iStock_000007545404_SmallChinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) therapy involves the use of natural plants, minerals, each having its own specific characteristics and particular medical use to treat diseases, rectify the over-activity or under-activity of yin and yang, and help restore the body to its normal physiological functions.

Herbal formulas may contain 4 to 12 different ingredients, to be taken in the form of teas, powders, pills, tinctures, or syrups. Chinese herbal remedies are usually made up of a number of herbs and mineral. It simply requires you to dissolve in hot water and drink, much like instant coffee. One prescription will usually last a week to a week and a half. Chinese Herbal medicine has been used as front line medicine by the majority of the worlds population since recorded history, and I still the mist widely utilised medical system. Adverse reactions to Chinese herbs are extremely rare and are negligible when compared to those commonly produced by pharmaceutical drugs