Chinese herbal medicine works on the same theories and principles as acupuncture and is also a key component in Traditional Chinese Medicine. After taking a case history from the patient and making a diagnosis, a formula of carefully and proportionally weighed herbs will be created from a selection of over 400 Chinese herbs. Instructions will be given on the best way to take the medicine for maximum effectiveness and alleviation of symptoms.
WHAT CAN CHINESE MEDICINE HELP?
In a list published by the World Health Organisation of the United Nations, Traditional Chinese Medicine is considered appropriate treatment for the following conditions:
Colds, Flu, Bronchitis and Hepatitis
Eczema, Acne, Herpes, Psoriasis and Vitiligo.
Ears, Nose and Throat :
Hay fever, Tinnitus, Sinus Infection, Sore Throat, Earache, Dizziness
Migraines, High Blood Pressure, Asthma, Ulcer, Palpitations, Gastritis, Indigestion, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Heartburn, Colitis, Haemorrhoids, Diabetes, Hypoglycaemia, Oedema.
Muscular-Skeletal + Neurological :
Arthritis, Sciatica, Rheumatism, Back Pain, Neuralgia, Lumbago, Stiff Neck, Frozen Shoulder, Hemiplegia, Stroke, Bell’s Palsy, Bursitis, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Sports Injuries.
Anxiety, Insomnia, Depression, Stress, Fatigue.
Genito-Urinary + Reproductive :
Infertility, Impotence, Pre-menstrual Syndrome, Irregular Periods or Cramps, Hot Flushes, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Menopause Symptoms, Recurrent Cystitis, Vaginitis, Morning Sickness, Bedwetting.
Smoking, Alcoholism, Weight etc.