At David Lee Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine may be prescribed as a part of your overall treatment plan, in conjunction with, or as a substitute for other treatments.
After your consultation, David, a leading Chinese herbalist in Sydney, will advise you whether Chinese herbal medicine is recommended to assist in your recovery.
For your convenience, we use granulated Chinese herbs that are easy to mix into hot water.
Bring balance back to your health today.
An integral component of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Herbal Medicine aims to restore the balance of energy within the body.
Chinese Herbal Medicine has been used for a wide range of applications for thousands of years, and harnesses the beneficial effects of specific herbs and mineral substances in accordance with Chinese medicine philosophies of health care.
It can be used on its own, as a complementary therapy, or in conjunction with cupping and/or acupuncture treatments.
Dr. David Lee has been providing Traditional Chinese Medicine to Sydney CBD and surrounds for over a decade.
Holding a double degree in Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Lee is able to assess clients and create a prescription based on their personal needs and composition.
Used for nearly 2,500 years, Chinese herbal medicine is one of the oldest and continuously practised medical professions in the world.
Working on the same methodology as acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine aims to re-establish the natural balance and harmony of the body.
Because we use the granulated form of Chinese Herbs, your prescription should be easy to prepare, and can be consumed in just the way you would have a coffee or tea.
Unless your prescription indicates otherwise, to prepare your Chinese herbal medicine, follow these steps:
Please keep in mind that these herbs should be treated with the same caution and respect given to pharmaceutical drugs.
If you are taking other medications or have any other concerns please contact Dr. Lee or your prescribing doctor for advice.
On rare occasions, Chinese Medicine formulas may include animal or insect products. However, these products can be substituted for plant based herbs and plant matter at your request.
At David Lee Acupuncture, we do not supply or support the use of endangered species or illegal substances, and only use high quality, TGA approved Chinese Herbs.
Upon assessment, we will discuss your prescription with you in detail to make sure we take into consideration any other medications you are taking, as well as any dietary or ethical requirements you may have.
Whether you have certain intolerances, personal preferences, or religious beliefs, the personalised nature of Chinese Herbal Medicine allows us to tailor a prescription that best suits you.
You don’t need to go all the way to China for Traditional Chinese Medicine. David Lee is a leading Chinese Herbalist in Sydney CBD and is currently taking appointments.