Herbal Therapy

Chinese herbal medicine, a highly complex system of diagnosis and treatment using medicinal herbs, one of the branches of traditional Chinese medicine. Herbs used range from the nontoxic and rejuvenating, such as ginseng, which are used to support the body’s healing system, to highly toxic ones, such as aconite, used in the treatment of disease.

sport2Chinese herbal medicine aims to correct imbalances, resolve patterns of dysfunction and the underlying cause of your health concern. It is another treatment modality to be used in conjunction with diet and nutrition as part of your health plan to help your body restore itself to wholeness.

Under the guidance of the theories of herbal medicine, a practitioner makes a diagnosis using unique techniques and then prescribes 2 to 20 or more herbs to form the herbal remedy according to the individual person’s specific pattern of physical and mental imbalance or disharmony. The herbal remedies composed of raw herbs are normally taken as the form of herbal tea, however, many well established essential remedies are also available in the forms of pills, tablets, capsules, granules and concentrated powders.

Oriental medicine A therapeutic system that classifies foods and herbs according to 4 natures, 5 flavors, 4 directions, and 12 organs and 12 meridians affected; the term encompasses any of nearly 6,000 medicinal substances that have been used for 5,000 years to treat various illness