CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE Chinese herbs have been used for centuries. Most herbal medicines are plant based, but some preparations include minerals or animal products. They can be packaged as powders, pills, teas, or salves, depending on the herb and its intended use. Different herbs have different properties which can treat a variety of ailments, and help enhance your own body's ability to heal. In order to create the most effective formula, the herbs are used in different quantities and for different purposes. This allows the herbalist to create a formula aimed at addressing your individual needs.
Chinese herbs can be used both internally and topically to enhance the body's own healing abilities.