What is Chinese Herbal Medicine?
Chinese Herbal Medicine is one of the oldest and most long-standing healthcare systems in the world.
Chinese Herbal Medicine + TCM has developed and matured to become a natural and holistic system of primary healthcare that is being used by people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds to effectively treat a wide range of chronic and acute health problems.
How is Chinese Herbal Medicine prescribed?
Chinese Herbal Medicines are prescribed either singly or made into a formulae which take into account the individual therapeautic action of each herb and the effects when combined together. A well constructed formula maximises the effectiveness for treating a particular condition, while counteracting and minimising the unwanted effects of an individual herb.
What Conditions does Chinese Herbal Medicine treat?
In addition to providing effective treatment for a wide range of health disorders, Chinese Herbal Medicine may also be used to assist with general health maintenance and disease prevention. By strengthening and enhancing normal body functions, the immune system is boosted and a general sense of well-being promoted.
Conditions typically treated with Chinese Herbal Medicine include (but not limited to):
- Insomnia and Fatigue
- Loss of Appetite and Common Digestive Disorders
- Constipation and Diarrhea
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Common Cold and Influenza
- Chronic Headaches
- Skin Disorders
- Fluid Retention
- Anxiety Depression and Stress