5 STAR REVIEW BY GERARD V., TUJUNGA, CA I found Agape online. It’s fantastic. In the office you experience the love of God through the dedication and prayers of Dr. Huang and his assistants. The fact that they are Christians attracted me to Agape. Dr. Huang is very knowledgeable in health issues. The office personnel are friendly and diligent. I have been helped with a major health problem. I will recommend Agape to anyone.*
Herbal medicines are prescribed for patients on a personal level. These herbs have over 4000 years of research, history and use. Our classical herbal formulas have been handed down by family from the Emperor’s Royal Physician of the Qin Dynasty. Each patient has different needs, our bodies are unique, and illnesses stem from different causes. Therefore the prescriptions are individualized for every patient and are adjusted periodically. There are those who read an article in a magazine and run to the nearest nutrition store to get “healthy”. They look for single herbs or formulated herbs, not realizing the dosage, quality, nature, property, and entering system of these natural herbs. Even though these herbs pose little or no side effect when administered by a skilled physician, it is still medicine – requiring supervision by a qualified specialist. Each herb is unique and must not be mishandled. Internally cold-natured patients cannot use certain herbs; internally hot-natured patients cannot use certain herbs. Some herbs cannot be used in combination, while pregnant women, lactating women, small children, or the elderly cannot use certain other herbs. Qualified herbalists go through intense training and are taught everything about individual herbs and herbal formulas. The dosages have to be regulated, conflicting herbs cannot be used together, the stages of patients need to be monitored, and the herbal formulas need to be changed according to the change in the patient’s condition. Although herbs are natural, they are not to be utilized carelessly and unknowingly.
WHAT IS HERBAL MEDICINE?
Herbal medicine is within the scope of natural medicine, which is the oldest, continually practiced professional medicine. “More people have been treated with herbs and acupuncture than all systems of medicine combined.” It is based on an individualized pattern diagnosis as well as a disease diagnosis. Your pattern is made up of signs, symptoms, emotions, temperament, and overall body composition. The written herbal prescription is designed to target the individual pattern as well as the symptom or disease. An herbal medicine prescription may include 6 to 18 different herbs. Herbal medicine is a complete system, containing physical, biological, and chemical properties.
SOURCES OF HERBS
The majority of herbs are derived from the plant kingdom, using the radix, rhizoma, folium, and fructus of the plant, depending on the nature of the illness. They may include the leaf, flower, twig, fruit, stem, root, tuber, rhizome, and bark. Some herbs are from animal and mineral sources. And God said, “See, I have given you every herb that yields seed which is on the face of all the earth, and every tree whose fruit yields seed; to you it shall be for food. Also, to every beast of the earth, to every bird of the air, and to everything that creeps on the earth, in which there is life, I have given every green herb for food”; and it was so. – Genesis 1:29-30
FIND THE BEST HERBALIST
Although herbal medicine is safe when prescribed by a trained and knowledgeable practitioner, it is still medicine. Patients should ask about where the practitioner was trained, how long the training was, how long he/she has been in practice, and what experience the practitioner has had in treating the patient’s specific ailment. Most importantly, find out the background of the herbal medicine specialist. (e.g. experience, knowledge, years of education, years of medical excellence, good reputation, RESULTS, etc.) Ask about the qualifications first. In the state of California, the Board of Medical Quality Assurance certifies those who pass a state board qualifying examination. We hope that you have found answers to questions about herbal medicine. Call 714.979.9790 for an appointment.
YELP 5 STAR REVIEW BY DANIEL A. OF YORBA LINDA, CA
“I’ve come to Natural Medicine Center (NMC) over the years for my wife when she’s gone through a few different medical issues (mainly endometriosis, hypothyroidism) and when my cholesterol levels were crazy (over 400), I came in. Dr. Kevin was very sympathetic and prescribed a plan of action for me. I had acupuncture and started drinking an herbal tea that his staff puts together for me (they give me packets of raw herbs and I soak it and boil it at home). My cholesterol has come down to normal levels now (basically cut in half), WITHOUT ANY DRUGS, WITHOUT ANY SIDE EFFECTS.
My primary care physician was amazed. I recommend Dr. Kevin and the Natural Medicine Center without reservation. This place is as good as it gets!
The treatments are basically painless and the wait usually is not long, if you have an appointment.
By the way, their “Lung Health” tablets are the best decongestant I’ve ever used. They work fast and when I have a bit of a cold, they help me breath like normal.*
The good news is a change my general doctor noticed. I had my thyroid tested again. Originally my score was 6.5. Well, after treatments at Natural Medicine, it has dropped down to 4.57 with 4 being normal. My doctor commented that it looks like my thyroid is beginning to "kick in". Praise God! Thanks Dr. Huang!*
Within the first 3 months I began to feel better. I had increased energy and quality of life. The process included different portions of the body stimulated via a needle to bring healing. I had very positive results! I’m totally free of drug medications. My symptoms have subsided drastically, energy level increased and my digestive system has stabilized.
Home and social life is great now! My disease used to be constantly in the fore thoughts of my mind and now it’s not. Everyone at the Natural Medicine Center is great and very friendly and informative – willing to answer any questions. I am very happy and confident with my results! My friends and family are also very happy and supportive of me. I’ve already referred my friend and sister. I view natural medicine as more of a first line of treatment now. Don’t knock it until you tried it. It has positive results.*
We noticed that the boys became more reactive and more alert. They think more and are able to better express their feelings and thoughts. They are saying more words and using more sentences. They are happier, eating better and sleeping better. There is a better outlook for the future and an improved quality of life. I feel that there is hope in their future. The school also noticed the differences and our older son is going to regular kindergarten.
It’s a miracle! The treatments have changed our lives and the boys’ lives and I would definitely refer others. I would encourage others to have faith and I would share my story. Natural medicine definitely helps heal and improve the quality of life, and I am a firm believer in it.*
My main focus was to get better. My treatments included acupuncture which was very easy to embrace and no pain. I noticed right away I was feeling better - a big improvement in being able to walk without a cane and all around general good health. I did not know I would get these results. The additional benefits were that I also experienced increased energy and weight loss. I believe in natural medicine now and I would refer other people to the Natural Medicine Center. You have to be open – like my MD told me, “It can’t hurt.” I feel very good about the results and it has helped my recovery.*
I saw the difference 3 days after my first treatment because after two months of not having a period, I had a period. I have no more depression and during my periods, I have no more mood swings and my legs do not hurt. On my last visit to the OB/GYN, everything is normal and I have no more fibroid tumors. I have more shine in my skin tone and I have fresh and healthy skin. My nails are stronger and my headaches are gone. The varicose veins are also slowly disappearing. I have more energy, which makes me more open, more friendly, more happy, more secure, and more social.
I am very happy with the results, and I like to come to the Natural Medicine Center. My friends and family say that I look healthier and happier. The staff treats me like family and they are nice and friendly. I have told everyone about my results and I would refer others.*
Natural medicine can help treat the cause of Psoriasis and does not merely cover up symptoms. Acupuncture causes the anti-inflammatory mechanisms to release and it reduces the redness associated with psoriasis. Acupuncture also reduces stress and anxiety which are triggers of psoriasis. Acupuncture is also safe because disposable sterile needles are used in the treatment of acupuncture. Also, there are no harmful or discomforting side effects such as those listed above for the treatment of psoriasis. There are also topical herbal creams and herbal supplement that can be used in the treatment of psoriasis and all are prescribed by a licensed acupuncturist. All herbs should be taken under the care of a Licensed Acupuncture to ensure maximum results and compliance. Natural medicine is used to treat the root of the disease and not the symptomatic manifestations of the underlying cause.*
2½ weeks after I started acupuncture, on a Sunday I felt my cheek move and everyday it’s getting better and better. I’m at 98%! It’s almost all good. My right eye is more open than the other eye but my mouth is like it was! I’m now the normal person I was before! I also noticed additional benefits such as my face looks better because I had acne, and I loss 16 lbs! Everyone is really friendly and it’s a nice atmosphere with nice people. I’m very happy! The results are great! Perfect! I expected these results and my friends and family are happy too. I believe with acupuncture, you get better. It’s helping me, it can help you too. Believe!*
DIABETES | DEGENERATIVE DISEASES | DIFFICULT DISEASES
“I would walk a thousand miles! No crutches! No wheel chair! Able to work hard in my garden!” K.G.H., a diabetic patient of 30 years.
“I have lost 66 pounds in 3 and a half months…My blood sugar is normal now. No high blood pressure.” J.S.
“…and now only three weeks later I am feeling like a new person, my esophageal varices are not bleeding, my stomach no longer bloated, my liver is doing better, my diabetes is under control with the diet, my energy level is up, and I’m feeling healthier now.” God Bless You! S.B.M.*
The staff welcomed me and put me at ease. After two weeks of treatments and taking herbs I began to feel a reduction in the pain I had grown so accustomed to. As the pain diminished, I began to notice other symptoms of irritability, tiredness and short term memory issues were disappearing. My pain level had been at an 8 and over time moved down to a 2. I was so grateful I found natural medicine that I brought in my children to heal their eczema and colds. I even got my husband to come in after a month long battle with lower back pain – he is free of that too.
If you are reading this, I encourage you to try Agape Acupuncture. You will benefit tremendously and experience an improved quality of life.*
I started feeling better about 3 weeks into treatments. My home life is healthier – healthier eating and living in general. I have more energy at work and feel I have been a good influence to my friends on living a healthier life. I feel healthy and have an improved quality of life! The dietary guidelines were most difficult in the start, but now it is a regular part of my life. I lost weight and I lost a desire for sugars and caffeine. I didn’t think I would get these results so quickly. I could not be any more pleased from the results! I feel my lifestyle has changed dramatically over the past 3 months. By example, many of my friends and family who were well aware of my conditions have seen the dramatic change. I feel the clinic is like a family - everyone is so supportive and welcoming.
I would refer someone to Agape Acupuncture because it works! Simply as that! No treatment in my past has improved my quality of life as much as your clinic has. The acupuncture has taken away all headaches and eczema. The staff was always lovely. They are so welcoming and always remembered my name. The office felt like family. I felt confident every time I walked in that I would be taken care of. They are knowledgeable and compassionate about what they believe in. All aspects of my life have changed and Iam eager to share with others about what was taught to me by Dr. Huang about healthier living. The food and diet gives me energy and I feel that has played a huge role with both the migraine headaches and eczema. I will always go to natural medicine from now on. It has changed my life so dramatically and I am so thankful for Dr. Huang and his staff!*
At Agape Acupuncture, Inc., we are very gentle and loving with our patients. We treat babies, toddlers and even the elderly. The encounter that people have with acupuncture needles vary from patient to patient. Mostly, patients do not experience pain, and some feel a slight pressure during needle placement. After the initial insertion of acupuncture needles, there is no pain and the patient usually reports deep relaxation and rest during the treatment. Acupuncture needles are very thin and solid and they are made of stainless steel. The point of the needle is smooth (Acupuncture needles are solid and not hollow like hypodermic needles. Hollow needles increase the risk of skin bruising and skin irritation.), and insertion through the skin is not as painful as injections or blood sampling. At Agape Acupuncture, Inc. we use disposable needles only. Guaranteed.*
Agape Acupuncture uses acupuncture, herbs and natural medicine treatment methods that are time tested, proven, and designed to be effective. The practitioners at this clinic are licensed acupuncturists who are experienced in the medical field and are well versed in the system of natural medicine. The acupuncture techniques used by the doctors at Agape Acupuncture have been used for generations. In ancient China, the emperor’s very own physician practiced the art of acupuncture, and no other medical system in the world has endured this long. In fact, acupuncture and natural medicine have treated illnesses, diseases, and pain more than all systems of medicine. Acupuncture is not only a very safe procedure that is not associated with negative side effects, it is a very effective treatment method that is tailored to the patient’s body. Acupuncture is truly personalized medicine at it’s best.*
UNBELIEVABLE RESULTS | 20 YEARS OF MIGRAINE HEADACHES | VOMITING | BLURRED VISION
“With the herbs and acupuncture I have never felt better. This is a miracle come true for me. It is "Unbelievable"!” S.L., Canyon Lake, California
25 YEARS OF MIGRAINE HEADACHES | NAUSEA & VOMITING
“Within a month, the migraines are gone and I have improved 100%. I have my life back.” L.A., La Habra
CHRONIC LOWER BACK PAIN | HERNIATED DISC
“The results are amazing. In the first treatment, I felt a difference and from there, it got better and better.” C.V., Tustin, California
HERNIATED DISC | BACK PAIN | ARTHRITIS
“I felt better almost immediately... The results were excellent. I have no pain, I have more energy, and I am able to sit. I take no pain pills now…I got my life back.” R.L., Costa Mesa, California
CHRONIC & SEVERE HIP PAIN | With Dr. Huang’s help, I have my life
“There is no pain and it worked really fast. In 2 months I was healed from my sickness that I had for 5 years. The treatments did not hurt. Since the first treatment my pain decreased until I got better and all the pain was gone. Thank God and Dr. Huang and all staff.” - I.R., San Diego, California*
In July of 2011 a new CT scan revealed that the cancer spots had disappeared. This was also true for the next several CT scans. I am on medication from the regular doctor, however, the oncologist is surprised by the progress I am making. In our last visit she told me I was in complete remission and the side effects of the medicine are minimal.
I believe this would not have been the same without Dr. Huang and his staff of dedicated people. One of the great things of this office is that Dr. Huang prays with his patients. I look forward to that moment every time I come and gain strength and courage from the idea that a doctor cares enough to pray and be personally involved in my life.*
The results are amazing. In the first treatment, I felt a difference and from there, it got better and better. I am able to function like a normal person and I have an improved quality of life. I even lost weight – 6 pounds. Natural medicine works. The staff is wonderful, kind and friendly and the medical staff is caring and real.
This center is my place of healing and I refer everybody and share my testimony. I believe that natural medicine is wonderful and I have the utmost respect for it. I was looking to get better but I got more than that. I love coming here. It is part of my life. God made a miracle and helped me get my life back.*
PERSONALIZED HERBS | SAFE & EFFECTIVE
Chinese Medicine TCM | Chinese Herbal Medicine | Herbal Medicine Orange County
Herbal medicines are prescribed for patients on a personal level. These herbs have over 4000 years of research, history and use. Our classical herbal formulas have been handed down by family from the emperor's royal physician of the Qin Dynasty. We are 4th generation in natural medicine.
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