Herbal Medicine
Herbal Medicines are prescribed for patients on a personal level. These herbs have over 4,000 years of research, history and use. Each patient has different needs, our bodies are different, and illnesses results from different causes.

Therefore the prescriptions are individualized for every patient and are adjusted throughout the course of treatment.

In recent years, herbs have become very popular to self-treat many conditions. They are available in health food stores, supermarkets and on the internet. There are many people who look for single herbs or formulated herbs, not realizing the dosage, quality, nature, property, and entering system of these natural herbs.

Each herb is unique and must not be mishandled. Internally cold-natured patients cannot use certain herbs; internally hot-natured patients cannot also use certain herbs. Some herbs can not be used in combination. Pregnant women, lactating women, small children, the elderly, weak patients cannot use certain herbs.

The dosages of herbal medicine have to be regulated, and conflicting herbs cannot be used together. The condition of patient’s need to be monitored to see the stage of illness, and the herbal formulas need to be modified or changed according to the change in the patient’s condition.

Is Herbal Medicine Safe?
Herbal Medicine has been practiced safely and effectively for centuries and has the greatest potential for beneficial results when prescribed by a trained professional who recognizes the benefits and risks.

Symptoms and Disorders benefited by Herbs
Traditional Chinese herbal medicine focuses on treating the cause of disease, instead of the symptom or disorder. For this reason, any symptom or disorder can have a multitude of possible treatments, depending on the nature of the underlying pathological mechanism.
Herbal medicine is used to treat acute conditions like: common cold, intestinal flu, flu, cough, bronchitis, gastroenteritis, etc. and chronic diseases such as: allergies, asthma, viral diseases, gynecological diseases, MS, arthritis, diabetes, weight disorders, immune system and auto-immune diseases as well as degenerative diseases-premature aging, osteoarthritis, menopause syndrome, hair loss, etc.

 

 

Services

 
Acupuncture
Herbal Medicine
Cupping Therapy
Moxa

 

 

 

NUGA Acupuncture Clinic
610 Thimble Shoals Blvd Suite 401B
Newport News, VA 23606

 

website: http://www.nugaacupuncture.com
email: nugaacu@gmail.com
Tel.  757-597-8429
Fax. 866-832-4208