Chinese Herbal Medicine is often a complementary treatment with acupuncture. Herbs are prescribed based on your specific symptoms and patterns of balance and imbalance, whether as a pre-formulated tablet, or an individually compounded prescription.
Chinese Herbal Medicine is a complex system that draws from over 360 substances, with multiple applications, to create a formula designed to treat a specific person or pattern. On benefit of Chinese Herbal Medicine is that it can treat the underlying causes as well as symptoms. The formula attempts to bring the body closer to homeostasis so it can heal itself.
Herbal formulations, both pre-formulated and individually compounded, are sourced from reputable American companies which test for genus, toxic materials and pesticides. When prescribed by a trained herbalist, these formulations based on 3000 years of experience can safely address the root causes of many disorders.