Is Chinese herbal medicine safe?

Dr. Kong uses herbal medical products from companies that comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations, which require herbs to meet specific safety criteria in order to be sold in the United States. These companies all follow very strict guidelines to make sure that the products are free from any harmful substances such as heavy metal contamination, pharmaceuticals, and sulfites.

In general, herbs can treat a wide variety of diseases and conditions. Compared to chemical-based prescription medicine, When dispensed by a trained practitioner, herbal medicine is as safe, if not safer than western medicine. Most of the herbs that are used do not cause side effects, and those that do can be counteracted by other specific herbs. For these reasons, people turn to herbal therapy for a large array of ailments and disease. More and more people rely on Chinese herbal medicine as a natural alternative after chemical-based medicine has failed. Dr. Kong uses herbal medical products from companies that comply with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations, which require herbs to meet specific safety criteria in order to be sold in the United States. These companies all follow very strict guidelines to make sure that the products are free from any harmful substances such as heavy metal contamination, pharmaceuticals, and sulfites.