Chinese Medicine, herbs are blended together to correct
the underlying imbalance in the body as well as alleviating
the symptoms. There are more than 600 single herbs and
more than 400 traditional formulas in the Chinese medicinal
pharmacopeias A well–designed Chinese Herb formula
can treat many different symptoms at once.
on your condition, Chinese herbs may play an important
role in your treatment plan. While conditions like back
pain or arthritis tend to respond best to acupuncture,
internal problems with digestion, sleep, menopause, skin,
immunity, and reproductive health tend to be best treated
with a combination of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.
Taking a personalized herb blend allows you to reinforce
the same message that we send to your body during acupuncture
about how to get back into balance. Because formulas are
aimed at correcting the underlying imbalance in the body,
a well–designed Chinese Herb formula can treat many
different symptoms at once.
herbal formulas have been used safely and effectively
for over thousands of years. But since every individual
is unique, these classic formulas are modified to address
your particular condition. .
Chinese herbs can be safely taken in conjunction with
Western medication, and may even help to offset the negative
side effects of prescription drugs. If you are taking
medication, it is important to let your acupuncturist
know so that negative drug-herb interactions may be avoided.
the Chinese Herbs prescribed at this office have been
lab tested for safety and purity, and to ensure that they
contain no heavy metals, harmful bacteria, or other potentially
harmful substances. All ready-made Chinese medicinals
sold here meet Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards
and contain no pharmaceuticals.
Prucha, L.Ac., is a Nationally Certified Diplomate in
both Chinese Herbology and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM),
the highest distinctions in the field.