Chinese Herbal Treatment
“Compendium of Materia Medica” published 440 years ago in China described 1,892 medicinal substances, 11,096 formulas. They were from plants (different parts of plants such as leaves, roots, stems, flowers, seeds had different functions), minerals, animal products.
In traditional Chinese Medicine, herbs are often combined in formulas and given as teas, capsules, liquid extracts, granules, or powders.
Chinese Herbs are recognized by the people from wide range of cultural and social backgrounds due to it’s natural and holistic treatment.
Chinese Medicine practitioner prescribes the formula according the patient’s condition. Diagnosis is made by the unique techniques combining with inspection, listening and smelling, inquiring and palpation (including pulse taking)
A qualified Chinese Herbal Practitioner will take the detail consultation, face, tongue observation, pulse taking, examination, etc to identify what condition you are. This condition is usually including imbalance of body Yin and Yang, Deficiency and Excess, Heat and Cold, Internal and External, Qi, Blood, Body Fluid, Organs, and also including disharmony of the relationship between/among the Qi, Blood, Body Fluid, Organs. Then a specific Chinese Herbal Formula will be prescribed to resolve the condition, to balance the body, harmonize the body, thus to treat the disease and prevent the disease. The formula usually contains around 10-15 herbs which choosing from more than 600 herbs which are available from Australia.