Sichuan Lovage (Chuan Xiong)

Sichuan Lovage Illustration

What is Sichuan Lovage?

Sichuan Lovage is a plant whose root and stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine. It is high in many nutrients and minerals, including Vitamin C and B complex, as well as Quercetin, all of which contain anti-inflammatory properties, promote circulation and nourish the skin. An excellent anti-aging ingredient, Sichuan Lovage can also improve kidney function through its use as irrigation therapy for inflammation of the kidneys and lower urinary tract. Studies have shown it helps relieve menstrual symptoms and has the potential to help with arthritis and boost respiration processes.*


What are the Benefits of Sichuan Lovage?

Sichuan Lovage is a diuretic that flushes toxins without electrolyte loss.  It increases circulation and has powerful anti-inflammatory properties that encourage skin tone and firmness.  Thanks to its antihistamine properties, it alleviates allergy symptoms.  Sichuan Lovage can also ease digestion and reduce bloating, and can reduce menstrual symptoms.  

  • Increases circulation and reduces inflammation, nourishing the skin and encouraging tone and firmness
  • Alleviates allergy symptoms
  • Aid in digestion and reduces bloating and menstrual symptoms


    Sichuan Lovage in Traditional Chinese Medicine

    In traditional Chinese medicine, Szechuan lovage is used to regulate and stimulate blood flow and to support cardiac function. The root has been used to treat menstrual issues and reduce the occurrence of blood clots. Considered a "warming" herb, Szechuan lovage is used for cold or yin conditions.*

    How to Take Sichuan Lovage

    Sichuan Lovage is commonly available as an oral tablet or capsule, extract or tea. It is used in our supplements and can be found in our Surface Appeal.

    Easily incorporate Sichuan Lovage into your lifestyle with The Hao Life’s Chinese herbal supplements. Explore our herbal superblends to find out which one meets your unique needs!


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