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Chinese Herbs

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Chinese herbs are often used in conjunction with acupuncture for added therapeutic effect. While many cultures have herbal medicine traditions, the sophistication of Chinese herbal medicine is unsurpassed. Chinese herbal medicine has a long history reaching back several thousand years, and the resulting system is now used to treat everything from the common cold to certain types of cancer.

Acupuncture and Oriental MedicineThere are thousands of herbs in the Chinese materia medica, of which about 300 are commonly used. You will generally receive a mixture of several different herbs in a formula that has been tailored to your condition. Chinese herbs are extremely effective and normally have only mild side effects, however it is very important to tell me about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking so that we can avoid any unwanted interactions with your formula.

 Erica is trained in the use and prescription of Chinese herbs. She frequently used herbal formulas to treat patients in her Portland, OR practice. She is currently in the process of receiving certification for the state of Pennsylvania.

 Golden Flower Acupuncture Philadelphia, PA

 

Erica J West
 419 S 19th St, Lower Level
Philadelphia, PA 19146
215.735.0404 
erica@goldenfloweracupuncture.com