Chinese medicinal herbs are one of the 4 main treatment modalities in Traditional Chinese Medicine. At Noble Mind & Body LTD medicinal herbal patent formulas in the form of tablets are often used. This is to ensure convenience as well as compliancy with the treatment plan. The herbs are often stems, roots or flowers of plants, as well as seeds or various forms of grass. Each herb has its own function and indication for use, and is typically used with other herbs in what is called a formula.
Medicinal herbal formulas can help with many illnesses ranging from metabolic dysfunctions to hormonal imbalances, trauma and chronic pain. It can be a valuable addition to a treatment plan when combined with Acupuncture, manual therapy, and exercise.
For example, if someone complains of chronic fatigue along with night sweats and hot flashes they might have a hormonal imbalance. While taking a herbal formula the person usually notices an increase in energy, mood while noticing a decrease in the intensity of night sweats and hot flashes.
Many formulas are vegan friendly, and many are safe for individuals with gluten, dairy and soy sensitivities. Endangered species such as rhinoceros, elephants or tigers are not used with the line of herbs dispensed through the clinic. Dosage information is given at the time of delivery. They are also organic and tested to be free of pesticides and GMOs. Therefore, the herbs are selected for the highest quality possible.
Medicinal formulas that are selected and customized based upon the patient’s needs often have less side effects than their pharmaceutical counterparts. This makes them desirable for those who may have sensitive constitutions or are concerned with harmful side effects. That being said, it is vitally important that you consult your practitioner before starting a herbal treatment plan or changing your herbal prescription.
If you’re interested in seeing if taking herbal medicine is right for you please send your inquiry to Joshua@noblemindbody.ca or give us a call at 9056173384