Bai Qian

Botanical Name: Cynanchi Stauntionii Rhizoma Category: Transform Cold-Phlegm Taste: Sweet, Acrid Temperature: Slightly Warm Channels Entered: Lung Dosage: 3-9g Cautions & Contraindications: This is an acrid herb that is strongly dispersing and thus should not be...

Acupuncture Protocols for IVF

Phases of IVF Pre-treatment (suppression or down regulation; GnRH) Long protocol Short protocol Ovarian Stimulation Final Egg Maturation (trigger) Egg Retrieval Fertilization in lab if IVF Culture Embryos Transfer Luteal Phase (aka 2 wk wait) Pre-Treatment: Long GnRH...

Bai Zhu

Botanical Name: Atractylodis macrocephalae Rhizoma Category: Tonify the Qi Taste: Bitter, Sweet Temperature: Warm Channels Entered: Spleen, Stomach Dosage: 6-15g Key Characteristics: Tonifies the Spleen qi, dries dampness, and quiets the fetus. Cautions and...

Zhi Ban Xia

Botanical Name: Pinelliae Rhizoma Preparatum Category: Warm & Transform Phlegm-Cold Taste: Acrid Temperature: Warm Channels Entered: Lung, Spleen, Stomach Dosage: 3-9g Cautions and Contraindications: This herb is toxic. Only the prepared form should ever be...