The Best Herbalist in Los Angeles
Eastern medicine and has used herbs and natural remedies to cure anything from the common cold to depression. Aside from offering our various herbal facials, our acupuncture, acupressure, cupping, and Tui na massage, we provide herbs and herbal teas that will complement our physical services to make sure you are further cleared of the symptoms you have. You no longer have to travel far to see a reputable herbalist.
As practitioners of Chinese medicine in Los Angeles, Dr. Kim makes our formulations to create a balanced effect for our clients. Dr. Kim has studied Eastern medicine for decades and understands the positive wellness it can have on people with the right dosage. He takes into consideration your age, your symptoms, and your history to choose what is best for you. At Total Wellness Center, we have a licensed doctor on staff to help offer you the right Chinese herbs and herbal teas. Our time, effort, and care to give you exactly what you need to feel better are what have made us the best Chinese herbalist in the Los Angeles area.
Popular Herbs We Carry
- Panax Ginseng: There are many types of ginsengs. This particular one has leaves, stems, and seeds that are medicinal and grows deep in the mountains. When fermented, it turns into Red Ginseng. In general Panax Ginseng has a sweet smell and can help the body with weakness, malaise, fatigue, and sweating. It’s also used in helping the stomach with vomiting and diarrhea. Panax Ginseng is helpful in increasing mental and cognitive skills, which is great for people suffering from Alzheimer’s. We usually require people to take this herb with other herbs, depending on your symptoms. You boil Panax Ginseng in a pot with the other herbs for about 60 minutes, drinking the tea three times a day.
- Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae): This particular herb tastes very sweet. It’s used to tonify the blood and helps with facial pallor. It also helps with healthy nails and lips. It’s great for dizziness and chest congestion caused by insufficient or intermittent heart beats. For adult women, it aides them with blood stagnation, irregular menstruation, and menstrual cramps. For people with dermatological rashes, it helps restrain the rashes. We don’t recommend taking these herbs with patients who usually have diarrhea symptoms.
Herbal Teas That Will Soothe You
- Cinnamon, Ginger Tea: This herbal brew is effective for many people who are sensitive to cold weather, due to weakness. Both cinnamon and ginger help provide heat and energy to the body, as well as help improve digestion, but separately they can help a lot of different illnesses and issues. Cinnamon’s many benefits include reducing nausea and vomiting, as well as cholesterol levels and the risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease. It also reduces acidity and flatulence, which helps digestion. Ginger has multiple benefits that include, preventing ovarian, prostate, and colon cancer. It also helps improves circulation, while relieving migraines, pain and inflammation of the throat, and menstrual cramps. This aromatic and spice makes for a delicious tea that you’ll enjoy while reaping the benefits.
- Licorice Tea: Licorice is good for detoxification and serves to accelerate the effect, which makes it complementary to detox acupuncture. This type of tea actually makes the intestines smooth and stabilizes brain energy metabolism. Therefore, the efficacy is in relieving stomach ulcers. It’s also effective in pain and spasms in mental illnesses like Neurosis. It’s been shown to treat liver disorders like hepatitis because it aids the liver in neutralizing toxins.
- Watermelon Bark Tea: Watermelon is a summer fruit/vegetable that is effective in overcoming the sweltering heat in the summertime because it’s filled with a lot of water. Drinking the boiled bark from watermelons has proven to help lower blood pressure. Watermelon and its bark are actually good as a diuretic (a substance that promotes diuresis, the increased production of urine) and treating dizziness. With 30ml of water and 10g of dried watermelon bark, you can make a delicious concoction that can cure your symptoms. Simmer the water for 30 minutes before filtering the water out to drink it.
There are countless herbs and herbal teas that Dr. Kim uses to treat people with traditional Chinese herbalist methods. Remember specific dosages, depending on what you need treatment for, your personal history, and other things like age. We keep all this in mind to make sure you get the treatment that you deserve. For a lot of people out there seeking treatment, we understand that the Western approach may not be for you and you’re looking for a professional approach that is more holistic, than harmful. At Total Wellness Center, conveniently located in West Los Angeles, we use these herbal teas and herbs to provide you with a natural way to help clear up your symptoms.