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HERBAL MEDICINE

Sen Health Clinic, Melbourne & Alice Springs, Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine uses a holistic approach to understanding the body ​as a whole and finding the root cause of disease occurrences. Prevention against disease is possible only when the balance inside the body is understood, restored and maintained. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture combined can help to support acute and chronic ailments, and maintain well-being, rejuvenation and detoxification.

Each prescription is individually customised and adjusted as conditions change and improve. It is important that you return for subsequent visits or follow your treatment plan as advised by your practitioner until the desired health outcome is achieved.

What can Herbal Medicine be used for?

 

Herbal medicine can treat various conditions as well as maximise the effect of acupuncture treatments. Other benefits of acupuncture and herbal medicine combined include:
 

  • Assistance in pain relief with acupuncture

  • Relieves post-operative or post-chemotherapy nausea, vomiting and discomfort

  • Pregnancy support such as threatened miscarriage or morning sickness, lethargy

  • Depression and anxiety support

  • Assistance in stroke and trauma rehabilitation

  • Headaches and migraines

  • Cold and flu symptoms

  • Gynaecological conditions such as menstrual cramps, prolonged menstrual cycles etc.

  • Assist in fertility and IVF, postpartum support

  • Digestive complaints such as reflux, indigestion, bloating etc.

  • Menopausal symptoms

  • Management of chronic fatigue

  • Hair loss (alopecia)

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Our herb quality

 

Today, safety regulations for herbal medicine are strict and undergo rigorous testing to manufacture it into powder or pills. We have chosen to use four reputable herbal pharmaceutical brands from Taiwan which are widely used in hospitals and private clinics across the country. Each has a certificate of analysis (CoA) for its batches of medicine to ensure quality and purity for safe consumption. In addition, it is ISO and GMP approved by the Ministry of Health and Welfare R.O.C (Taiwan).

 

In Australia, herbal medicine can also be individually assessed by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for compliance with legislation before it is marketed. Two out of the four brands we use have successively passed the Australian TGA international PIC/S standard, and three brands have US FDA certification.

Herbal medicine should always be prescribed by a registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (AHPRA) as they are fully qualified to accurately use and dispense herbs.

Your health journey the natural way

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