Dried Arborvitae Seeds 柏子仁 (Bai Zi Ren) | (500g)

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Dried Arborvitae seeds, also known as Bai Zi Ren or Arborvitae seeds (Platycladus orientalis), have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for their potential health benefits.

Potential benefits

Calming 😇: Dried Arborvitae seeds are often used for their calming and sedative properties. They are believed to have a soothing effect on the nervous system, which can help promote relaxation, reduce anxiety, and support restful sleep. They are sometimes used in herbal formulations for individuals experiencing insomnia or nervousness.

Respiratory 🌬: Arborvitae seeds are commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine to support respiratory health. They are believed to have expectorant properties and may help alleviate coughs, particularly those associated with phlegm and congestion.

Skincare ✋: Some traditional uses of dried Arborvitae seeds involve topical applications for skin conditions. They are believed to have a moisturising and soothing effect on the skin, making them suitable for addressing dry or itchy skin.

Recommended Dosage

It's important to note that while dried Arborvitae seeds have a long history of traditional use, scientific research on their specific effects and safety is limited. It's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional or a qualified practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine for personalised guidance and appropriate usage of dried Arborvitae seeds.

Here are some suggestions on how to use Dried Arborvitae seeds:

Herbal Decoctions: Dried Arborvitae seeds are often used to make herbal decoctions or infusions. Here's a simple method:

  • Take about 6-10g of dried Arborvitae seeds and rinse them with water.
  • Place the rinsed seeds in a pot with about 500ml of water.
  • Bring the water to a boil and then simmer it over low heat for about 20-30 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid to remove the seeds and drink the resulting decoction.

This decoction can be consumed 1-2 times per day, depending on the recommendations of a healthcare professional or a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Herbal Tea Infusion: Dried Arborvitae seeds can also be used to make herbal tea infusions. Here's how:

  • Take about 2-4g of dried Arborvitae seeds and place them in a cup.
  • Pour boiling water over the seeds and let them steep for about 10-15 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid and drink the herbal tea.

Herbal tea infusions can be consumed 1-2 times per day. You may add honey or lemon to enhance the taste if desired.

Added to Smoothies or Beverages: You can add a teaspoon of dried Arborvitae seed powder to your favorite smoothies or beverages for an herbal boost.

Blended with Honey or Syrup: The powdered form can be blended with honey or syrup to create a paste that can be consumed directly or added to other dishes.

Used in Cooking: Dried Arborvitae seed powder can be used as a seasoning or flavoring agent in cooking, especially in dishes where a mild herbal taste is desired.

Authentic Quality 

Our Arborvitae seeds are grown using the authentic DaoDi concept and is non-sulphur treated to retain the highest quality ingredient. 

Gluten & Cruelty Free, Vegan Friendly, Non-Sulphur Treated
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