Use of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine dates back at least 2,200 years and has been used to treat everything from headaches, insomnia to arthritis and even menopause. In recent years more people have been turning to traditional Chinese remedies to boost immune system. Acupressure and acupuncture methods strengthens, supports and balance checks the immune system by unblocking Qi energy and enhances blood flow to vital organs. Today we will be looking at some of the most popular and effective TCM herbs in strengthening your immune system.



American Ginseng

Lingzhi Mushroom


Types of traditional Chinese medicine

Cordyceps (Dong cong xia cao)

Apart from having the potential to treat ailments such as muscle fatigue, type 2 diabetes and improved brain function,  studies have shown that active compounds such as cyclodpsipeptides, nucleosides and polysaccharides found in cordyceps have shown to stimulate responses in the immune system. Centuries of use by Chinese as well as strong anecdotal evidence have strongly intensified the interest in Cordyceps as a potential immune boosting supplement in the past year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


American Ginseng

American Ginseng, also known as Panax Quinquefolius, has traditionally been taken orally to reduce stress, fight off common cold and flus, and also has the ability to reduce symptoms in the occurrence of infections. There is continuing evidence that a chemical abundant in American ginseng called polysaccharides has the potential to boost immunity. Genuine American ginseng can be difficult to source and most people do not know the proper ways to consume or prepare it. Fortunately, health products such as Kinohimitsu’s Essence of Chicken with American Ginseng and Cordyceps provides all the benefits of essence of chicken, American ginseng and cordyceps, packing a lot of immunity boosting benefits in a one tiny bottle.


Lingzhi has been strongly documented in medical books since more than 2000 years ago and is  written in Ben Cao Gang Mu; the well-known first medicinal journal from China. Under traditional Chinese medicine, Lingzhi replenishes Qi, assist in respiratory aliments, controls blood glucose, gives immunity and hepatoprotection. G. Lucidum. Among Linzhing’s compounds are polysaccharides and peptidoglycans which controls blood glucose, anti-inflammatory, reduce ulcers and tumours and immunity boosting. Triterpenes are also a natural component that is anti-inflammatory, reduce tumours and lipid levels in the blood. Lingzhi having a long history of medicinal benefits has been added into Kinohimitsu Essence of Chicken with Lingzhi creating a product with high health benefits from lingzhi and essence of chicken which you will not want to miss!

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