- 45 min45 minutes
- Hastings Street
Herbal Medicine is the study of botany and use of plants intended for medicinal purposes or for supplementing a diet. Plants have been the basis for medical treatments through much of human history, and such traditional medicine is still widely practiced today. The categories of Herbal Medicine is to exterior-releasing, heat-clearing, downward-draining, wind-damp-dispelling, dampness-transforming, promoting the movement of water and percolating dampness, interior-warming, Qi-regulating, dispersing food accumulation, worm-expelling, stopping bleeding, quickening the Blood and dispelling stasis, transforming phlegm, stopping coughing and calming wheezing, Spirit-quieting, calming the Liver and expelling wind, orifice-opening, tonifying; this includes qi-supplementing, blood-nourishing, yin-enriching, and yang-fortifying, securing and astringing, vomiting-inducing. The use of herbal remedies is more prevalent in patients with chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, asthma and end-stage renal disease.
Burnaby Healing Acupuncture and Herb Clinic (힐링한의원), Hastings Street, Burnaby, BC, Canada