About Herbal Medicine

About Herbal Medicine

Plant Medicine: Safe, Non-toxic, Gentle yet Powerful

Dr. Chilkov is a Master Herbalist. She recommends safe and non toxic high quality herbal medicines for her patients to treat a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions.

Dr. Chilkov combines her knowledge of worldwide traditions of healing with modern scientific research in the use of herbal medicines with her patients.

The Herbal Pharmacy in Dr. Chilkov’s clinic contains the highest quality herbs from all over the world. She uses only the finest herbal supplements and botanical extracts. Quality, purity and potency are assured. Herbal medicines of pharmaceutical grade are used to insure efficacy.

Patients are provided with custom blended herbal preparations formulated for the unique needs of each person. (Link to Custom Tonics)

Herbal Medicine, also called Botanical Medicine or Phytomedicine, refers to the use of a plants, seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes in the treatment and prevention of disease.

Botanical medicines have been used in every culture throughout history in health and disease. Many people are familiar with the use of Echinacea and Goldenseal for cold and flu as well as Tumeric and Ginger for inflammation. Used correctly, many herbs are considered safer than conventional medication.

The Imperial Tonic Herbal Adaptogens such as Ginseng may be used daily on a long-term basis to promote and preserve radiant health and longevity.

Herbal medicine treats many conditions, such as asthma, eczema, premenstrual syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, migraine, menopausal symptoms, chronic fatigue, and irritable bowel syndrome, among others.

Many patients seeking non-toxic approaches choose botanical medicines under the care of a seasoned professional herbalist.

The World Health Organization estimates that 80% of people worldwide rely on herbal medicines for some aspect of their primary health care.
Herbal supplements are best taken under the guidance of a trained health care provider.

Custom Herbal Tonics:
The Tradition of Herbal Tonics in China
Liquid Gold for Stress, Recovery, Enhanced Performance,
Radiant Health and Longevity

Dr. Chilkov recommends and blends individually customized tonics for her patients from the highest quality herbs from all parts of the world.

“Tonics” or “Tonifying Herbs” are considered to be the “Imperial or Superior” Class of Medicines in China. These are plant medicines that contain unique and rare constituents not found in food plants and concentrated by nature. The most famous tonic is Ginseng Root. The Tonics are truly the gold of plant medicine. They are like super-concentrated foods to feed the cells. They are non toxic and safe for long term use.

For centuries the elegant system of tonic herbs has been used to help people recover from stress and illness, to promote healthy aging and longevity and to enhance physical, mental and spiritual capacity and energy. These superior herbs are used for achieving the highest level of radiant health and well being.

In China, and now in the West, it is traditional for anyone seeking robust health and longevity to take an specially formulated tonic on a daily basis for long periods of time.