Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture are complimentary therapeutic modalities that are often used together. Over the past 5,000 years, Chinese herbology has evolved into an art form of its own. Ancient herbal information was gathered, compiled, formulated, tested, and handed down from generation to generation. Today practitioners like Toby Marchand continue to prescribe herbal formulas because they are a powerful therapeutic tool.
Toby Marchand Dipl. Ac., L.Ac. has spent many years studying Chinese Herbal medicine. Toby combines individual herbs in order to enhance their actions and effects upon the body. When combined, a unique, synergistic formula is created. This combination increases the benefits of a particular formula, and minimizes any harmful side effects.
Toby prescribes herbs in pill form or granular (powders) depending on the need of the patient. The herbal formulas are used in conjunction with many of the other acupuncture techniques to heal the patient from the root cause of illness. Chinese herbal medicine can be used to expedite the healing process by strengthening and supporting the body. These formulas have the capacity to address the underlying root causes of disease. Chinese Herbal Medicine is a safe, effective and drug-free way to become well and stay healthy, Naturally!
Other Acupuncture Methods:
- Cupping: therapy designed to stimulate the flow of blood
- Chinese Massage or Tui Na: used to relieve pain & tension
- Electrical Stimulation: designed to decrease pain & stimulate healing