Chinese Herbology

2. Chinese Herbology

Chinese herbal medicine has been used over thousands of years. It is the major modality that is utilized in China to promote and treat common health problems.

  • It can be used alone or in combination with Acupuncture to enhance each other’s therapeutic effects.
  • In Chinese medicine, herbs are often combined in formulas by particular rules and given as teas, capsules, pills, granules or powders.
  • Formal education of Chinese herbal medicine in China is a 5-6 year program on average for Chinese medical doctors.

Only qualified Chinese medical doctors know how to prescribe an individualized herbal formula that avoids possible adverse effects and maximizes the therapeutic effect.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), AcuHerbal Wellness Center, Naples, FL, Ft Myers, FL, holistic healing

The advantages of Chinese Herbology:

  • Widely used: Chinese herbal medicine is widely used for many conditions, can target multiple signs and symptoms.
  • Less side effects: The safety of Chinese herbal medicine is not only due to the herbs coming from nature, but also due to the holistic view of Chinese medicine in diagnosis and treatment. By following the compatibility principles of Chinese herbal medicine, the whole formula is balanced to maximize the therapeutic effects and minimize any adverse effects to the body. In recent years, the Chinese herbal medicine has proven quite successful in relieving the side effects of radiation or chemotherapy.
  • Strengthen effects: Chinese herbal medicine can strengthen the function of body systems (Ex. boost immune system) and nourish body substanses. In addition to treating serious diseases, it is also commonly used for disease prevention and health maintenance.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Compared to convential medicine, Chinese herbal medicine has lower costs for achieving equivalent treatment results.
Initial herbal medicine consultation (45 – 60 minutes):  $150 (one time)
Herbal extract granules: $200/month, Herbal pills: $40/2 weeks
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