Herbal Medicine is one of the most exciting aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Of course, herbal medicine is not exclusive to Chinese medicine; plants have been used since the beginning of time by man to cure different ailments. Many western drugs are based on the active compounds of certain plants. For example, the active compound of aspirin (salicylic acid) is from the bark of the Willow tree.The Chinese Materia Medica includes hundreds of different herbs and herbal formulas. Many of the formulas have been used for hundreds and in some cases thousands of years! There are herbal remedies for all kinds of health concerns including common cold and flu, allergies, pain, arthritis, anti-aging, fatigue, menstrual problems, menopause symptoms, insomnia and stress. There are also formulas that help prevent the onset of colds and flu so you can avoid getting sick!At SoulSpace we carry a full line of high-quality herbal medicines which are an important complement to most treatment plans.