Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese Herbal Medicine utilizes theories that have been published and experimented with for over the past 5,000 years, and it integrates the use of more than 50,000 unique varieties of herbs. These herbs may be used together in special formulas for therapeutic effects. These formulas are combinations of raw herbs, teas, extract powders, pills, capsules, tinctures, pastes, washes, topical powders or ointments, and other forms. They may be integrated into the daily diet to make delicious herbal porridges, soups, stir-fries, beverages, and deserts. Chinese herbs have been used in the imperial palace for thousands of years to make the wives and concubines of emperors look young and attractive, and many formulas were recorded in the books collected by the imperial library. Some main chemicals in herbs have been shown in modern research to have anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, and anti-cancer properties. They have also been demonstrated to improve blood circulation and enhance cardiovascular functions in animal studies. Herbs contain a wide variety of essential oils, that when used topically, invigorate the local blood circulation, stimulate the regeneration of collagen underneath the skin surface, increase the dermal contraction, enhance the muscle tone, tighten the skin pores, and facilitate the damage repair and toxin removal processes. Many herbal formulas are also specially designed to reduce the pigmentation of the skin.
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Chinese Herbal Medicine has a very sophisticated and elaborate formula system, and there are thousands of books that have been written over the past 5000 years, those of which record many classic formulas aimed at treating a variety of conditions, some of which are equivalent to modern diseases like diabetes, cancer, and auto-immune disorders. Chinese Herbal Medicine harmonizes the whole body rather than merely focusing on just one part, and this is carried out by using herbs synergistically. Unlike over-the-counter dietary supplements, Chinese Herbal Medicine remedies are prepared and balanced so that the harsh properties some herbs may possess are harmonized, the toxicity is neutralized, and the therapeutic effects are greatly enhanced. Apart from manufactured herbal formulas, the customized herbal formulas are specific to each individual patient. This is the art and science that distinguishes Chinese Herbal Medicine from other herbal therapies.
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Although manufactured Chinese Herbal Medicine formulas are based on knowledge from over the past 5000 years, they are generalized and not unique to the individual. Since each individual person presents him or herself with distinguishing combinations of characteristics and ailments, the herbal formulas at HolliBalance are customized to maximize therapeutic benefits. We use many powerful, difficult-to-obtain ingredients that are not found in manufactured formulas.
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Our customized formulas are prepared with great care and are in accordance with classic procedures because many herbs require either extensive precooking and mixing or very timely cooking in order to prevent denaturing of active ingredients. Customized herbal liquid extracts are based on this meticulous preparation. We are among very few places in the US that offer this type of service to ensure the optimized potency.
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Very few Chinese Herbal clinics offer to make the herbal tea for you. Many people could not achieve the full therapeutic effects of most authentic format of Chinese Herbal Medicine because they have to cook their formulas from the raw herbs by themselves. They couldn't follow all the complicated procedures correctly. Some of them are also not used to having the peculiar odor in their kitchen/house while cooking the formulas. You don't need to worry about these when you take herbal formulas from HolliBalance. You will get your bottled personal formula and all you need to do is to keep it refrigerated and take it according to the direction given to you with the particular formula.
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It is very popular for many Chinese Medicine clinics to offer concentrated herbal extract powder instead of the most traditional format of Chinese Herbal Medicine. Although concentrated herbal extract powder may also be customized, there are a lot of limitations as not all the precious or hard-to-find ingredients are available in this format. The potency of concentrated herbal extract powder is also much lower than the liquid format as the process of making the extract powder in the factories reduces the therapeutic effects of some herbs and each herbal extract powder is manufactured separately instead of being cooked together in a customized formula. The interaction of cooking the ingredients in a formula together is missing in customized formulas from herbal extract powder. The practitioner in the clinic mixes the single herbal powder from the factory without any special processing. In addition, there is much less dosage control in the powder format than the liquid form.
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Some of our herbal formulas are passed down within families practicing for generations, including those who practiced in the Imperial Palace. The ingredients in our formulas are very special and rare, and we spend considerable time seeking out and obtaining them because we know they offer maximum benefits.
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Vitamin pills are typically limited in the scope of nutrients that they provide, and of the nutrients that they do contain, they are generally compacted in high concentrations. High concentrations of vitamins and minerals in the diet may shift the body out of sync and upset its balances. Chinese Herbal Medicine formulas at HolliBalance greatly enhance health not only because they contain special, synergistic combinations of unique ingredients, but also because these ingredients are used at subtler, customized concentrations.
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Chinese Herbal Medicine not only treats severe illnesses but is also beneficial for infertility, skin problems, and mental health disorders. Chinese Herbal Medicine may benefit people with health concerns, as well as those who consider themselves perfectly healthy. Most people do not realize that they are not at their optimal health, and common stress-induced symptoms and signs of aging are imbalances that may be improved over time; furthermore, Chinese Herbal Medicine may be used to drastically ameliorate ones direction of health and aging. This therapy offers nutritional and dietary recommendations that are also customized to the individual.
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  • allergies
  • anxiety
  • colitis
  • eczema
  • eye disorders
  • hypertension
  • diabetes
  • infertility
  • impotence
  • sciatica
  • weight gain
  • hemorrhoids
  • canker sores
  • loss of voice
  • TMJ
  • fibromyalgia
  • tobacco dependence
  • skin disorders
  • gall bladder stones
  • hyper/hypo-thyroidism
  • high cholesterol
  • susceptibility to colds
  • recurrent UTI
  • painful urination
  • excessive tearing
  • prostate hypertrophy
  • chronic fatigue
  • pregnancy reactions
  • abdominal masses
  • postpartum recovery
  • post chemotherapy recovery
  • joint, muscle, and tendon problems
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • Pre-stroke prevention and post-stroke rehabilitation
  • asthma
  • back pain
  • coughing
  • low energy
  • nausea
  • migraine
  • depression
  • menopause
  • fibroids
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • edema
  • addiction
  • acid reflux
  • incontinence
  • colds & flu
  • menstrual problems
  • sleeping disorders
  • kidney stones
  • sinus infection
  • stomach pain
  • bleeding disorders
  • frequent urination
  • urinary retention
  • recurrent sore throat
  • multiple sclerosis
  • attention deficit
  • post surgery recovery
  • recurrent gingivitis
  • trigeminal neuralgia
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