Chinese herbs for fertility may be the dominant component of any Chinese medicine treatment for infertility. Herbs have been proved for their efficacy in treating gynecological conditions in traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries.
During the preconception treatment stage, to improve the outcome, in additional to acupuncture treatment, herbs are often prescribed according to each patient’s condition and pattern diagnosis.
Herbal medicine is taken two or three times a day, seven days a week during the treatment period. Based on the progress of the treatment, herbal prescription is modified from time to time.
During the IVF cycle, herbs are generally not prescribed to avoid any interactions with the hormone stimulation.