Chinese herbs can address unhealthy body patterns that manifest in a variety of symptoms and complaints.
The aims of Chinese herbs are to help you regain balance in your body and to strengthen your body's resistance to disease.
Chinese Herbs important in traditional Chinese medicine. It has been used for centuries in China, where herbs are considered fundamental therapy for many acute and chronic conditions.
Like acupuncture, Chinese herbs can address unhealthy body patterns that manifest in a variety of symptoms and complaints.
The aims of Chinese herbal therapy are to help you regain balance in your body and to strengthen your body’s resistance to disease. Chinese herbs may be used to:
Chinese herbs are useful in the rehabilitation from many chronic diseases, as well. Chinese herbs may be recommended when you have multiple symptoms or symptoms that are hard to pinpoint, or if you have exhausted traditional medical options and nothing seems to help. Chinese herbs may also be useful when you need therapy to counteract side effects of prescription medications.
Most people don't realize but Chinese herbs are also beneficial as preventive medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions
In conventional medicine, a person’s chief complaint is often solely identified and treated, sometimes with no regard to co-morbidity.
For example, if you complain about irregular periods, you may be prescribed a contraceptive pill that will make your period more regular. However, symptoms such as irritable bowel, headache, irritability and neck pain will not be affected. The Eastern Medicine approach to treatment is slightly different. When you come to an Oriental Medicine practitioner, you will be questioned about all of your symptoms. The goal in Eastern Medicine is to address the underlying cause of all of these symptoms, thus we say we are treating the “what the body is telling us at a whole.”
Depending upon whether your condition is acute or chronic. Typically in the beginning of your treatment you see the herbalist once a week, as you progress you wouldn't have to come as often. The time you need to take the herbs also varies, if you have a common cold, taking a dose of Chinese herbs for one week may be sufficient. On the other hand, if you have been sick for 30 years, you may have to take herbs for a much longer span of time.
ou must see a certified Chinese herbalist for a prescription that is correct for YOU.
Frequently, patients present with multiple symptoms; for example, irregular periods, PMS, irritable bowel, headache, irritability and neck pain. An herbalist will need several herbs to address all of these symptoms, so he or she will combine these herbs in a very specific order. This combination of herbs is called an herbal formula. Combining the herbs also enhances their therapeutic potential and safety of use.
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Typically Chinese Herbs do not have any side affects, but please tell the herbalist if you are taking any prescribed medications before taking any herbal Formulas.
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