Chinese Herbal Medicine is often used in conjunction with acupuncture to augment the healing process. Chinese herbal knowledge has been gathered, compiled, formulated and tested over the past 5,000 years. The Traditional Chinese Medicine formulas used in practice today are effective and safe, as they as they are the same formulas that were prescribed for centuries.
Chinese herbs include plants, minerals and animal substances and can be prescribed in raw, powder or pill form. Herbal formulas will be customized to the specific condition of each patient. Bettina has extensive training in herb contraindications and herb drug interaction and uses suppliers that carefully test their herbs for quality control.