Herbology is an important and valuable part of this Miami Acupuncture practice. Chinese herbology is one of the three branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine along with acupuncture and oriental bodywork. Herbal formulas are prescribed in order to balance a patient energetically between acupuncture treatments. Chinese herbs can be used alone as well. In Chinese medicine, herbs have been used effectively for many problems. Chinese herbal formulas are balanced. This means that while certain herbs within a formula are addressing a particular imbalance in a patient, other ingredients are included to be sure secondary imbalances will not be caused.