Granules

Turtle and animal products in Chinese medicine

There are two turtle products available in granules from KPC: Gui Ban (Testudinis Plastrum), the shell of the freshwater turtle. Gui Ban (if taken from the wild) is under protection and requires a CITES certificate. It’s salty, sweet and cold and particularly used to nourish the yin and anchor the yang. It also benefits the […]

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Concentration Factors in Granulated Extracts

The ability of an herb to be concentrated simply depends on the water-solubility of the material. If the water solubility of a substance is low, the percentage of concentration is high. The critical factor is that the concentrate has to reflect the full-spectrum which means all the natural constituents making up that particular herb used […]

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