CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE offers a
diagnosis based upon matching a formula to the presentation of a patient.
The diagnosis is assessed by taking the pulses at both wrists, examining the
eyes, face, skin, nails and tongue. Abdominal palpation examines the temperature and resistance in three areas on the abdomen. Detailed questioning about medical history,
lifestyle and diet are a part of the herbal consultation.
contains a variety of different herbs which work together by balancing,
enhancing, softening or focusing the flavour and energetics of each other to
achieve therapeutic results.
All herbs are
high quality reliable suppliers, approved by the Register of Chinese Herbal
Medicine (RCHM) www.rchm.co.uk.
Herbs prescribed will
either be recommended as raw dried (roots, leaves, flowers and twigs) or as
concentrated powder granules. Both formats are equally effective, and each has
its advantages: powders do not require cooking and they can be more convenient
to take while travelling.
about half an hour. Follow up appointments are scheduled at 2-3 weeks depending
on a person’s condition.
cost of herbs is calculated separate to the consultation fee, and will depend