The prestigious Cleveland Clinic has opened a Chinese Herb clinic in association with its integrative medicine services. The sources of Chinese herbs have been found to be very good, so the herbs are considered safe. Patients are supervised by a physician and herbs are prescribed according to traditional Chinese standards by a professional Chinese herbalist. American acupuncture schools regularly train clinicians to prescribe Chinese herbal formulas.
I was as shocked as anyone to hear about the recent announcement in the press that some doctors have said that supplements are a complete waste. I finally found this cogent and expert response. This came from Orthomolecular Products, which of course has a financial interest in the subject. “As you are likely aware from … Continue reading Response to Medical Attack on Supplement Use