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What is Chinese Medicine?

What can Chinese herbal Medicine treat?

Traditional Chinese medicine or Chinese herbal medicine is successfully used for a very wide range of conditions. Among the more commonly treated disorders are:

Many of these conditions, especially in their chronic forms, create great difficulty for conventional medicine, whilst Chinese herbal medicine has a great deal to offer. The results that can be expected and the length of treatment required will depend on the severity of the condition, its duration, and the general health of the patient.

What is Chinese Medicine?

Chinese Medicine (known as Chinese Herbal Medicine, part of #TCM) is one of the greatest herbal systems in the world, with an unbroken tradition going back to 3000 years ago. Yet throughout its history it has continually developed in response to changing clinical conditions, and has been sustained by research into every aspect of its use. This process continues today with the development of modern medical diagnostic techniques and knowledge.

Chinese Medicine includes all oriental traditions emerging from Southeast Asia that have their origins in China. Practitioners may work within a tradition that comes from Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan or Korea. It is a complete medical system that is capable of treating a very wide range of conditions.

The traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine is very different from the western scientific approach we are accustomed to. Chinese Medicine promotes a healthful balance of yin and yang – two forces present in all of nature. When yin or yang forces or qi/energy levels are off-balance in the body and spirit, health problems arise. Chinese herbs and herbal remedies are used to help realign an individual’s yin or yang balance in order to improve overall well-being. Chinese Medicine's formulas include hundreds of popular organic ingredients that work in harmony to produce the desired effects in a person’s body. These ingredients are primarily of plant origin, and may include roots, bark, seeds, flowers and leaves. Each organic ingredient typically has unique characteristics (i.e. yin/yang balancing, qi/energy boosting, etc.) that are reinforced and harmonized in comprehensive ancient Chinese Medicine's formulas that have been passed down through the years.

Chinese Herbal Medicine is the substantial counterpart to the Acupuncture. Many people treated for internal disharmonies or chronic conditions can greatly benefit from the use of Chinese herbal therapies.

Q: Who can have Chinese medicine treatment?

Chinese herbal medicine can be used by people of any age or constitution. Your practitioner will take any previous or current illness or medication into account before providing treatment. With suitable adjustments for dosage and with some provisos which will be determined by your practitioner, children and pregnant women can be treated very well by Chinese medicine.

Q: What are the Chinese medicine like?

Herbal medicine are now available in a number of formats, both traditional and modern. In the very traditional way, Chinese herbal medicine are known as dry plans. The traditional method is to boil a mixture of dried herbs to make a tea or to use pills. The herbs are also now commonly prescribed as freeze dried powders or tinctures and even better the concentrated extraction granules. The herbs will at first taste unusual and often bitter to anyone who has not tried them before, but the vast majority of people get used to the taste very quickly.

Q: Are Chinese herbal medicine safe?

Chinese herbal remedies are very safe when prescribed correctly by a properly trained practitioner. Over the centuries doctors have compiled detailed information about the pharmacopoeia and placed great emphasis on the protection of the patient. Allergic type reactions are rare, and will cause no lasting damage if treatment is stopped as soon as symptoms appear.

Q: What are the single concentrated Chinese herbal medicine granules?

Please go to Single TCM granules for details. We only use single TCM granules which are certificated by Australia TGA.

Q7: What is TCM Essential Formulas, Patent Formulas and Classical Formulas?

Please go to TCM essential formulas for details.

Please visit our Chinese clinic in Auckland city New Zealand. We are very close to Newmarket, Epsom, Remeura and Greenlane.