Chinese Herbal Medicines
Herbal medicine is regarded as one of the oldest and most extensively used approach to healthcare worldwide; its origin can be traced back as far as 5,000 years. Chinese herbal medicine takes a holistic approach to health it focuses a considerable amount on the prevention of illnesses as on the treatment.
Chinese herbal medicines are used to assist with general health maintained and disease prevention. It can be achieved through the enhancement and strengthening of our body’s normal functions, boosting immune systems and restoring our sense of well being.
As a qualified herbalist we design specifically formulated plans to suit the needs of each individual client, as the presentation of particular diseases or illnesses differ from person to person, this is why it is important to establish individual and unique treatments plans. Formulas can also be adjusted and modified throughout the course of treatment until the desired health outcome is achieved, while minimising any unwanted effects of an individual herb.
Traditional Chinese herbal medicines can be provided in a variety if forms such as raw, granulated or tablet; each form helps to deliver the herbs effects differently, while tablet and granulated forms are both easier to digest.