Along with acupuncture, herbal medicine is one of the major branches of Eastern Medicine. The herbal medicines are prepared mostly from plant leaves, stalks, roots, flowers, seeds or fruits.
Unlike conventional medications which focus on symptoms and prescribe particular drugs to relieve these symptoms, herbal medicines focus on the constitutional system imbalance which causes these symptoms, and work to harmonize and restore the optimal constitutional system,
therefore, the symptoms can be relieve or resolved.
These herbs are classified according to their functions and can be used alone (single) or combined with other formula in order to enhance their actions and effect. Herbal medicine can be prescribed for each unique individual in different ways such as: raw herbs which are boiled into tea, powders, liquid extracts, pills, and capsules.
Herbal medicine can be used together with acupuncture to expedite the healing process, and to strengthen and support the body.
These herbal medicine have been commonly used for allergies, sinusitis, asthma, menstrual disorders, menopause, fibroids, infertility, headache, osteoarthritis, eczema, psoriasis, digestive disorders, weight control, fatigue, anxiety, hypertension, and more.