ASSOCIATION OF CHINESE MEDICINE
Chinese medicine is one of the oldest systems of medicine in the world and had a long history of safe use in the East and more recently in the western world. Chinese herbalism is just one aspect of the wider practice of Chinese medicine, which also includes the practice of Acupuncture. It has a long history of clinical effectiveness and because of this Chinese herbalism has become popular as a safe and effective treatment for several disorders in many countries around the world.
Chinese herbalism has been practiced professionally in Ireland by medical herbalists since the early nineties. Professionally registered practitioners have trained for several years and abide by a professional codes of ethics and best practice within the professional regulatory structures.