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Herbal MedicineChinese Herbs - ACUBLOOM - A Healing House in Monterey, CA

Herbal Meidcine is 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 history reaching back several thousand years, and the resulting system is now used to treat everything from the common cold to certain imbalances related to cancer.

Kristan is a Master Herbalist with a background in Aromatherapy, Western Herbal Medicine, Chinese Herbal Medicine and other Eastern Herbal traditions. At a very young age she began ecognizing that plant medicine is a true art and deserving of careful respect in its use. The beauty in connecting the human patterns to those in nature comes alive when using plant medicine. This beauty is showcased in the intricate theory behind Chinese Herbal Medicine.

Kristan Roth offers Acupuncture in Monterey, CAThere are thousands of herbs in the Chinese materia medica, of which about 300 are commonly used. Kristan will often prescribe a mixture of several different herbs in a formula that has been tailored to your condition. 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 formula.