmanniae
Chinese Name: 生地 (Shēng dì)
A very interesting and …

Saiga Antelope Horns

March 23, 2011 – 9:14 pm | One Comment | 27,299 views

Ingredient Name: Saiga antelope horns, Saiga horns
Chinese Name: 羚羊絲 (Líng yáng sī)
I do not condone the poaching and killing …

White Peony Root

March 23, 2011 – 8:49 pm | 9,907 views

Ingredient Name: White peony root, Chinese peony, Bai shao yao, Paeonia lactiflora
Chinese Name: 白芍 (Bái sháo)
What is this?

A commonly …

Astragalus Root

April 14, 2009 – 7:51 pm | 2 Comments | 30,354 views

Ingredient Name:  Astragalus Root, Huang Qi, Bei Qi, Milk Vetch
Chinese Name: 黃耆 (huang qi) or 北芪 (bei qi)
What is this?

It is a …