English, Chinese (PIN YIN), and Latin Herb Cross Reference List

I occasionally get questions asking me to translate a herb name for them. The list is in alphabetical order from PIN YIN. Let me explain quickly why we use Chinese names and not English names when working with Chinese herbs. English names for herbs usually use the Latin names or other common names for herbs. This poses a problem because English names can use family names and ‘slang’ names. Lets take Angelica for example. Now there are 3 different types of [...]


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