LUSCIOUS HAIR -Herbal Medicine

LUSCIOUS HAIR -Herbal Medicine



  • Stimulates Hair Growth
  • Prevents Graying Hair
  • Strengthens Bones
  • Improves Vision
  • Anti-Aging
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We have created modern versions of Classic Chinese Herbal Formulas used effectively to treat disease for hundreds of years. Through scientific research and clinical experience, these herbal formulas have been found to be effective yet gentle with few to no side effects unlike western pharmaceuticals. We welcome questions and are available for herbal consults, or see your local acupuncturist.

What It Is:
The Chinese have used treasured herbs for centuries to restore luscious hair growth.  Research studies show 60% of people with hair loss have regrown hair within three months after taking just one herb in this powerful formula!

Herbs are plant based with few side effects, unlike pharmaceuticals.  The gentle nature of herbs necessitates larger doses; think of them as healing foods.

Phone Consults: Available by Appointment Only 

Dosage based on body weight. Take for a minimum of 6-8 weeks.  Most effective when used with weekly Acupuncture.

Body Weight        Daily Total 
100-130 lbs      6 Caps 3x day
130-150 lbs      7 Caps 3x day
150-170 lbs      8 Caps 3x day
170-200 lbs     9 Caps 3x day
200-230 lbs    10 Caps 3x day
Over 230 lbs   11 Caps 3x day

He Shou Wu, Nu Zhen Zi, Tu Si Zi, Bu Gu Zhi, Di Huang, Niu Xi, Sang Ye, Hei Zhi Ma, Xi Xian Cao, Jin Yin Hua, Sang Shen, Mo Han Lian, Jin Ying Zi

He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori):
Slightly warm in nature, with a bitter-sweet taste, He Shou Wu (Radix Polygoni Multiflori) acts on the Liver and Kidney channels, nourishing the blood and replenishing Jing. Blood and Jing deficiencies can manifest as dizziness, blurred vision, gray hair and soreness. He Shou Wu is also used to treat dizziness, insomnia, prematurely gray hair and soreness.

Research: According to one study, a formula containing this herb was 88.98% effective in treating 36 patients with prematurely gray hair.
Channels: Kidney, Liver
Temperature: Slightly warm
Taste: Sweet, Bitter, Astringent\
[1] Shan Dong Zhong Yi Za Zhi (Shandong journal of Chinese Medicine), 1983; 4:41

Nu Zhen Zi (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi):
According to traditional Chinese medicine, Liver and Kidney deficiencies can often lead to loss of hair, prematurely gray hair, as well as dizziness or soreness and weakness of the lower back and knees. Nu Zhen Zi (Fructus Ligustri Lucidi) have been documented to treat Yin deficiency and to strengthen the body. Sweet and bitter in flavor, Nu Zhen Zi covers the Liver and Kidney channels, clearing deficient heat, improving eyesight and keeping the hair health and luscious.

Research: Administration of Nu Zhen Zi has been shown to increase the levels of white blood cells in the body, with effective results in reversing neutropenia. [1]
Channels: Liver, Kidney
Temperature: Cool
Taste: Sweet, bitter
[1] Zhong Cheng Yao Yan ]iu (Research of Chinese Patent Medicine), 1982; (I ):42

Tu Si Zi (Semen Cuscutae):
Tu Si Zi (Semen Cuscutae), also known as dodder seeds, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine as a tonic. Nourishing the Kidney Yin and Yang and strengthening the essence, this acrid and sweet herb is an excellent remedy for various diseases, such as impotence, hair loss, poor vision, frequent urination and lower back pain.

Research: Animal studies have shown that Tu Si Zi can delay aging and protect the brain tissue, being an excellent component of the Luscious Hair herb formula. Administration of Tu Si Zi on patients with vitiligo has been shown to have good results in 8 out of 10 cases. [1]
Channels: Liver, Kidney
Taste: Acrid, sweet
[1] Xi An Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Baa (Journal of Xian University School of Medicine), 1959; 6:88

Bu Gu Zhi (Fructus Psoraleae):
According to traditional Chinese medicine, Bu Gu Zhi (Fructus Psoraleae) is warm in nature, with a bitter and acrid taste. It goes to the Kidney and Spleen channels, fortifying the Yang and consolidating the Jing. Bu Gu Zhi’s main functions is nourishing the Kidney and warming the Spleen. It’s commonly used to treat impotence, premature ejaculation, cold and painful lower back, as well as urinary incontinence and diarrhea. Thanks to its properties, Bu Gu Zhi is also used as an immune-stimulant to increase white blood cells levels.

Research: According to one study, 45 patients with alopecia were treated with 84.4% effectiveness using intramuscular injection of Bu Gu Zhi. [1]
Channels: Kidney, Spleen
Temperature: Very warm
Taste: Bitter, acrid
[1] Zhong Cao Yao Tong Xun (Journal of Chinese Herbal Medicine), 1972; 1:41

Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae):
Used to nourish Yin and treat Kidney-Yin deficiency Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae) is one of the most regarded herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. This sweet and juicy herb generates body fluids, clears heat and invigorates the Yin. It is commonly used to treat complications caused by heat excess in the body, such as irritability, hot flashes, fever, dry mouth, steaming bones sensations and soreness.

According to Chinese medicine, heat in the blood can lead to a series of dermatological disorders. Due to its properties, Di Huang can treat urticarial, rashes and itching as help patients keep their hair strong and healthy. Shu Di Huang can also help maintain normal blood levels.

Research: In one study, 62 patients with cardiovascular disorders were treated with Shu Di Huang for 2 weeks [1]. As a result, their blood pressure, triglycerides and cholesterol levels dropped.
Channel: Liver, Kidney
Temperature: Slightly warm
Taste: Sweet
[1] Cha11g l'o11g Zho11g l'ao Cheng Fen l'll l'ao Li Shou Ce (A Handbook of the Composition and Pharmacology of Common Chinese Drugs), 1994; 792-793

Niu Xi (Radix Cyathuale seu Acyranthis):
Niu Xi (Radix Cyathulae seu Achyranthis) refers to both Chuan Niu Xi (Radix Cyathulae) and Huai Niu Xi (Radic Achyranthis Bidentatae).
Chuan Niu Xi and Huai Niu Xi have very similar functions and indications. Chuan Niu Xi is a strong blood-activating herb used to treat disorders characterized by blood stasis, such as irregular menstruations, menstrual pain and amenorrhea. Huai Niu Xi on the other hand, acts mostly on the Liver channel, strengthening the tendons and bones. Niu Xi is a strong herb that nourishes and invigorates the body, with great results in treating numerous disorders.
Research: In one report, 110 patients with acute epistaxis were treated with 100% effectiveness with a herbal formula containing Niu Xi. [1]
Channels: Liver, Kidney
Temperature: Neutral
Taste: Bitter, sour
[1] Zhe Jiang Zhong Yi Za Zhi (Zhejiang Journal of Chinese Medicine), 1982; 17(2):86

Sang Ye (Folium Mori):
A common herb used in Chinese food recipes, Sang Ye (Folium Mori) is valued for its medicinal properties and health benefits. Rich in vitamins and nutrition it is commonly used to reduce inflammation and to low blood pressure and blood sugar level. Sang Ye has many benefits, helping the body to grow strong and pure. Rich in chlorophyll, it helps the body absorb high levels of oxygen, accelerating its purification.

Research: In one study, 31 patients were treated with intramuscular injections of Sang Ye with a 81% rate of effectiveness. [1]
Channels: Lung, Liver
Temperature: Cold
Taste: Bitter, sweet
[1] Zho11g Guo No11g Om Yi Xue (Chinese Agricultural Medicine), 1983; 3:24

Hei Zhi Ma (Semen Sesami Nigrum):
Also known as black sesame seeds, Hei Zhi Ma (Semen Sesami Nigrum) is a highly regarded herbs in traditional Chinese medicine. According to one of the largest books on Chinese medicine, one year of treatment with Hei Zhi Ma can improve skin problems, while two years of treatment can reverse gray hair. Hei Zhi Ma treats Liver blood and Kidney Jing deficiencies, one of the main cause of premature gray hair. Furthermore, this sweet herb is rich in oils and lubricates the intestines to treat constipation.
Channels: Liver, Kidney
Temp: Neutral
Taste: Sweet

Xi Xian Cao (Herba Siegesbeckiae)
This cold and bitter herb has been used to treat rheumatism, wind-damp, weak bones and tendons and weakness in the lower back and knees. Due to its calming effects, Xi Xian Cao is also used in the beauty field to treat skin and hair problems.

Research: In one study, patients suffering from bi zheng (painful obstruction syndrome) and other musculoskeletal disorders were treated with good results with an herbal formula containing Xi Xian Cao. [1]
Channels: Kidney, Liver
Temp: Cold
Taste: Bitter
[1] Shang Hai Zhong Yi Yao Za Zhi (Shanghai Journal of Chinese Medicine and Herbology), 1982; 9:33

Jin Yin Hua (Flos Lonicerae):
Cold in nature and sweet in flavor, Jin Yin Hua acts on the Lung, Stomach and Large Intestine channels. It is commonly used to treat wind-heat with sore throat, fever, perspiration and thirst. Due to its mild properties, Jin Yin Hua can be consumed regularly.

Research: According to recent research, Jin Yin Hua also has a mild stimulating influence on the central nervous system. [1] In one study, patients with mastitis were treated with good results with an herbal formula containing Jin Yin Hua. [2]
Channels: Lung, Stomach, Large Intestine
Temp: Cold
Taste: Sweet
[1] CA, 1961; 55:20218
[2] Zhong Yi Za Zhi (Journal of Chinese Medicine), 1965; 10:47

Sang Shen (Fructus Mori):
According to traditional Chinese medicine, premature gray hair is caused by Yin and blood deficiencies of the Liver and Kidney. Sang Shen (Fructus Mori) strengthens and nourishes the Yin and blood, improving the hair’s health and restoring its color. Rich in nutrients, this cold and sweet herb can stimulate hair growth and help restore gray hair back to its original color. Furthermore, due to its properties on nourishing blood and regulating QI, Sang Shen is a great anti-aging remedy.Sang Shen can also generate body fluids and replenish the Yin and is used to treat hot flashes, thirst and fatigue.

Research: In a study conducted to investigate the anti-diabetic effects of Sang Shen, good results were shown in a control group of rats. [1]
Channels: Heart, Liver, Kidney
Temp: Cold
Taste: Sweet
[1] Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Aug;93(2):198-204. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2011.03.037. Epub 2011 Apr 27.

Mo Han Lian (Herba Ecliptae):
Mo Han Lian (Herba Ecliptae) acts primarily on the Liver and Kidney channels, nourishing the Yin and cooling the blood. Due to its medicinal properties, it is indicated for dizziness, blurred vision, soreness in the lower back and knees, as well as early white hair.

Research: In one study, 30 patients with coronary artery disease, were treated with 96.7% effectiveness with a Mo Han Lian formula. [1]
Channels: Liver, Kidney
Temperature: Cold
Taste: Sweet, sour
[1] Tian ling Yi Yao (Tianjing Medicine and Herbology), 1986; 8:490

Jin Ying Zi (Fructus Rosae Laevigatae):
Jin Ying Zi (Fructus Rosae Laevigatae) is an herb known especially for its versatility. Acting on the Kidney, Bladder and Large Intestine channels, this sour plant is commonly used to treat various disorders characterized by leakage of body fluids from the lower Jiao. Rich in zinc and selenium, Jin Ying Zi is a great antioxidant used to prevent and treat cancerous diseases.

Research: In one clinical study, 203 patients with uterine prolapse were treated with a 76% rate of effectiveness using a Jin Ying Zi herb formula. [1]
Channels: Kidney, Urinary Bladder, Large Intestine
Temp: Neutral
Taste: Sour, astringent
[1] Zhe Jiang Zhong Yi Za Zhi (Zhejiang journal of Chinese Medicine), 1960; (3):126