Chinese herbs differ from western herbs in that they are almost always prescribed as a formula containing 4 – 15 herbs rather than singularly. The formulations we prescribe at Nurture are in either pill, tincture, or granular form. Most of the time we customize formulas to fit patients’ constitutional needs. Additionally, for our women’s health patients, we also provide formulas that follow the phases of their menstrual cycle. We do not use any controversial herbs, such as herbs derived from endangered species, and all of our herbal companies that we source our herbs from follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and test for heavy metals, pesticides, and microbials.