Chinese Herbs and the knowledge of their healing powers became available for the western countries only after the opening of China in the seventies. Since then their popularity has grown year after year. Health-conscious consumers welcome these 100% natural products as an addition and replacement to synthetic western chemicals, medicine and diets.
Yin and Yang
Traditional Chinese Medicine differs from the western scientific approach in which we are accustomed to. The balance of yin and yang, two forces that are present in all of nature, is very important for Eastern medical experts. Health issues arise when yin or yang forces or qi energy levels are not in balance in the body and spirit.
Chinese herbs and herbal remedies are used to help realign an individual’s yin or yang balance in order to improve overall well being.
Herbal formulas have ingredients that work in balance and harmony to produce the desired effects in your body. These ingredients may include seeds, leaves, bark, roots and flowers. Each ingredient has it’s very unique characteristics.
Comprehensive ancient Chinese herbal formulas reinforce and harmonize yin and yang balance and qi energy flow. This knowledge has been passed down generations through thousands of years.
Acumi Acupuncture Clinic mainly carries ‘KPC-Herbs’ herbal products, and products which have been tested for their safety and efficacy. KPC-Herbs have the highest quality of herbal products in the market. The distributing company, Kaiser Pharmaceutical (KP), maintains excellent quality assurance programs to verify the safety and efficacy of herbs.
Chinese herbs can be combined with acupuncture treatments to enhance the therapeutic effects of the treatment. Herbs can be prescribed and taken on their own without needing to have a treatment, and are usually prescribed in a form of herbal formulas, capsules or tablets.
KP holds the following certifications:
- TGA-PIC/S GMP (Therapeutic Good Administration)
- USDA-NOP (United States Department of Agriculture, National Organic Program)
- NSF-cGMP (National Sanitation Foundation)
- ISO 9001:2008 (International Accredited Forum)
- ISO 17025:2005 (Taiwan Accreditation Foundation)
- GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice)
KP doesn’t make any claims or representations as to the effectiveness or suitability of the use their products in preventing, curing, treating or mitigating any disease or condition.