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What is Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine?

What is Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine?

Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine consists of 5,767 substances derived from plant, animal, and mineral sources. The use of these substances can be traced back to 1,000 BC. Over the past 3000 years, an incredibly rich and powerful system has medicine has been created. During this time, classical herbal formulas that are effective for many health concerns have been developed. The herbs are available in the form of herbal teas, liquid extracts, tablets, capsules, granules, lotions, creams, salves, or poultices.

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Q: How would acupuncture treat diabetes, along what meridians, and why?

A: Diabetes Mellitus (Type 1 and Type 2) corresponds to the traditional medical diagnosis of, 'xiao ke' or 'Wasting and thirsting disease'. T... Read More