Frequently Asked Questions About
Acupuncture &
Chinese Herb

-- What is acupuncture?
-- What problems can be treated by acupuncture?
-- How deep do the needles go?
-- Does it hurt?
-- Are the needles clean?
-- How does acupuncture work?
-- Are there different styles of acupuncture?
-- What criteria should one use in choosing an acupuncturist?
-- How many treatments will I need?
-- What should I know about the proposed treatments?
-- Is there anything I need to do before receiving an acupuncture treatment?
-- Is there anything I need to do while receiving acupuncture?
-- What can I expect after treatment?

-- What's the difference between Western folk herbalism and Chinese herbal medicine?
-- Are there any other differences?
-- Does Chinese herbal medicine work for Western patients?
-- Are all the "herbs" vegetable in origin?
-- Do all the herbs come from China?
-- How are Chinese herbal medicines taken?
-- Why do liquid herbal medicines taste so bad?
-- What are the benefits of pills and powders?
-- Do Chinese herbal medicines have side effects?
-- What is Chinese herbal medicine good for?
-- Can pregnant women take Chinese herbs?
-- Can children take Chinese herbal medicine?
-- What are the benefits of drinking Chinese herb medicines in liquid form?
-- How long does it take to see results with Chinese herbal medicine?
-- How do I know if a practitioner is professionally trained in Chinese herbal medicine?