Chinese Herbs, as in herbal medicine (also known as botanical medicine), is defined as a plant or plant part that is used to make medicine, aromatic oils for soaps or fragrances, or flavor foods (spices). And herb can be a leaf, bark, or any other part of the plant used for its medicinal, food flavoring, or aromatic properties. Herbs have provided humankind with medicine from the earliest beginnings of civilization. Throughout history, various cultures have handed down their accumulated knowledge of the medicinal use of herbs to successive generations. This vast body of knowledge serves as the basis for much of traditional medicine today.
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Chinese Herbal Medicine with Acupuncture is a major pillar of Chinese Medicine. The practice of Chinese herbal medicine stretches back more than 5,000 years, embracing all the domains of nature – earth and sea, seasons and weather, plants and animals, and all the elements that constitute the universe. Contemporary Chinese medicine represents the cumulative clinical experience and time-tested theories of five millennia of continuous practice by traditional Chinese physicians. It remains the world’s oldes, safest, and most comprehensive system of medical care, developing as dynamically today as it has throughout it long history.