Acupuncture, Registered Massage Therapy, Chinese Medicine|Registered Massage Therapy, Acupuncture, Elements of Health Centre, Vic

By: The Elements Of Health Centre  09-12-2011
Keywords: Medicine, Chinese Medicine, traditional chinese medicine

Chinese herbal medicine, which can be used alone or in conjunction with acupuncture, is the most popular mode of treatment in China for gynecology and other internal medicine disorders. There are approximately 400 pharmacologically active plants and minerals commonly used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM); formulations are customized to address each patient’s distinct condition.

Individual herbs are rarely prescribed in TCM. Instead, herbs are prescribed together and each one is chosen for its unique function as well as its interaction with other herbs in the formula. The synergy of combining 5-20 herbs has a balancing and harmonizing effect, which enables practitioners to treat a person’s whole body constitution more completely.

At the Elements of Health Centre, we have an extensive dispensary of high quality herbal granulations that have been tested for proper identification, pesticides, molds, bacteria and heavy metals. Our onsite pharmacy allows practitioners to customize the prescriptions for each patient.

Keywords: Chinese Herbal Medicine, Chinese Medicine, Medicine, traditional chinese medicine

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