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ACUPUNCTURE & CHINESE HERBS
Gillian Price MBAcC MRCHM
The traditional medicine of China has developed over the last 4000 years and it continues to grow
to meet the new health challenges faced by people in the West today. It has become increasingly
popular over the last few decades as people have realised that it can effectively bring relief from a
wide range of complaints.
It is based on concepts that have proven themselves sound over many centuries of practice, treating
the individual as a whole.
What are Chinese Herbs?
The Chinese Materia Medica used in the UK consists of leaves, barks, roots, fruits, flowers and
Products derived from endangered species and those obtained through cruelty to animals are not
Can vegetarians have Chinese Herbs?
Yes. As explained above Gillian uses only plant products.
Are they safe?
All members of the Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine are fully qualified and trained and adhere
to a strict code of ethics.
How much do they cost?
The herbs themselves will cost between £7 and £21 a week depending on the form you decide to
take them in and the dosage required. Mostly people take the powdered form which can be made
into a drink. A months supply of herbal powders is usually around £60.
How are they taken?
- As decoctions from raw herbs.
- As powders made into a drink.
- As capsules
- Sometimes as tinctures.
- Externally as creams or washes
Any herbal formula that you receive will have been tailored specifically for you.