Herbal Medicine Database, Theory, Clinical Applications, and Resources

Chinese Medicine is comprised of a few principle components; Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Tuina Massage, and associated techniques such as cupping and moxibustion. Our Herbal Medicine section intends to share details of both Chinese Herbal Medicine as well as practical Western and Home Remedies. This is an extensive subject and no single source can convey the full breadth of Herbal Medicine and it's use in the treatment of disease. This section is a work in progress and it will be changing extensively over the next few months.

If you are new to herbal medicine you may want to start with our herbal medicine basics article. If you are looking for a practitioner, please consult our herbal medicine practitioners directory.

Our Herbal Medicine information is divided into the following sections:

Sources and More Information

The information on our site is drawn from our own lecture notes and clinical experience.

For a complete list of valuable resources, see our Herbal Medicine Resources section. The most recommended texts are below: