photo courtesy: Bob Wong@artofacupuncture

photo courtesy: Bob Wong@artofacupuncture

Chinese herbal medicine falls under the scope of treatments offered in Chinese medicine. It is widely used for treatment and prevention of diseases and health maintenance. It helps restore physiological functions in the body by detoxifying organs, supplementing energy, decreasing inflammation, combating infections with anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-biotic herbs, and regulating hormones. Due to its effectiveness, it is why the medicine is still widely practiced today.