The Five Great Tigers

The Five Great Tigers

The Year of the Water Tiger 新年 Xīnnián, the Chinese New Year, also known as 春节 Chūn Jié, is the most important festival of the year for China with epic celebrations. It is a 16 day event starting on New Years Eve and ending on the lantern festival. 新年 Xīnnián dates back over 3,000 years, […]

Croopy Cough™: Is it MEAN & GREEN?

An Incredible Historical Record The Chronological Table of Epidemic Diseases in Ancient China lists MORE THAN 800 RECORDS of various epidemics that plagued its land and people during thousands of years of history. Efforts to prevent and control the outbreaks generated a colossal wealth of experience and documentation. Some of the finest physicians in Chinese […]

Huangfu Mi: A Scholar and Physician

皇甫谧 Huangfu Mi: A Scholar and Physician 皇甫谧 Huangfu Mi was a scholar, physician, and master of Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Famous for his medical canon entitled 針灸甲乙經 Zhen Jiu Jia Yi Jing (Classics of Acupuncture and Moxibustion), Huangfu Mi lived through the late Eastern Han Dynasty, Three Kingdoms Period, and early Western Jin Dynasty.  […]

Si Jin Bao Green Packaging

Environment Friendly Packaging Here at Si Jin Bao much care and detail is paid in every step of our products and shipping processes, down to the very function of the color of our bottles. Our glass and plastic packaging is 100% recyclable.  In addition, our plastic bottles are made from 100% recycled materials.    Why […]

Hua Tuo and The Warlord Cao Cao

華佗 Hua Tuo and The Warlord 曹操 Cao Cao f華佗 Hua Tuo believed that surgery was only an option for diseases that could not be cured with herbs, exercise, or acupuncture. During that time it was unimaginable for a physician to cut into someone’s body for treatment, so naturally Hua Tuo’s take on surgeries was […]

Hua Tuo: The Father of Surgery and Anesthesia

華佗 Hua Tuo: The Father of Surgery and Anesthesia Ancient China has had many highly skilled and humble physicians as well as herbalists born onto its land. We honor those who have preceded us in this lineage by highlighting them in our Famous Ancient Physicians Series. Today we will be talking about 華佗Hua Tuo’s profound […]

Back to School and Autumn with Immun-A-Tea™

Back to School and Autumn with Immun-A-Tea™ In many parts of the Western Hemisphere it is “Back to School” time. If you follow the Ancient Chinese calendar you will also know that the solar term 立秋Lì Qiū, translated as “autumn begins” has just commenced and is a transitional period of the year marking the change […]

Zhang Zhongjing: The Medical Sage

張仲景 Zhang Zhongjing: The Medical Sage During the Eastern Han dynasty between about 150 and 219 AD lived a famous Chinese Herbologist and Physician named 張仲景 Zhang Zhongjing. This legendary man is considered to be one of the finest physicians in history and his written works are considered to be canons. Even as a young […]

Schmoove™: Nutrition for the Skin™

Schmoove™: Nutrition for the Skin™ In the late spring of 1998 “Dr. Kamal”, as his patients affectionately referred to him as, released an external herbaceutical that would provide relief and treat burns for his oncology patients who were undergoing radiation and chemotherapy. His clients started to notice that their skin felt and looked better than […]

Ge Hong: The Ancestor of First Aid

葛洪 Ge Hong: The Ancestor of First Aid 葛洪 Ge Hong was a famous Daoist master, author, scholar, alchemist, and physician. Born in the Eastern Jin Period (317-420 AD), he is famously the first scholar to write about the practice of alchemy and is the father/ancestor of First Aid in Traditional Chinese Medicine. 葛洪 Ge […]