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  1. Lifestyle - Health - MEDICINE

    Chinese herb thunder god vine works better than drug in easing arthritis

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Chinese herb better than drug in easing arthritis A Chinese herb called thunder god vine is better than a widely prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a newly published study says. The herb has long been used in China to treat the potentially crippling autoimmune disease. Extracts of the herb, called lei gong teng, have ...


    Chinese herb beats drug at rheumatoid arthritis: study

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 11:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely-prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a study published on Monday said. The herb has long been used in China to treat this potentially crippling autoimmune disease, which typically strikes hand and foot joints. It is known in Mandarin as lei gong teng and to botanists ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER RIGHTS

    Customs nab Tsim Sha Tsui trader who misled shoppers over price of Chinese herbs

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 06:26pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... as ordinary customers on Monday arrested a saleswoman in Tsim Sha Tsui for misleading shoppers about the unit of measurement used for quoting prices of Chinese herbs, which turned out to be 10 times ... Descriptions Ordinance took effect on July 19 last year up until the end of the year, shops trading in Chinese herbs and dried seafood have been among the major focuses of complaints received ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - Food & drink

    Spice market: herb mentality

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Susan Jung

    ... and pleasant if used judiciously, but bitter if overused. The needle-like leaves on tough stalks are popular in Mediterranean cuisines. As a fresh herb, rosemary stores well: you can wrap the base ... a herb that dries well, too: tie the stalks together with string and hang them upside down until the leaves turn brittle, before storing in an airtight jar. Rosemary goes well with many meats ...

  5. Sport - Rugby

    Queen tribute act, Hong Kong’s 24Herbs and Eugene Pao to perform at Sevens

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 10:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Hong Kong Police, Auxiliary Police, and Scout Pipe Bands. Hong Kong hip-hop group 24Herbs, and the city’s premier jazz guitarist Eugene Pao, will also perform. ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - FOOD

    Spice market: chervil

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:37am by Susan Jung

    ... of the sprigs in a damp paper towel and put the herb in a plastic bag in the fridge, wetting the towel as needed. Like other types of parsley, chervil loses much of its flavour when dried. Chervil is used (with tarragon, chives and parsley) in the French seasoning mixture fines herbes. Along with thyme and bay leaf, it is one of the aromatics tied together with a string and used to flavour ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - WANT

    Style confessions: Brandon Ho of 24Herbs puts the hip into hip hop

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 10:33pm by Oliver Clasper

    ... Oliver Clasper Brandon Ho For the man known as Ghost Style from local hip hop crew 24Herbs, music is everything. Working under various aliases, Ho is highly regarded as a producer, rapper ... of 24Herbs. He has a brand called Knowledge that sells at 8Five2 in Causeway Bay. G-Shock watch We had a chance to collaborate with G-Shock and they made us 30 pieces of our own watch, which is pretty ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Mum, dad and traditional Chinese medicine produce 50 babies, Baptist University reports 1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs Fifty childless women who sought fertility treatment at Baptist University's traditional Chinese medicine clinics are said to have been able to conceive naturally after six months' treatment. They account ...

  9. News - China - TOURISM

    Dining on herbs and mud, China's ultra-rich discover Switzerland

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 03:26pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... that caters to the ultra-rich. Avant-garde chef Stefan Wiesner, owner of the Gasthof Rössli hotel, "takes groups on horses, rides with them into nature, collects herbs and soil, and he puts ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Shoppers' complaints hit Chinese herb stores

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Shoppers' complaints hit Chinese herb stores Law enforcers are taking a closer look at confusing price tags on Chinese herbal medicine. Since the amendment ... to pay." In most cases, the shops ground up the herbs before presenting the bill, making it hard for the customers to refuse the purchase, said council chairman Professor Wong Yuk-shan. Other ...




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