Chinese herbs in the field: How the Integrative Medicine Project uses herbs in its medical missions

During our clinics, which are typically a week long, we may deliver 1000 acupuncture treatments, yet there is a concern about follow-up with patients after the visiting clinic ends. In
addition there are many complaints better addressed with herbs. Having formulas to dispense for both acute as well as continued care is essential and while acupuncture is well accepted, many patients prefer herbal treatment to acupuncture.