Herbal Medicine

Herbal medicine has a long history in the Orient.  The first Chinese material, the Shen-Nung Herbal Classic, was begun during the Stone Age and completed in the later part of the 5th century B.C.

In this herbal classic, herbs are categorized into three groups.  The first group is called “food herbs” which are eaten as part of one’s diet for general fortification, prevention and maintenance.  The other two groups are called “medicinal herbs” which are dispensed to each patient as an individual formula based on one’s constitution, environment and medical condition.

Medicinal herbal therapy works in conjunction with acupuncture by providing the nourishing support for the energetic “re-programming” and “re-balancing” efforts of acupuncture.

Herbal medicine uses a range of plant, mineral and animal products to design a herbal formula that is suitable for your condition.  Chinese herbal medicine is used to treat a wide variety of health problems  including headaches, skin problems, arthritis, musculoskeletal injuries , menstrual disorders and some psychological conditions.  At the clinic we use herbs in granule form from Taiwan or patent herbal pills/capsules.  All of our herbs are of the best quality and are approved by the Federal Government’s Therapeutic Goods Authority (TGA) and have thus been acknowledged as suitable for human consumption and are non-toxic.   We do not use any banned products in our formulae and all processed herbs have been manufactured under Good Manufacturing Process (GMP).