Step 3 Herbal Remedies
Your regular food is your first Medicine and as already explained in Step 1, Juice Plus supplements are often the first step towards good internal health. However if you have a named condition such as PCOS, endometriosis etc then herbs may be prescribed to help address that condition specifically.
Used alongside acupuncture, Chinese herbal remedies are often successfully used to regulate menstruation and are particularly beneficial in cases of ‘unexplained infertility’ where Chinese Medicine may often diagnose a condition that is not recognized in Western medicine, such as ‘yang deficiency’ or ‘yin deficiency’.
A decision about whether herbal remedies may be necessary for you will be based upon your tongue and pulse diagnosis and if prescribed, they will be posted to you in concentrated granular form. A measuring spoon will be included and instructions on how to prepare them, but essentially it is not dissimilar to making a mug of instant coffee.
For those undergoing IVF treatments of any kind, we follow recommendations from research conducted by Lifang Lian that informed her book Increase IVF Success by 40-60% with acupuncture and TCM.
Finally, you will notice that steps 1 and 3 can be done from your own home as an on-going form of daily treatment. This is particularly beneficial to people who find it difficult to get time off work to attend clinic. While you will still need to come for the initial consultation, 1:1 sessions can be further apart, if that fits better with your schedule. Please beg aware, however, that for faster results it is more advisable to have weekly treatments in certain circumstances such as regulating mensturation.