Pregnancy in Chinese medicine is a pivotal time in a woman's life and is one of the only opportunities to change a woman's fundamental constitution. The placenta that wraps and protects the developing baby is a magical substance that is rich in qi, blood and a variety of hormones that epitomize the ability to change.
Practitioners of Chinese medicine have been using zhi he che (human placenta) as an herbal treatment for a wide variety of disorders for hundreds of years. In some cases it is life saving, in others it is transformative. Access to human placenta in this country is severely limited, so many mothers are choosing to have their own placentas prepared should they be needed in the future.
Tuesday has undergone extensive training to learn the various methods of preparing human placenta. She blends traditional recipes with modern safety concerns, using rigorous sterilization procedures in our prepration area and on our equipment.