The art of combining medicinal Chinese Herbs is known as Herbology. It is a known fact that Chinese live longer and healthier lives than other people in the world. The main reason behind this is due the use of rejuvenating Chinese herbs. Chinese have been developing and improving the herbs for years now. The Chinese belief is that proper diet, regular exercise and meditation combined with careful prescription of Chinese herbs helps in restoring body balance and helps in maintaining good health.
Due to the systematic approach and clinical effectiveness, Chinese herbs have grown in popularity in the West. The herbs are still a major part of provision of healthcare for the Chinese. Chinese herbs are successful in treating a variety of conditions like skin diseases, gastro-intestinal disorders, ulcerative colitis, chronic constipation, gynecological conditions, dysmenorrhoea, endometriosis, infertility, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome, hepatitis, HIV, respiratory conditions, Rheumatological conditions, diabetes, psychological problems, urinary disorders etc.
Chinese herbs are considered safe when taken in right dosage from a trained practitioner. Allergic reactions due to the usage of Chinese herbs are very rare. Chinese herbology includes ingredients of all parts of plants including stem, leaf, flower and root and also certain ingredients from minerals and animals.