The clinical practice of Chinese herbal medicine has been developed
into a fine science for over two millenia. Using the same theoretical
basis as acupuncture herbal medicine can be used for a number of issues.
At David’s clinic he employs the use of traditional raw herbs which
must be cooked like a soup in a ceramic pot or powdered herbs which are
more easily prepared through simply mixing the prescription with warm
water. Some conditions benefit greater from raw herbs and others from
powdered herbs, which one is right for you will be determined within the
In addition to herbs being taken internally David is well trained in
the external application of herbs for sporting injuries (David has
treated many top athletes and martial artists for over 10 years using
Chinese medicine) and for skin disorders. External prescriptions can
either be custom made or are ready made.
All herbal ingredients used at David White’s clinical practice are
recognised by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and are
selected through consultation with the Endangered Species Certification
Scheme. No endangered animal or herbal products are ever used in any
prescription from this clinic.
As David can conduct a herbal consultation at either of his practices
his Crows Nest Clinic is the only practice with a full herbal
dispensary. For more information please call (02) 8095 8255 or email [email protected].