ANTA has been representing qualified Chinese medicine practitioners for over 60 years. Our strict membership criteria ensure that we take on the best practitioners in the country, who provide exceptional treatment.
If you’re looking for Chinese herbal medicine in Perth, check out our practitioner directory. You can search by city and postcode to find a qualified and accredited practitioner close to you.
Chinese medicine in Perth WA—why use an ANTA practitioner?
✔ Our practitioners are qualified and accredited by the relevant industry bodies.
✔ Our Chinese medicine practitioners use holistic medicine to treat your entire person, not just your symptoms
✔ Our rigid membership criteria ensure that our practitioners are the best in the business
✔ Our practitioners are recognised and validated by both state and federal governments
✔ We have been working with natural therapists for over 60 years
✔ Our practitioners can provide a variety of Chinese medicines, including herbal remedies, acupuncture, and massage
Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is an ancient practice that uses various psychological and physical techniques to promote healing. These include acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, exercise, and dietary advice, which are used by over three million Australians every year.
The underlying philosophy of TCM is that humans are microcosms in the universe, with which we have a fundamental relationship. It states that all living things are sustained by a balance between two forces of energy—Yin and Yang—which are complementary, and dependent on each other. They make the life essence known as Qi (pronounced “chee”), which flows through channels in the body, and can cause ill health when imbalanced. The goal of TCM is to fix this imbalance through its various practices.
Chinese herbal medicine can treat a wide variety of conditions and issues, including:
The easiest way to find a Chinese herbal medicine practitioner in Perth is by using our directory at the top of the page. This will bring up a list of qualified and accredited practitioners in your local area, who you can contact immediately.
In your first TCM appointment, your practitioner will assess your holistic health to determine the best treatment. This will include talking to you about your medical history, exercise regime, diet, lifestyle, sleep hygiene, emotional health, as well as any medications you may be taking. They may also examine your pulse and tongue, or palpate your abdomen or other areas that are causing you problems.
Once done, they will develop a unique treatment plan for you, which may include herbal remedies, acupuncture, massage, or another technique that works for your issue.
#1 How long does treatment take to work?
This depends entirely on the problem being solved, which will be monitored over time. Your practitioner will be able to give you an estimate of time frames during your consultation.
#2 Chinese herbal medicine for weight loss—does it work?
Herbal medicines can be tailored to your weight loss needs. Generally, herbs are chosen to increase stamina and energy levels, tonify your speen’s Qi, and eliminate dampness and phlegm from your body. These actions can all help you to lose weight.