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What is herbal medicine?

Herbal Medicine utilizes herbal ingredients alone or in specific combinations or formulas as a holistic approach to treat disease. Herbal formulas are administered orally and are typically given in powder form or capsule form to cats and dogs. Herbal therapy is prescribed as carefully as western medications, in regards to quality, safety and efficacy of the products. Don’t forget, many of the pills prescribed today were originally discovered from plants!

Dr. Tucci prescribes herbal medicines predominantly from Dr. Xie’s Jing Tang Herbal in Reddick, FL. Jing Tang herbal products are distributed exclusively through licensed veterinarians for the best and safest care of animals.  All Jing Tang herbal products are manufactured strictly in compliance with US FDA cGMP regulations and based on the pharmaceutical standards. GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) certification means that the site and methods employed in the production of the herbs has been subject to a thorough quality control investigation and is certified to be in compliance. Tests for moisture content, dissolution, heavy metals (lead, arsenic, mercury, cadmium) and microbial content (including bacteria and fungi) are performed on every batch of finished product. Click here for more information about Jing Tang Herbal’s quality control.

For more information, see Herbal FAQs
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