CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE
Chinese Medicine has long been famous for its use of herbal remedies and brewed teas which have been used for thousands of years and these kinds of infusions are arguably some of the oldest and widely used medicinal tools in history.
As well as these drinkable solutions, there are also many different ways of preparing and applying the various herbs and other ingredients found in Chinese Herbal medicine such as powders, topical pastes, salves and tablets.
BENEFITS OF CHINESE MEDICINE PERTH
The main benefits of Chinese herbal medicine can be broken down into 4 categories, these include :
Hot, warm, cool and cold herbs – Hot and warm herbs are used in attempting to ease cold diseases while cool and cold herbs are used with hot diseases.
Acrid, sweet, bitter, sour and salty all correspond to one of the Zang organs – the heart, liver, spleen, lungs and kidney. Prescribing one of these five flavours is believed to relieve internal issues with these organs.
Focusing on specific areas of the body’s meridian lines – where the body’s energy, lifeline, qi, or chi, is said to flow – is deemed to improve circulation, which is suggested to ease many health issues and may provide additional benefits to the Zang organs.
In addition, herbs are said to improve specific bodily functions such as exterior-releasing, blood circulation, internal temperature regulation, digestion, reduced bleeding, reduced vomiting, improved liver function, as well as stress relief and spiritual calming to name just a few.
As one of the most highly respectable Chinese herbalist in Perth, Qin (Kathy)’s services have long been in high demand, this is due to her thorough understanding of the different herbs and treatments common in Chinese medicine. She also has a patient and warm nature when it comes to fully understanding you as both a patient and a person.