Chinese Herbal Medicine

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The System of Chinese Herbal Medicine Works

Chinese herbal medicine can heal and save lives when other medical approaches have been exhausted. It’s relevant and will meet your specific, modern-day needs. We use the highest quality ingredients that are thoughtfully sourced, produced, and formulated to maximize your benefits.

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Benefits of Chinese Herbal Medicine 

The beauty and sophistication of Chinese herbal medicine is how each formula can be combined with other formulas to treat more than one symptom. The health benefits range from a variety of conditions associated with neurological, digestive, respiratory, autoimmune, cognitive, musculoskeletal, and women’s health.

  • Improves digestive issues
  • Alleviates allergies
  • Supports fertility, pregnancy, postpartum
  • Lessens PMS and menopause issues
  • Clears brain fog
  • Strengthens immune system
  • Calms nerves and lowers stress

To relieve the suffering of one’s time, there is no greater path than medicine. Within it, nothing is more effective than the prescription of herbs.

— Pharmaceutical prescriptions of the Bureau of Public Welfare during the Taiping Era,
Taiping Huimin Heji Jufang, 1107 ACE

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Herbal Medicine Treatments We Offer

There are three types of herbal medicine treatments that we offer

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We are committed to purity, quality, and potency. The herbal remedies we use are free of pharmaceuticals, preservatives, dyes, yeasts, and sugars. All ingredients are independently tested in a US laboratory for heavy metals, pesticides, and microbes. Consistent quality and care go into each step of the process — growing, cultivation and processing, to formulation, manufacturing, testing and distribution. All formula and single herb extracts are encapsulated in the United States using state-of-the-art machines that ensure accuracy and consistency. We are dedicated to providing you with the best Chinese herbal medicine that’s available.

Chinese Herbal Formulas that Meet Modern Demands

This elegant system of classical remedies and modernized formulas combined with high-quality, potent herbs contribute to the high level of success that my patients experience. Each fine-tuned formula has the ability to help you when you need it.

If you’re wondering if Chinese herbs can help you, then the answer is yes! There’s an encyclopedic list of conditions that Chinese herbal remedies effectively treat.

For instance, Lyme disease is problematic in our area. Chinese herbal remedies are excellent at addressing symptoms of Lyme disease. If you’re experiencing chronic fatigue, joint and muscle pain, headaches, and brain fog, and are thinking, “I just want my life back” Chinese herbal medicine can help you.

External and Internal Applications

Chinese herbal remedies are broken down into internal and external applications. We not only use internal formulas, but we also provide external remedies in the form of essential oils, topicals, and salves.

How so? If you experience allergies and nasal congestion, we use a high-quality essential oil blend that opens up the nasal cavity so that you can breathe again!

Facing a Health Challenge? Consider Chinese Herbal Medicine

These are simply two examples of what Chinese herbal medicine can address. Whatever your primary concern is, Chinese herbal medicine can greatly improve the quality and longevity of your life. Verify your insurance coverage and/or schedule your first appointment today.

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Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine are two complementary systems that interact with each other. They’re used independently or together. As a joint force, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine cooperatively support and increase the other’s effect. By doing so, acupuncture reduces swelling and alleviates pain, while herbs speed up your body’s natural ability to heal.

Herbal Medicine and Facial Acupuncture

Herbal medicine and facial acupuncture are two modalities that support one another. Facial acupuncture can be separated into two types:

  1. facial acupuncture (used for medical conditions)
  2. cosmetic acupuncture

Facial Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Facial acupuncture addresses many health conditions located on the face and elsewhere. Herbal medicine reinforces the healing benefits that acupuncture offers, shortening your recovery time.

Cosmetic Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Cosmetic acupuncture, also known as facial rejuvenation acupuncture, addresses beauty and skin concerns. Herbal medicine can be incorporated into your acupuncture treatment with  internal and external applications. Experience the glow inside and out.

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What We Treat

Chinese herbal medicine deepens and strengthens the potency of your acupuncture treatments. When combined, acute and chronic systemic issues are addressed more quickly. Our treatments focus on the following health concerns:

Conditions We Treat Using Chinese Herbal Medicine

There are a number of health conditions that Chinese herbal medicine treats effectively. Here are the top 11 health concerns that I address:

  • Neurological (Stress, Insomnia, Pain)
  • Chronic and acute pain musculoskeletal 
  • Women’s Health / Endocrine / Fertility / Perinatal & Postpartum / Menopause
  • Mental-Emotional (Anxiety, Depression)
  • Cognitive (Brain fog)
  • Digestive (Inflammatory GI conditions)
  • Metabolic
  • Autoimmune
  • Respiratory (Asthma, Allergies)
  • Dermatological
  • Urinary
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Get to the Root of Your Health Concerns With Chinese Herbal Medicine 

Do you feel like you’re at a dead-end and have exhausted all other resources? We can help you. Chinese herbal medicine is a sophisticated system that addresses complex, acute and chronic health conditions. It complements all the East Asian modalities we offer. We’ll make a plan to get you back on track naturally with real results.

We’re in-network with Aetna and BlueCross BlueShield (BCBS)/CareFirst. You can also use your FSA or HSA card. Ready to take the next step? Check your insurance benefits and then go to our online scheduling page to make your first appointment.

Looking forward to seeing you!
Nicole McLaughlin Acupuncture

Nicole McLaughlin Acupuncture
Nicole McLaughlin Acupuncture
Tue: 9 am – 3 pm
Wed: 9 am – 3 pm
Thu: 9 am – 3 pm
Fri: 9 am – 3 pm

2000 P Street NW, Suite 620
Washington, DC 20036
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