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Alternative Healing: Traditional Solutions for the Modern Body

Over thousands of years of history, the Chinese created a complex system of medicine. Although different from the Eastern medicine Americans are used to experiencing, Chinese medicine is proven to be extremely effective. The Modern Herb Shop provides a range of tried and true Chinese remedies as well as some remedies made from essential oils and organically grown North American herbs.
  • Some Chinese patent remedies have been around for a hundred years or more - all with years of proven effectiveness
  • Liniments and oils will ease the aches and pains of sore muscles, tendons, and sinews
  • Patches and plasters penetrate deeply for strong relief
  • Herbal Soaks aid healing of more serious injuries
  • The Modern Herb Shop's home made remedies are prepared in small batches and fresh and potent!
Our knowledge base contains many articles, both general and specific to help you better understand Chinese medicine, how it works, and why you should use it.

Written by David Bock, A Guide to Chinese Martial Arts Herbal Trauma Formulas is an excellent layperson's guide to formulas useful for martial artists, weekend athletes, or anyone who exercises. Part I is an Introduction to Categories of Herbal Medicines. Part II reviews Herbal Medicines Grouped by Type.

This Herbal Product Guide describes how popular products are used and will assist you with selecting the correct product for your condition. For more specific information regarding the different stages of traumatic injuries, see the guide at the bottom of this page.

Basic principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and their relationship to Dietary Therapy are described in this article.

This article about Food Energetics is a chart of various foods and their taste, energy, meridian propensity and effect in the body from the Chinese dietary theory viewpoint.

This article discusses how Chinese Medicine is used to treat food allergies.

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