Chinese Herbs

Chinese herbs and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Davis, CA

Chinese herbs are often used in conjunction with acupuncture for added therapeutic effect. While many cultures have herbal medicine traditions, the sophistication of Chinese herbal medicine is unsurpassed. Chinese herbal medicine has a long recorded history reaching back several thousand years, and the resulting system is now used to treat everything from the common cold to certain types of cancer.

Chinese Herbs - Johanna Utter, L.Ac., FABORM in Davis, CAThere are thousands of herbs in the Chinese materia medica, of which about 300 are commonly used. If you choose to take herbs, you will generally receive a formula or two from me in pill form, as that is the easiest for most patients to use with consistency. Chinese herbs are extremely effective and normally have only mild side effects, however it is very important to tell me about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking so that we can avoid any unwanted interactions with your herbs.