Acupuncture is the insertion of thin stainless steel needles through the skin at spec ific areas to regulate the body´s qi, i.e. oxygen, blood circulation, nerve impulses, hormones, etc.
Herbal medicines are one type of dietary Supplement. They are sold as tablets, capsules, powders, teas, extracts, and fresh or dried plants. People use herbal medicines to try to maintain or improve their health.