What is Chinese Herbal Medicine?


Herbs are an integral part of Traditional Oriental Medicine; they are taken in conjunction with acupuncture, to enhance its healing effects. They substantially aid in the restoration and maintenance of balance in the body.

Herbs, which include plants, flowers and minerals are highly specific in their actions and possess diverse qualities and properties to target different aspects of disharmony.

Herbal formulae are specifically tailored to the individual needs of each patient and come in many forms, including herbal teas, pills, powders or tinctures. Herbs rarely illicit side effects. Having proved safe and effective for thousands of years. They can usually be taken in conjunction with modern medicine. Emma is trained in herb contraindications and herb/drug interactions.



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