Dr. Joanna Kim has qualified, accredited and passionate Chinese Herbal Medicine practitioner, with extensive study and practice in China and Australia
Herbal preparations have been in use in all cultures around the world for many thousands of years. The system used within Chinese Herbal medicine theory utilizes hundreds of different ingredients to bring balance to the body and alleviate illnesses. and The Traditional Chinese Medicine Endangered Species Certification Scheme (ESCS) guidelines.
Herbal medicine can be administered in a variety of ways including raw, powdered, granulated, liquid, pills or capsule preparations. Herbal formulas should only be prescribed by an accredited herbalist to prevent any adverse reactions.
Raw herbs are usually made into a decoction by boiling them for a certain amount of time and are consumed once or twice daily. This decoction can also be applied externally as is the case for facial washers.
Powdered and granulated herbs are specially prepared to the highest quality and are batch tested for impurities and toxic matter. Large herbal companies produce this for improved efficacy and patient compliance.