Chinese herbal medicine is the use of Chinese medicinals to create formulas based on the specific needs of the patient. Chinese medicinals are usually plant or mineral based products chosen in accordance with Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis and concepts.

 

We use mainly powdered herbs. These are previously decocted medicinals that we customize and formulate on site to ensure the accuracy of the formula. We may also prescribe raw herb formulas,  capsuled herbs or teapills, depending on the need of each patient.

Herbs in Raw Form

Only trained and licensed professionals of Traditional Chinese Medicine are able
to prescribe and dispense Chinese Herbs, as they are pharmacuetical grade and extremely potent. They have limited side effects and your Herbal practitioner knows how to safely administer Chinese Medicinals, so they are safe for all types of people including pregnant women, children and those taking medications.

Most herbal formulas are perscribed at a dosage of 1 to 3 times a day for several months

What is the Difference between Chinese Herbal Medicine and Western Herbalism?

Western folk herbalism primarily treats diseases or symptoms, such as
headaches, runny nose, menstrual pain, etc. Chinese herbal medicine, when
practice as part of TCM, the Chinese herbal formula is based on an
individualized pattern diagnosis as well as a disease diagnosis. This means
the TCM patient receives a custom written herbal prescription designed to
treat both the symptoms and also their individual pattern. Such a TCM
pattern is made up of a patient signs and symptoms as well as their emotional
temperament and bodily constitution

Robyn measuring out raw herbs for a formula.

 


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