Herbal Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Nanaimo.
Reed Family Wellness offers a holistic approach to wellness for you and your family. Herbal therapy and dietary therapy are primary healing modalities used in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In addition to a healthy diet, TCM uses specially prepared herbal formulations or combinations of them to address the needs of the body as a whole. TCM is well recognized as a way of preventing illness and optimizing your health and vitality, and as well as a complement to Western medicine practices.
Herbal formulations have been used in TCM for centuries, and come from many different plant , animal, and mineral substances. Some herbal preparations are purchased as patented formulas from approved manufacturers, and others are prepared on site for your specific needs by a certified herbalist. These can be taken internally as teas, in pill form, syrups, and powders as well as applied externally as salves, compresses, or liniments. Mrs. Wong is very knowledgeable in her field and can answer any questions that you might have.