home products videos news contact about


Suggested Retail Price:$29.95
Your Price:$22.46


Soy (Glycine max)

Organ Affinity: Cools: Spleen, Heart and Large Intestines.

Soybeans have played an integral part in Chinese culture, both as a food and as a medicine. It has been
suggested by scientific findings that soy is beneficial for healing chronic diseases including: osteoporosis,
kidney disease, atherosclerosis, and that it has anti-carcinogens and anti-cancer properties for breast, colon,
and prostate cancers. Genistein in soybean plays a major role as a weak estrogen compound which has been
shown to be an estrogen balancer in animal models.

Chinese Blackberry (Rubus suavissimus)

Organ Affinity: Liver & Kidney

Effects: Kidney tonic, astringent.
Indications: Kidney deficiency: impotence, spermatorrhoea, premature ejaculation, urinal incontinence, bed wetting.

Remarks: Improves vision in liver and kidney deficient symptoms. A recent Japanese study indicated antiinflammatory
effects and help with allergies.

Lo Han Kuo (Cucurbitaceae fruit)
Organ Affinity: Spleen & Lungs

Effects: Antipyretic, moist, calming, and relaxing.

Indications: Digestive tract problems; sore throats, coughs, headache, and tension.

Remarks: Effective for climination of constipation, diarrhea, or other digestive problems; relaxes digestive tract and, thus, relieves tension and helps reduce headaches.

Selected References For Phyto-Soy Soy

1. A review of the clinical effects of phytoestrogens. [Review] Obstet Gynecol 1996 May; 87(5 Pt2):897- 904.

2. Rationale for the use of genistein-containing soy matrices in chemoprevention trials for breast and prostate concer. J Cell Biochem Suppl 1995;22: 18 1-7. Bames 5, Peterson TG, Coward L.

3. Biological effects of a diet of soy protein rich in isoflavones on the menstrual cycle of premenopausal women [see comments]. AmJ Chin Nutr 1994 Sep;60(3):333-40. Cassidy A, Bingham 5, Setchell KD.

4. How to reduce the risk factors of osteoporosis in Asia. [Review]. Chung Hua I Hsueh TsaChih (Taipei) 1995 Mar:55(3):209-13. Kao PC, P'engFK.

5. Neonatal genistein chemoprevents mammary cancer. Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 1995 Jan;208(l):120-3. Lamartiniere CA, Holland M, Bames S.

6. Incorporating soy proteins into baked products for use in clinical studies. [Review]. J Nutr 1995 Mar;125(3 Suppl):666s-6745. Klein BP, Perry AK AdairN.

7. Modem applications for an ancient bean: soybeans and the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. [Review] JNutr 1995 Mar;125(3Suppl):5675-5695. Messina M.


1. Chinese Blackberry contains anti-inflammantory and anti-oxidation properties. [Review] Tiencha Tea Extract. Biotec Suntory. Tokyo, Japan.

LO HAN KUO (Cucurbitaceae fruit-Momordica grosvenori)

1. Lee C. "Intense sweetener from Lo Han Kuo (Momordica grosvenori)." Experientia 1975 May 15;31(5):533-4.

Information contained in this bulletin is for informational and educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advise from your physician. This information should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any health problem. You should consult with a health care professional for treatment of any health issue.