Alternative Medicine http://wvtf.org en Appalachian Medicinal Herb Growers http://wvtf.org/post/appalachian-medicinal-herb-growers <p></p><p>When people hear about the “Blue Ridge Center for Chinese Medicine” in Floyd County, they sometimes look surprised and ask, “What’s that doing here? Not only is it serving a local clientele, it’s also working to create a network of farmers raising certified traditional Chinese herbs to supply a growing sector in health care.<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:40:30 +0000 Robbie Harris 24122 at http://wvtf.org Appalachian Medicinal Herb Growers Chinese Herbs Growing in Virginia http://wvtf.org/post/chinese-herbs-growing-virginia <p>More Americans than ever before are turning to Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture to heal and prevent disease.&nbsp; Many states, including Virginia now license practitioners and regulate the industry.</p><p>As the sector grows, there is more demand for Chinese Medicinal herbs, an important aspect of the practice. A new project underway to grow Chinese medicinal herbs here is taking root in Floyd Virginia. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:07:56 +0000 Robbie Harris 24045 at http://wvtf.org Chinese Herbs Growing in Virginia