The safe practice of acupuncture and herbal medicine has been meticulously recorded over two millennia in China. Today, well-developed acupuncture treatment protocols used to complement modern ART have been tested in clinical studies to ensure their efficacy and safety.
Chinese herbal medicine is also safe and even more versatile and potent than acupuncture. It is much less known and therefore much less used, even by many acupuncturists in Quebec.
Some patients and fertility doctors have unfounded fears of these herbs interfering with fertility procedures and drugs. If used expertly in conjunction with acupuncture, they are truly a powerful tool in the treatment of female infertility. Personally, I have been using herbal powders in my clinic since 1995 and have never found any adverse reactions.