21st Century Herba & health

21st Century Herbs & Health Inc (DBA: 21st Century Herbs & Acupuncture) was founded in 2006. It
aims to develop safe and effective natural products to help people maintain your health and recover
from illness. It has a affiliated clinic of herbs and acupuncture. The founder of the company, Dr. Liu,
a Ph.D. of Natural Medicine and CA acupuncture license, has been working on herbs for more than
30 years. She is not only knowledgeable on traditional Chinese medicines (TCM), but also modern
chemistry, biology, and pharmacology and clinical practice. Dr. Liu has experiences in scientific
research, education, clinical pratice of Chinese medicine and product development of herbal
medicines. She published about 30 papers about chemical isolation, identification and analysis,
bioassay screening, animal experiments of herbal medicines in different international journals.

Dr. Liu has been teaching Western Pharmacology, Western Nutrition, Natural Product Chemistry,
Chinese Herbal Medicine, and TCM Nutrition & Therapeutic Diet, and Reseacrh Methodology in
China and USA. She is the founder and president of
American Association of Chinese Herbs, also the
editor of
Traditional Herbal Medicine Research Method - Identification, Analysis, Bioassay, and
Pharmacological and Clinical Studies (John Wiley & Son), the only book in the world that fully
introduces research methods for traditional herbal medicine using modern botany, chemistry,
biochemistry, pharmacology, and clinic study. As a successful Chinese abroad,
she was featured on an episode of the famous show "Chinese Stories" by Chinese
Central Television International Channel (CCTV4), with the title of "
Persistent Researcher of Chinese

Most of the traditional herbs have been clinically used over hundreds or even thousands of years.
Many of their functions have been confirmed with modern researches in the past decades. More and
more people are seeking natural therapy including herbal medicines because of the side effects of
Western medicines. However, it needs knowledge to develop reliable products with both efficacy and
safety. The task of the company is to develop effective and safe herbal products to prevent or fight
diseases and provide consulting services related to herbs and herbal products. The affiliated clinic of
Acupuncture & Herbs  provides not only treatment for patients, but also clinical trial for the potential

If you have questions regarding the therapeutic efficacy, quality and safety of herbs and  interaction
between herbs and Western medicines, or need help for develop your herbal products, 21st Century
Herbs & Health is willing to serve you.

Background of Willow Liu (Prof./Ph.D./Dipl. O.M./L.Ac):
* B.S. of Chinese Material Medica (China)
* M.S. of Medicine (China)
* Ph.D. of Natural Product Chemistry (China)
* Post-doctoral Research Scientist in Columbia University (New York)
* Research Fellow of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany)
* Professor in Liaoning College of TCM (China, previously)
* Visiting Research Assistant Professor in College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
* Teaching faculty in South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA, USA
* Professor in College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Southern California University of Health Science,
Whittier, CA, USA
* Editor of
Traditional Herbal Medicine Research Methods: Identification, Analysis, Bioassay, and Pharmaceutical
and Clinical Studies
(John Wiley & Son, 2011)
* Founder and chairman of the non-profit organization
TCM Health Education & Research Center and American
Association of Chinese Herbs.
* Diplomat in Oriental Medicine and Herbology (NCCAOM, USA)  
* Licensed acupuncturist in California, USA
21st Century
 Herbs & Acupuncture
Dr. Liu with former German President Roman Herzog in 1996
when she was in Germany for collaborative study on Chinese
herbs. She was invited to Germany by a German professor and
financially supported by the famous AvH foundation
Dr. Liu gave presentation titled with Modern Research of Traditional
Herbal Medicine in the Section of Food and Agriculture, at the 232th
National Meeting of American Chemical Society. After this meeting,
she was invited by the publisher John Wiley & Son to write a book
with the same title. Now this book (see below) has been published.
Natural Medicine Forum
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