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Alternative therapies: the best solution for your health

Chinese medicine has been known for a long time as one of the best alternative methods you can use to treat various diseases. This practice has been used by ancient people who lived in Asia, China especially, who believed that natural remedies are the best and all dysfunctions can be treated by achieving the perfect balance between the body, mind and spirit. Together with dietary therapy, which consists in a lifestyle based on certain foods, herbal therapy is one of the most popular sub-branches of Chinese medicine. This modality of treatment is widely used not only to cure diverse illnesses, but also to optimize health and prevent potential diseases.


Shenyi Center of Chinese medicine is one of the places where you are likely to find the best products based on natural agents, that will help you have a better and healthier lifestyle. The medical substances used for the treatments are very diverse, and consist in plant, animal and even mineral agents – adding all these up, there are not less than 5,767 solutions currently used by dedicated practitioners. If you want to learn more about this topic, you should seek the Materia Medica, one of the most popular homeopathic books, which offers specialized information about common substances and also details about their particular uses, dosages, indications and contra-indications. In addition to this, the book also explains how each solution interacts with each other, offering data resulting from conventional medical researches. Chinese medicine has based its products on the effects certain substances have on other particular solutions and their compatibility and resonance with the organ system. Furthermore, a relevant role is also played by the channels through which substances enter the organism and the pathogenic factors and disharmony patterns that the treatment is aimed to cure.


The formulations used by practitioners are carefully created, and consist in at least two agents. In order to achieve a holistic effect, all the elements are intended to lead to a synergy able to create a balance in the organism. Even if there are thousands of medicines for any disease or illness that you can name, the most popular ones are the oils (such as Huoluo Oil, used for dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system), balms and decoctions. The treatments may vary, depending on who they have been prepared. The decoctions, for instance, are one of the most traditional and ancient manner of preparing herbal formulations in China, and they are very similar to what most people call nowadays “teas”. A relevant example is Jiawei Xiaoyao Wan – these are characterized by a strong flavor and scent, which is why they are used remotely in western countries. The powders are another form of treatment (these ca be either used for teas), as well as pills, tablets and syrups. Although these may seem very similar to the products offered by modern medicine, they are actually difference, since all their compounds are 100 percent natural and are perfectly safe for children. What is more, practitioners can create custom products depending on the condition and preferences of the patient, being able to provide individualized formulations.