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Chinese Herbs - MICHELLE MARCOTTE  HHP, MSTOM, L.Ac in El Cajon, La Mesa. Santee, Lakeside, JamulChinese Herbs

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 symptoms associated with cancer.

All Herbs and Herbal Formulas are not created equal.

You may not know this, but herbs and formulas you buy over the counter are unregulated. Which means, there is no way to verify that the product advertised is actually what they say it is. You also can't be sure the product is pure or whether the stated amount is actually correct. And most importantly, you don't know whether or not it's safe for YOU to use and if it could interact with any other herbs, supplements, herbal formulas or medications you may be taking. 

This is why I use Evergreen Herbs, almost exclusively. Their products are verified as pure, authentic and safe and they are committed to working with farmers who use sustainable and eco-friendly practices. They support biodiversity and practice superior quality control. John Chen, their expert consultant, is dually trained and licensed in Western Pharmacology and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Evergreen products are sold ONLY to or by licensed practitioners who know how to use them.

As a Traditional Chinese Medicine herbalist, I am uniquely trained to know how and what to prescribe to my patients, based on their health complaints, health conditions and their current list of herbs, supplements and medications.

Although it is important to make natural remedies available to everyone, it is also extremely important to know how to use them. Not all natural remedies are safe for everyone and some can and do interact with each other, pharmaceuticals and some foods.

Together we can tailor a course of treatment
to meet your unique health needs.

There 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.

 

Chinese Herbs - MICHELLE MARCOTTE  HHP, MSTOM, L.Ac in El Cajon, La Mesa. Santee, Lakeside, JamulMichelle Marcotte Acupuncturist and Herbalist offers affordable acupuncture, community acupuncture in El Cajon, La Mesa. Santee, Lakeside, JamulMICHELLE MARCOTTE  HHP, MSTOM, L.Ac offers safe, effective affordable acupuncture, community acupuncture in El Cajon, La Mesa. Santee, Lakeside, Jamul


Monday 9-5
Tuesday 9-6
Closed Wednesday
Thursday 9:30-5:30
Friday     11-7
Saturday  9-1
Closed Sunday

619-822-1330

michelle@marcotteacupuncture.com