Chinese Herbal Medicine

There are more than 3,200 herbs in China that can be used in more than 400 different formulas to help various health problems. Each formula is usually comprised of between four to twelve different ingredients, in the forms of teas, powders, pills, tinctures, and syrups.

Generally speaking, one or two herbs in each formula have the greatest effect on the main problem, while other ingredients will help minor aspects of the problem, direct the whole formula to specific parts of the body, and assist the major herbs work more efficiently. Traditional Chinese practitioners prescribe different herb mixtures depending individual patients’ skin, hair, tongue, eyes, pulse, as well as voice conditions. Herb mixtures can be very effective in helping infertility and other health issues.

With more than 5,000 years of history, the Chinese herbalism is a probably the oldest independent continually practised medical therapy in the world.

From the view of the Traditional Chinese Medicine, the illness is more likely caused by external environmental factors, such as, pathogens, bacteria, injuries, accidents, cold, damp and dryness; and also caused by the internal emotional factors, stress, worries, anxiety, depression, anger or grief. As they all tend to drain the body’s energy, leading the organ function be underactive or be overactive.

Working on the same diagnostic basis as acupuncture, Chinese herbalism has powerful healing properties by working on strengthening the internal organs function, and re-establishing the natural balance and harmony within the body.

Chinese herbal medicine is especially effective in the areas of stress, depression, infertility, irregular period, or skin conditions. Herbal medicine can be used separately but is often seen in conjunction with acupuncture.

Chinese herbs are taken as a drink by boiling up dried herbs. They may also be taken as pills, powders, creams and lotions. We are providing traditional treatment for the modern world.