Chinese herbal pharmacy
The Chinese Pharmacopoeia is one of the most widely used branches of Chinese medicine and is over 3000 years old. It includes more than 8,000 listed substances, most of which come from plants as well as minerals, fungi and animals. About 400 substances are commonly used.
About Chinese Herbal Medicine
Harvesting, preparation, administration and mixing are governed by very strict rules based on centuries of experience. In the West, quality controls including the search for heavy metals, pollutants as well as the prohibition of the use of protected species make this medications safe to use.
According to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, the therapeutic potential of a plant depends on specific characteristics: the color, its nature (hot, cold, neutral), its flavor (bitter, sweet, salty, spicy, sour), its parts (leaves, stems, roots, flowers, seeds), its properties (disperse, consolidate, purge, tone, warm, etc.)
Many scientific studies demonstrate the effectiveness of Chinese herbs in many areas.
Moreover, in 2016, the Chinese pharmacologist Youyou Tu won the Nobel Prize for Medicine for her research on the effectiveness of Artemisinin against Malaria.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much it costs ?
Chinese medicine generally provides for the use of its 4 pillars in treating a patient. Also, herbs are an important ally in the treatment of each pathology. However, their high cost does not always allow this.
I normally use Chinese herbs in the treatment of pathologies relating to internal medicine or dermatology cases , as well as in very chronic pathologies related to musculoskeletal conditions when regular acupuncture treatment is not allowed due to different circumstances.
Are they different from Western Herbs?
The answer is yes.
Chinese herbal medicine uses formulations, this is combination of 2 to 20 herbs in which the action involves the actual treatment and as well the prevention for further pathologies.
For example, they are very effective to treat ligament weakness, improving muscular performance or preventing colics for sensitive gastric patients .
The Chinese herbal medicine is a whole complete treatment so normally it is not necessary to add other extra western herbs , however depending on the formula, the combo can be of beneficial for the patient.
The administration of Chinese Herbal Pharmacy can be only administered for a Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist ( CVCH) veterinarian practitioner.
Are they safe?
Yes, Chinese herbal medicine is very safe as long as it is recommended by a veterinarian CVCH.
Personally, care very much about the product quality I use in my consultations and for this reason I only work with the best -quality Chinese pharmacopoeia herbs- Jing Tang Chinese herbal veterinary products.
This brand is manufactured at USA within the highest standard of quality control and FDA controls. Jing Tang products are imported to Europe through Eurochi For Vets Ltd, an irish company that only serves to veterinary professional.
How can I administer the herbs to my horse?
Chinese Herbal Medicine for horses formats are as concentrated powder - This means that only a small amount of powder is necessary as average dosage ( 3 grams / 12- 24hours)
The administration is very easy, just top food as sprinkle or directly in the mouth with a syringe with a sip of organic apple juice