Unlike western herbs, Chinese herbs are rarely taken as single herbs. Chinese herbs are carefully combined in formulas that have specific functions. Unlike western medications, herbal formulas usually address acute symptoms as well as the underlying disharmony. Although herbs are "natural", they are medicinals and should always be taken under the guidance of a trained herbalist.
I only use high quality Chinese herbs from reputable vendors such as Golden Flower Chinese Herbs, Nuherb Co., Evergreen, and Herbalogic. I will soon be expanding my herbal pharmacy to include custom powdered herbal teas. I purchase herbal formulas only from US companies who adhere to strict Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) to ensure quality and safety. Products also undergo additional testing by third party laboratories for the presence of contaminants such as heavy metal, bacteria, and pesticides.
Chinese herbal formulas work best when they are taken consistently as prescribed by an Acupuncture Physician.
Call (904) 501-1632 or email Debbie@DebbieYoungAP.com to schedule an appointment and learn how acupuncture and herbal medicine benefit you.