Chinese Herbal Treatments
therapy is another aspect of traditional Chinese medical treatment.
It's the largest area of practice and has been use in China for
about 8,000 years. It developed through the use of herbs and spices
such as garlic, green onions, ginger and cinnamon. There are over
5,000 basic herbal ingredients. About 400 are available in Canada.
Another 4,000 that have been created as herbal patent formulae,
about 1,000 of which are available in North America.Herbs are
classified into two major categories. The first category refers
to the temperature characteristics of the herb, being one of:
second category refers to the taste property of the herb, being
The various combinations
of temperature and taste give the herb its properties that can
influences the Yin and Yang energy patterns of the body. Thus,
that will warm
that will cool
herbs that will tonify
that will move stagnation
Nan Acupuncture serves the
Winnipeg, Manitoba area. Call the Nan Acupuncture Clinic at
(204)633-6195 to book an appointment for Herbal treatment.