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.
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.