Extract Powders and Granules - Questions and Answers

October 31, 2011

Skye Sturgeon, DAOM, L.Ac., Quality Assurance Manager, Mayway

Extract powderThere seems to be growing fondness for the use of extract powders or granules to prescribe Chinese herbs by practitioners. They are convenient to use, patient compliance is better, and they lend themselves to tailoring (jia jian). I have noticed this in the student clinics of Chinese medicine colleges, in continuing education classes, and in my doctoral program. Indeed, Mayway’s Plum Flower® powdered extract line of single herbs and formulas are quite popular.

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