Herbal medications contain natural, yet potent, active ingredients that can prevent illness, restore your energy, and improve your health when trauma or disease develops. As an experienced doctor of oriental medicine, Kevin Lance Jones, OMD, LAc, specializes in assessing your symptoms and prescribing herbal medications that are formulated to heal your underlying condition. If you have any type of illness or disease, herbal medications can help. Call the office in Torrance, California, or schedule an appointment online.
Plants naturally contain ingredients that are biologically active and have a specific effect in your body. The fact that some prescription medications, like atropine and digoxin, were originally created from plants highlights the potency of herbal medications.
When the active ingredients are extracted, herbal medications can treat illnesses, prevent disease, and help maintain ongoing wellness. By carefully choosing the herbs to meet your individual health needs, Dr. Jones provides medications that have a strong therapeutic effect while also maintaining a healthy balance in your body.
Herbal medications are available in several forms, such as:
Dr. Jones may also create a topical treatment by mixing herbs with oils, ointments, or dressings. This type of herbal treatment is great for relieving tight and sore muscles.
There are many plants in the world that produce a very large number of different bioactive ingredients. As a result, herbal medications are available to treat virtually every health problem, from colds and headaches to allergies and chronic fatigue.
These are a few examples of the conditions Dr. Jones may treat with herbal medications:
Dr. Jones frequently uses herbal medicine to treat pain, where it’s especially effective for pain following trauma and for improving sleep that’s disturbed due to pain.
The active ingredients in your herbal medication can interact with other therapies you may take, including herbal supplements, prescription medications, and over-the-counter medications. It’s important to tell Dr. Jones about all the supplements and medications you take so he can be sure they won’t interact with your herbal medication.
If you’d like to receive natural herbal medicine to prevent or treat disease, call Kevin Lance Jones, OMD, LAc, or schedule an appointment online.