Herbal Medicine
with Peter Chen

Safety and Quality

Today, there are over 450 herbs commonly used in Chinese herbal medicine. More than 200 Chinese herbs are available in Australia.

You may find some in your kitchen, such as ginger, garlic and cinnamon, while others such as chrysanthemum and peony flowers, are more likely to be found in your garden!

Animal products and toxic herbs are not allowed to be used in Australia. All products we use in our practice meet strict Australian requirements (supervised for safety and quality reasons, have AUST L on labels).

Thousands of years of experience and research have proved Chinese herbal medicine to be reliable.

Which Kind of Chinese herbal medicines are available?

Herbal teas, granules, pills, capsules, syrups, or external use creams, liniments and patches.

Theory & Research