Qingdao has several famous Traditional Chinese Medicine (Zhōngyī 中医) pharmacies located throughout China’s Sailing City. Most have in house physicians that after consultation can determine the best course of medicinal herbs for your medical condition. Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back more than 2000 years and focuses on improving the medical conditions or patterns of disharmony rather than treating the symptoms. Clinical physicians do this through identification of functional entities which regulate digestion, breathing, aging, etc.
Beijing TongRenTang Pharmacy
75D Hong Kong Middle Road
Telephone: +86 (532) 8381-3756; 8587-7167
Shibei District > Fushan Bay Area (Central Qingdao)
Qingdao, Shandong Province. P.R. China
北京同仁堂, 香港中路75号丁, 中国山东省青岛市市南区
Antiviral Medicinal Herbs Available in Qingdao:
Woad Root (Isatis tinctoria L., or Isatis indigotica), (Bǎn lán gēn 板 藍 根); Woad Leaf, (Dà qīngyè大青葉)
One of the leading anti-viral herbs. In a study of over 11,000 people who were exposed to mumps, the infectious manifestation was forestalled by using a decoction of woad root. Woad root tea is the most popular herbal tea to prevent and treat flu in China.
Applications: chicken pox, chronic myelogenous leukemia, digestive tract ulcer- infection, diptheria, epilepsy, erysipelas (丹 毒), gum alveolitis, hepatitis with jaundice, herpes simplex II, herpes zoster, influenza, keratitis, measles with pneumonia, meningitis B, meningococcal meningitis (流行性腦脊髓膜炎), psoriasis, middle ear infection, pink eye, ulcer of the mouth in children, SARS, sinus infections of children, tonsillitis.
Forsythia Fruit (Forsythia supensa Vahl.), (Liánqiáo 連翹)
A pointed, oval-shaped capsule with a hard shell. Because of its anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and immunity-enhancing properties, forsythia fruit is widely used to treat common cold, influenza, swelling and pain in the throat, and skin inflammation.
Applications: broad spectrum antibiotic effect, lower fever, anti inflammation, protect liver, stop vomiting, help blood circulation, promote urination.
Honeysuckle Flower (Lonicera japonica Thunb.), (Jīnyín huā 金銀花)
Named “gold-and-silver flower” in Chinese. Research indicates that this flower bud can deactivate the PR8 strain of influenza virus. The study also indicates that honeysuckle works wonderfully to treat other infectious diseases, including pneumonia and viral conjunctivitis.,
Applications: respiratory tract infection, influenza, acute infection of the tonsils, acute infection of the mammary glands, lobar pneumonia, bacterial type of dysentery, acute appendicitis, boils allergy reaction of skin.
Baical Skullcap Root (Scutellaria, baicalensis Georg.), (Huáng qín 黃芩)
The dried root of scutellaria. It is an anti-viral agent, effective against influenza viruses. This herb and its active substance, baicalin, are used in the treatment of upper respiratory infections, either bacterial or viral.