Herb Trade Industry

Chinese Medicine Day!

March 15, 2022

Yvonne Lau, Mayway President

Lanzhou Foci historic photo

In the United States we may know March 17th as a celebration of Irish heritage, but it's also a significant day in Chinese cultural history. It was the day when traditional Chinese medicine was almost abolished.

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Tyger Tyger, Not So Burning Bright

January 29, 2022

Yvonne Lau, Mayway President

Sumatran Tiger

2022 is the Year of the Tiger, and an update on the preservation of this magnificent animal seems fitting. Yvonne Lau, President of Mayway, discusses the current status of tiger conservation with links to read more about what you can do to help preserve their numbers.

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Sustainability of Chinese Herbal Medicine

October 13, 2021

Skye Sturgeon, DAOM, Quality Assurance Manager, Mayway

Sustainability of Chinese Medicine

Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment. To pursue sustainability is to create and maintain the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony to support present and future generations. This article includes information on what is being done to protect herb species for a more sustainable future. You will also gain an in-depth resource guide that lists Chinese Herbs which may not be available or are restricted for sale in the US. Click here to read.

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Teapill Manufacturing Behind the Scenes Video

September 15, 2021

Hugh Lau

Teapill Manufacturing Video

Join Hugh Lau, Owner and Designer for Mayway Herbs, as he takes us behind the scenes to show us how Teapills are made!

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Fall 2021 Herb Report

September 13, 2021

Yvonne Lau

Bags of Chinese Herbs

Yvonne Lau of Mayway Herbs provides an update on the Chinese herb industry including economic pressures, harvest, and supply challenges.

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Field to Market: An educational video for Chinese herb quality

September 10, 2021

Skye Sturgeon, DAOM, Quality Assurance Manager, Mayway

Field to Market Video

Dr. Skye Sturgeon presents Field to Market: How Quality and Safety of Chinese Herbs are Ensured (originally recorded on November 13, 2019)

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Patent Medicines in China

September 8, 2021

Han Jian Li

Chinese Patent Medicines

Mayway President Yvonne Lau discusses Patent Medicines in China with Mr. Han Jian Li regarding the TCM industry, manufacturing challenges, and the impact of COVID-19.

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Herb Supply Update July 2021

July 13, 2021

Eva Lau, Mayway Vice President

Container ship

A quick update on import challenges, future herb stock concerns, and a list of popular items that are back in stock!

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Fraudulent TCM in the Market

February 2, 2021

Yvonne Lau, Mayway President

Fraudulent Packaging

Mayway's manufacturing partner Lanzhou Foci Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. has released a statement regarding fraudulent claims of manufacturing of teapills and tablets.

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We Are Mayway

January 5, 2021

Meet the Mayway team, get a behind the scenes glimpse of our dispensary, warehouse, meet our staff, and get to know a bit more about our company.

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Coronavirus Business Update

April 8, 2020

Eva Lau, Mayway Vice President

Mayway shippingAs we enter our third week of shelter-in-place, we have now resumed normal shipping turnaround times. Shipments to business addresses that are in shelter-in-place locations may not be delivered by delivery companies. Prescription orders received before 12pm will typically ship the same day during standard business days. PRC issued Novel formula templates are now available through our Prescription service.

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Herb Supply April 2020 Update

March 31, 2020

Eva Lau, Mayway Vice President

Supply ChainOur manufacturers and suppliers in China are in operation and are working over-time to fulfill our orders. For products that are out of stock or that have low inventory, we are working with suppliers to receive new inventory in the next 2 months. To ensure equal distribution of product, we have added ordering limits for some items. Many popular items are still in abundant supply such as Jade Screen and Gan Mao Ling. Read More

Coronavirus Effects on Our Herb Supply

March 3, 2020

Eva Lau, Mayway Vice President

Many of you have inquired as to if/how the coronavirus situation in China will affect our supply of herbs. We have been in regular contact with our suppliers and manufacturers since news of the outbreak surfaced. Fortunately, our primary pill/tablet manufacturer has been in production since early February following the Chinese New Year holiday and was not affected by mandatory factory closures. Also, due to our experiences with long growing seasons, extensive testing, production and shipping times, we usually stock over a year of inventory on all of our formulas. We don't foresee a shortage based on normal order patterns, but have increased orders for our more popular formulas anyway. Read More

Coronavirus & Safety of Chinese Herbs

January 29, 2020

Yvonne Lau, President of Mayway

China Factory Protection Because our products are sourced and manufactured in China, we want to address any concerns our customers and your patients may have about the safety of our products, particularly regarding the possibility of a virus contaminating Chinese herbs and herbal products....

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3 Practical Tips to Bring in More Patients this Week, the Introverted Way

November 13, 2018

Chen Yen

Did you know that 30-50% of people are introverts? But what’s taught about how to grow an acupuncture practice often assumes that you’re an extrovert. The idea of always having to be putting yourself ‘out there’ can feel draining and exhausting. If you are an introvert and want to do less marketing, here are a few practical tips to help you be more effective with attracting patients to the practice.

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