Where can I prescribe Traditional Chinese Medicine when studying abroad in the US?
Suffering from headaches, stomachaches, insomnia, and colds while studying abroad? Where to purchase or prescribe herbal medicine? Are there any Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) pharmacies available in the US? Do I need a prescription from a US doctor and US medical insurance to purchase or prescribe TCM? Those are some frequently asked questions from Chinese compatriots working or studying abroad in the US.
在哪里买中药 Where to prescribe TCM?
其实美国的“药店”很多，但一般都不是专门的药店，从“门脸”上是看不出来的。比如，人们喜欢逛的沃尔玛、塔吉特百货（Target）、德成行（T S EMPORIUM）等大型连锁超市，或者一些大型连锁食品超市里都有“药店”，即在这些连锁店里开设了卖药区域。这里的“药店”一般都有药剂师负责回答顾客的购药问题，完全可以满足您在美国买药的需求。
There are many Traditional Chinese Medicine pharmacies in the United States, but they are generally not specialized pharmacies, and they are indistinguishable from the appearance of a grocery store. For example, large supermarket chains such as Wal-Mart, Target, and T S EMPORIUM that people like to visit, or many supermarket chains have opened drug section. These pharmacies here generally have pharmacists who are responsible to answer customers’ drug purchase questions.
Commonly used medicines can be bought in the large chain stores, and the prices are reasonable. If you want to buy Chinese Patent Medicine (CPM) or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in the United States, it is recommended to go to T S EMPORIUM, where there is a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner you could visit, but it is also a time-honored large-scale Chinese Herbal Medicine with a huge selection. T S EMPORIUM also has its own online shop – www.tsEMPORIUM.com . If you need TCM, you can upload your prescription directly in the “Prescription” tab on the official website, and T S EMPORIUM will have your herbal medicine delivered to your door. It is super convenient; it could not get any easier than that!
The advantage of these large chain stores is that they open every day, and they close late at night. The pharmacists who work in these pharmacies are all certified pharmacists. Therefore, if you explain to the pharmacist the symptoms such as stomachache, lower back pain, headache, etc., they will quickly help you find the suitable prescription for you to ease the pain.
在哪里看中医 Where to find Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners/doctors?
In the United States, the purchase of prescribed drugs requires a doctor’s prescription. For international students with medical insurance, it is not difficult to prescribe drugs such as antibiotics if you have a prescription from a doctor. Generally, for prescription drugs that may need to be taken for a long period of time, the doctor’s prescription will allow the drug to be prescribed several times within a period. In some big cities such as New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, Asian/Chinese supermarkets generally has special areas for TCM. For T S EMPORIUM, there are professional Chinese Medicine doctors/practitioners who will be able to answer any questions you may have and mainly to help you prescribe a suitable Chinese Medicine prescription that could help with your illness.
If you live far away from a Chinese clinic, it will be more difficult for you to obtain Traditional Chinese Medicine. So, T S EMPORIUM has a simple and convenient solution for you: online prescription! You can submit your herbal prescription at the comfort of your own home. Just follow these 4 simple steps:
Go to T S EMPORIUM website at www.tsEMPORIUM.com
Click the “Prescription” button on the top right.
Fill out the information on the quotation page (you can also upload existing attachments).
Submit and T S EMPORIUM Customer Service will contact you within 24 hours.
Following above simple steps, you can prescribe Traditional Chinese Medicine with a click of a button!
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