The medicinal benefits of herbs
have been known for centuries. In China, traditional herbal remedies
are still the backbone of medicine, and although we rely heavily on
modern research for new cures for some diseases, herbal medicines
are also fundamental to Western society’s treatment of illnesses.
Our society has become more aware of the addictions, chemical
processing, and lack of knowledge to what exists in standard Western
prescription medicine. More and more people are turning to natural
remedies and learning about how herbal medicine can effectively
treat their condition.
Initially, herbs were
used individually, with each plant or each part of the
plant used to cure a certain ailment. As people came to
understand the differences between one person and the
next, the need for more personalized treatments
developed, and herbal blends became necessary. It is now
commonly taught that herbs are more effective when used
in a formula, because the proper combination of herbs
increases the potency in the desired direction.
We have a full herbal prescription pharmacy to treat a
variety of conditions including male and female hormone
imbalances, menopause, disease, illness, skin
conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, constipation,
autoimmune disorders including thyroid, depression,
anxiety, pain, addiction withdrawal, nutritional
deficiencies, and more.
Herbal medicine can
treat almost any condition that patients might take to
their doctor. In fact, modern researchers are finding
that herbal medicines are often safer, less expensive,
and at least as effective as prescription drugs.
Although there are
some herbal formulations that will work as medicines for
almost everyone, there is still a need for customized
formulas. Gardens Acupuncture and Wellness Center can
formulate custom herbal blends, fine-tuning them to meet