Chinese herbal medicine is a key component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and has been used for centuries in China. The philosophy is that there is a mind-body connection and the external environment stress can negatively impact health and wellness. There are thousands of herbs, minerals, teas, extracts and tinctures used to support wellness and treat symptoms and disease. A variety of herbal recipes deliver healing, therapeutic ingredients to the body so it can balance and heal.
The focus is primarily on health and prevention of disease rather that just treating symptoms. Most illnesses present with a clear set of symptoms, however, every person’s needs are different and therefore the herbal remedies prescribed will be unique to each individual seeking support. Practitioners are able to prescribe specific herbal remedies for each person and as the presenting conditions change and improve the remedies will be adjusted accordingly. The goal is to find wellness and balance and then the remedies will no longer be needed. It is very important to seek support from a trained practitioner when using herbal remedies.