Chinese Herbal Medicine


Medicinal plants are the basis of most medical systems around the world.  Chinese Herbal Medicine is one of the oldest and strongest systems.  It was developed in ancient times by dedicated individuals, through the observation and study of natural plants.  Today, herbal medicine is still an integral part of the Chinese and wider East Asian health system, being used in treatment of most diseases, either as an adjunct to western medicine, increasing efficacy and neutralising any harmful side effects, or as a totally safe and effective alternative to drug therapy.  


How does Chinese Herbal Medicine Work? 

Chinese herbal medicine has been proven to boost the restorative functions of body by aiding detoxification, removing inflammation to reduce pain and nourishing the blood and energy systems, generally improving  immunity. Chinese herbs consist of dried flowers, leaves, seeds, fruit, bark and roots.   The herbs are combined in specially tailored formulae where the properties of each herb act both individually and synergistically to correct the patient’s condition restoring balance and harmony within the body.  The herbs are generally taken as decoctions or powders. Capsules, tablets, and concentrated honey balls are also available.  


Who can use Chinese Herbal Medicine?

Herbal medicine is suitable for people of all ages and constitutions providing it is administered by a fully trained practitioner.  Herbal medicine may be prescribed for a wide range of disorders. 


What can Chinese Herbal Medicine be used to treat? 

The following are amongst the most common range of conditions treated with Chinese herbs:

  • Metabolic disorders such as diabetes and cancer support
  • Auto-immune disorders such as Arthritis, Crohn’s, and Thyroid conditions
  • Dermatological disorders such as Acne, Psoriasis, and Eczema
  • Gynaecological disorders such as menstrual  & menopausal issues Endometriosis, PCOS & Infertility
  • Digestive disorders such as bloating, indigestion, Candida and IBS 
  • Nervous system disorders such as Stress, insomnia, anxiety and depression


Is Chinese Herbal Medicine Safe?

Margella only uses herbs from reliable RCHM and ATCM approved suppliers who source the highest quality ingredients grown in rich clean soils with minimal environmental pollution and processed under the strictest conditions.    Animal and mineral products are neither permitted nor used.