Herbal Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine Herbal therapyThe extensive Chinese pharmacopeia commonly used in the course of treatment provides a detailed description  of  hundreds of herbs, animals, minerals, and their nutritional values and energetic characteristics.  These herbs contain vitamins, natural anti-inflammatory steroids, and antibiotic substances for local or systemic treatment. Usually herbs are prescribed in combination to enhance their properties, to ease their effects, or to create a desirable action on a specific part of the body. For example, to treat a condition, a group of herbs (a formula) with warming characteristics, or one with cooling effects, might be prescribed. There are hundreds of traditional formulas that have been used for thousands of years by TCM doctors, which are available in pills, powders, extracts, tinctures, and raw form for decoctions. Herbs such as, Ginseng, Astragalus, Ginger, Turmeric and St John’s Wort. Herbalife