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Classic Herbal Formulas

As part of our herbal pharmacy, we stock an assortment of classic formulas with each of our classic herbal combinations coming out of ancient China. The herbs in each formula are prepared together following the classical decocting methods and then dehydrated into a granular form. Typically one or two or these formulas are used as the base formula and then are augmented with the addition of single herbs to customize the formula for the individual.

The prior information is about the herbs and formulas that we have in our pharmacy at Mountain Spirit Acupuncture and should not be use to for self treatment without a proper Chinese medical diagnosis. The content provided is for information purposes only. It is intended to provide educational material and is not designed to provide medical advice. The information may have changed in some fashion or may be subject to debate and accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Please consult your own health-care provider regarding any medical issues. All information on herbs is an accumulation of notes taken from Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology by Chen & Chen, Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica by Bensky & Gamble, Diu Yao – The art of Combining Chinese Medicinials by Philippe Sionneau, Notes from South Mounain: A Guide to Concentrated Herb Granules by Andrew Ellis, and class notes from studies of herbal medicine over the years.

All herbs and formulas are in granular form unless otherwise indicated.