What is herbal medicine?
Herbal medicine is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Utilizing the Materia Medica, the holistic acupuncture practitioner can provide patients thousands of plants, and also some minerals and animal products to alleviate physical and mental ailments. Parts of plants like leaves, roots, stems, flowers, and seeds, are used. Herbs are often combined in formulas and given as teas, capsules, liquid extracts, granules, or powders.