Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture are considered to
be equally important treatments in Traditional Chinese
Medicine (TCM). They are often combined to be offer the
most effective treatment. Chinese herbal treatments are taken
in a whole food form. Single herbs are rarely used. Most
formulas may contain two to fifteen different ingredients. In
combination, each individual herb has its specific role. Some
may augment or limit the potency of others; some may
concentrate on a specific area of the body while others work
on a different aspect of the illness. Through thousands of
years of practice and research, TCM practitioners have found
formulas to treat a wide variety of symptoms while
stimulating the body’s natural healing process.
Traditionally, herbs have been administered in a number of
different forms. Today, modern techniques allowed the
development of other forms such as capsules, tablets, granule
tea, concentrated pills that are more convenient to use and
There are no side effects associated with Traditional Chinese
Medicine. A qualified TCM practitioner will render treatment
safely and effectively.
It is not necessary to discontinue Western medication while
receiving Chinese medicine.
At Acupuncture & Herbs Medical Clinic, we offer a wide range
of herbal supplement dedicated for various purposes. Please
consult our practitioner for your specific needs.