Alchemica Botanica Ai Ye

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Artemisiae argyi Folium
Ai Ye essential oil is steam-distilled Artemisiae argyi Folium, used commonly as a gynecological medicinal herb. It has a pungent, earthy aroma that generates a warm, steady hum around the ears and continues deep into the core to produce a sense of stability and peace. Entering the spleen, liver and kidney channels, it is used to open the flow of Qi and blood and help alleviate dampness. And like all essential oils, Ai Ye is easy to use, fast acting and cost effective.

Common Uses
* To warm channels and stop bleeding Stop menstrual and uterine bleeding from deficient cold conditions.
* Dispel cold and reduces pain For cold caused menstrual cramps and abdominal pain.
* Calm the fetus. For Restless Fetus Syndrome.
* Practitioners may find Ai Ye helpful for some respiratory problems and allergies, used orally (very sparingly), topically (diluted), or inhaled.
* Blended with Gan Jiang essential oils for prolonged uterine bleeding due to cold, and Dang Gui essential oil for irregular menstruation and abdominal pain due to cold and deficiency.
* Use with caution in cases of heat in the blood or yin deficiency

Major known chemical constituents: sesquiterpines, triterpenes (Bensky Materia Medica)

Available in 5ml bottles
Alchemica Botanica was started by Evelyn Robert, L.Ac. It grew out of her deep respect for Chinese medicinal herbs developed over more than 30 years as a TCM practitioner - and chiefly inspired by Daoist Master Dr. Jeffrey Yuen whose teaching on the use of essential oils in TCM has guided practitioners into new dimensions of treatment.

From the beginning Evelyn’s search for reputable extractors in China and testing oils has been a slow but important process. She began visiting large and small extractors, distillers, and perfumers who were enthusiastic and dedicated to producing high quality essential oils from the finest authentic herbs. Her suppliers gradually fell into place – among them a factory/plantation using CO2 extraction in Guangdong Province, a small family-run steam distillery in Jiangxi Province, and a large distillery in southern China focusing on the Chrysanthemum scent.

In the end Evelyn’s persistence paid off. Alchemica Botanica TCM Essential Oils became the first line of essential oils dedicated purely to traditional Chinese herbs and substances, intended for therapeutic use in acupuncture and Chinese medicine in general. It fills a void in currently available essential oils by providing practitioners and their patients with authentic Chinese medicinal herb essences that are easy to use, fast acting and cost effective.
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