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Chinese Herbs - Five Element Acupuncture of Anchorage in Anchorage Alaska

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 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.

Jennifer Jolliffe offers Five Element Acupuncture in Anchorage AlaskaThere are thousands of herbs in the Chinese materia medica, of which about
 300 are commonly used. You will generally receive 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.

 

Jennifer Jolliffe
Five Element Acupuncture
5101 Laurel Street
Anchorage, Alaska
907-279-4300