SOUTH MELBOURNE CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE

Chinese herbal medicine

A custom tailored herbal approach

Chinese herbal medicine typically use a selection of 450 herbs and minerals to craft a unique formula to restore your functional and biochemical imbalances

One size doesn’t fit all A custom tailored herbal approach

One size doesn’t fit all

Compared to pharmaceuticals, people with the same condition get different formulas for their specific imbalance

Restore deficiencies A custom tailored herbal approach

Restore deficiencies

Whether it be caused by stress, diet, or functional deficiencies Chinese herbal medicine can supplement the body

Sedate excessive functions A custom tailored herbal approach

Sedate excessive functions

Many Chinese herbal medicine and minerals are great in calming mental and bodily functions

A custom tailored herbal approach

Chinese herbal medicine typically use a selection of 450 herbs and minerals to craft a unique formula to restore your functional and biochemical imbalances

One size doesn’t fit all A custom tailored herbal approach

One size doesn’t fit all

Compared to pharmaceuticals, people with the same condition get different formulas for their specific imbalance

Restore deficiencies A custom tailored herbal approach

Restore deficiencies

Weather it be caused by stress, diet, or functional deficiencies Chinese herbal medicine can supplement the body

Sedate excessive functions A custom tailored herbal approach

Sedate excessive functions

Many Chinese herbal medicine and minerals are great in calming mental and bodily functions

INTEGRATED MEDICINE

We work with your doctor

Chinese herbal medicine in some cases are as strong as western pharmaceuticals. We take a conservative approach when we prescribe formulas.

Let us know what medications you are taking and we can talk with your doctor to confirm your treatment plan.

Custom in house herbal pharmacy

TGA approved herbs

Our Chinese herbal medicine pass through stringent quality control systems to ensure they are pure and not adulterated

Your formula evolves over time

We adjust the selection of herbs each time you come in based on how your body responds for best results

Formulas mixed on site

We have a large library of Chinese herbal medicine to create a custom formula for your specific needs

What to expect

Easy to prepare tea

Our front desk will explain how to prepare your Chinese herbal medicine by simply mixing hot water with our pre-measured granulated powder packets

Your formula evolves over time

We adjust the selection of Chinese herbal medicine each time you come in based on how your body responds for best results

Convienient travel packaging

Your Chinese herbal medicine are pre-measured into individual paper sachets so you can toss it in your bag and go

Our front desk will explain how to prepare your herbal teas by simply mixing hot water with our pre-measured granulated powder packets

A thorough approach to understand you

Get a feel for what happens on your first visit

FAQs

It depends on the progress of your condition. The Chinese herbal medicine that you take will change according to your condition. And once it is managed there can be a maintenance prescription of Chinese herbal medicine that is ongoing.

There is no need to boil or cook them. They are conveniently pre boiled and cooked. You will only be required to mix the Chinese herbal medicine with some hot water to drink.

The taste of the Chinese herbal medicine can initially be too “strong”. We recommend trying to mix in some honey with it. If it is still difficult to drink, inform your practitioner. Most patients over time will get used to the taste.

It is not unusual to experience some digestive symptoms initially as your system is adjusting to the Chinese herbal medicine. In the rare case that you experience any severe symptoms, stop taking the Chinese herbs and contact your practitioner.

We have a range of natural herbs that are derived from plant products. We also have Chinese herbal medicine that are minerals and animals by-products.

Yes the herbs are safe. Your Chinese Medicine practitioner will continually monitor the prescription contents and dosage to ensure only therapeutically beneficial outcomes. They may also ask you to monitor your condition and discontinue use once the desired effect is reached or if any complications arise (such as contracting a cold).

In general, drinking alcohol while taking herbs is ok. However, each individual case will vary so please ask your practitioner.

Depending on the medications you are on, consult with you practitioner on the particular medication to see if it is compatible with Chinese herbs.

 

It is best that when you feel a cold coming on you stop taking the herbs you have been prescribed and consult your TCM practitioner so they can reassess your treatment to include helping you for your cold.

Follow the prescribed dosage as stated on the container. It will instruct you on how many scoops to have and how many times a day. Try mixing the herbs in hot boiling water which you may sweeten with honey, sugar or a natural sweetener such as Stevia (now available on the supermarket shelf). If possible, trying taking the herbs either half an hour before, or half an hour after a meal.

Yes, some private health providers do cover medicaments. Check with your insurer to see if you are covered. We also have a list below from hicaps of providers that cover medicaments. >AHM >GMHBA Limited >Lysaght Peoplecare >CBHS Health Fund Limited >St Luke’s >Navy Health >ACA Health Fund

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