Licensed Acupuncturists typically have as many classroom hours in the use of standardized herbal formulas than they do in the study of acupuncture. Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine is capable of treating “the majority of human sufferings.” This means that it is a complete healthcare model, capable of correcting a myriad of different health conditions. Learn more about herbalism at DaoCloud. At Acupuncture Solutions, my herbs are packaged in the United States, and have been analyzed for impurities down to “parts per billion” by Gas Chromatography. I strive to let food be the first source of medicine. However, when my patients are incapable of eating a perfectly healthy diet, I use custom made herbal formulas. Think of herbs as specific foods. To date, I have never given anyone an undesirable side effect!