Albizziae flower May 5, 2010

Filed under: Live Space — cnesgreen @ 6:18 pm








Albizziae flower is commonly known as the Chinese Prozac. Research has not been completed, but it appears to support the traditional use in China for this herb, also known as the “ happiness herb “. The American Herbalist Guild has found this herb brings the mind to inner calm, contentment. peace and happiness.












Albizziae flower has been used as an anti-depressant, analgesic, anodyne, anthelminthic, anxiety, restlessness, insomnia, proteinase inhibitor, anti inflammatory, anti-microbial (an agent that destroys microbes), cardiotonic (an agent that stimulates or otherwise affects the heart) hypocholesterolemic (agent to lower blood cholesterol levels).

Is being used as a stabalising agent, effecting mask cells, reducing release of antihostamines. Helps to reduce the level of allergy inducing antibodies, assists with eczema and urticaria. 


It contains :

cardiac glycosides




Albizzia does not contain alkaloids  










Add 1-2 tsp dry albizziae flower into the glass (or teapot)


Wash them with hot water.


Pour hot water into the glass again and wait for about 3 minutes.








Lily, Goji










Sweet and refreshing.












Once a bag of herbals or flowers is opened, The herbals could be kept in ambient and dry conditions such as in the living room, the study or the office, but it must be completely away from light, moisture, smell and heat.


An airtight container or a vacuum tank is an ideal storage solution.




Sealed Clips are also a good choice for opened packaging bags.





The quality of the herbals lasts longer if they are kept in the fridge. But please make sure the package is sealed and cover with a box to insulate from temperature change.


In addition, if the bag is taken in and out from the fridge very often, this will cause heat stress to the herbals as temperature is increased and decreased very frequently. Air will be drawn from outside and condensation will occur.




That is why we packed our herbals into small sealed packaging bags instead of large bags or boxes. You could open a small bag of the herbal and enjoy its freshness while the other bags are sealed and well kept in the fridge.









Many alternative medicine health care providers feel that using certain herbal teas during pregnancy is a great way to support optimal pregnancy health. Herbal teas can often provide an additional source of nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, and iron.


However, due to the lack of studies on most herbs, the FDA encourages caution when consuming herbal teas during pregnancy.


It is always best to talk with a qualified medical professional about any herbal teas that you are interested in drinking.


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