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Herbal Tincture

Maureen McLaughlin, LAc, is board-certified and state licensed to dispense Chinese Herbal Medicine in both IL and WI. 

Chinese Herbal Medicine requires years of rigorous study in pinyin and the passing of a very challenging national board exam.  Chinese Herbal Medicine involves the ingestion of single herbs and formulas that are geared to an individual’s symptoms.  This is not a “one-size-fits-all” line of practice.  The practitioner must have a keen understanding of the patient’s symptoms, and her tongue and pulse and match it to one of the many single herbs and formulas available for the presenting condition (s) – whether acute or chronic.  These herbs are taken in tincture, tea, granule, or pill form.  Only herbs from reputable companies (where they are well vetted and guaranteed free of contaminants are dispensed). 

Maureen McLaughlin, LAc has used Chinese Herbal Medicine for her own health concerns whenever possible over the use of pharmaceuticals since the 1980s with great success.  We work with your Doctor’s prescriptions and recommendations (always being mindful of potential drug-herb interactions). 

For Chinese Herbal Medicine we do not necessarily have to meet in person, hence I offer telehealth appointments (in addition to in-office appointments) where I will evaluate you, prescribe your herbs, and have them drop-shipped to you.