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Herbal Medicine

We use both Western herbs and Chinese herbs separately or in conjunction with acupuncture.  Western herbal medicine has a long recorded history and contains herbs that you might be familiar with.  Herbs like Chamomile (Manzanilla), Echinacea and Osha root. 

Chinese herbal medicine has a long recorded history reaching back several thousand years, and the resulting system is now used to treat everything from the common cold to certain types of cancer.

There are thousands of herbs in the Chinese materia medica, of which about 300 are commonly used. You will generally receive a mixture of several different herbs in a formula that has been tailored to your condition. Chinese herbs are extremely effective and normally have only mild side effects, like digestive disturbance.   It is very important to tell your Doctor about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking so that we can avoid any unwanted interactions with your formula.

We offer herbs and herbal formulas in pill form, as a concentrated extract powder that you reconstitute in water, or as bulk herbs that you make a tea out of.  Herbs are also used topically on the skin.

 

205B School of Mines Rd.
P.O. Box 233
Socorro, New Mexico  87801
(575) 835-4787 (phone and fax)
desertherbals@gmail.com