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How to Purchase Herbs

Once you have taken advantage of this site's rich interface and deep knowledge base, and have gained new insight into you and your family’s particular health issues, you may be motivated to take some new steps towards improving your health. Well, you’re in luck. Kirstin's Counter is dedicated to providing its customers the highest quality, medicinal grade Chinese Herbs. These herbs are only available for licensed practitioners to distribute, and are available for purchase directly through our online Store. In order to make such a high class of herbs available directly to you through a seamless on-line service, Kirstin's Counter must assume a direct level of customer care and oversight. Before you can order any herbs, you will need to fill out a confidential Health Profile so that we may better help you with your specific needs.

Filling out your Health Profile is quick and simple. As you fill it out, you will want to click on whatever areas concern you from the drop downs provided. Please select ALL categories that apply to you. It is also VERY important that you list ANY and ALL medications you may be taking at this time, for us to be able to properly serve you! When you’re ready to fill out your Health Profile, you can begin here.

After your Health Profile has been reviewed, you may be asked to participate in a brief, one-time phone consultation with Kirstin (or another licensed associate). Once this final step is complete, you will be granted access to purchase Chinese Herbs directly from our online Store. We know you would like nothing more than to get your herbs right away without any of this bother, but this process guarantees that you will only receive the herbs that are right for YOU.

About Our Herbs

Kirstin's Counter Quality Assurance

Evergreen Herbs

Kirstin's Counter currently offers selected formulas produced by Evergreen Herbs. Evergreen Herbs is a company with an established reputation for excellent quality and excellent service, and provide a rigorous quality control and monitoring program that adheres to "Seed to Shelf” Consciousness, promoted by Dr. David Eisenberg of Harvard University.

From “Seed to Shelf,” Evergreen ensures purity, safety, and potency in their herbal extracts by following standards and guidelines set forth by the World Health Organization (WHO) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) of the United States, Japan and Taiwan.

Efforts put forth by their team of experts in chemistry, microbiology, and Chinese medicine result in a Certificate of Analysis (COA), which guarantees that practitioners receive the highest quality product that is safe and effective.

Pre-Manufacturing Process

On average, an Evergreen product must pass 15 tests before reaching you. These tests ensures the following purity, safety, and potency standards are met:

  • Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Raw Material
  • Geo-Authentic Selection
  • Herb Identification
  • Advanced Testing to Ensure Quality and Safety
  • Protection Against Heavy Metals
  • Non-Detectable Pesticides
  • Safety Against Bacteria
  • Manufacturing Process

Careful extraction of premium raw material is what makes Evergreen herbs better than the rest. Quality is an integral part of every step in their manufacturing process. Extraction is not a crude process, but a refined art and science that requires oversight by master craftsmen and craftswomen at each stage in every process. Evergreen’s manufacturing process incorporates the following best practices:

  • Preparatory Work
  • Pre-Extraction Methodology
  • High-Pressure Low-Temperature Extraction and Granulation

To learn more about Evergreen Herbs’ quality control and manufacturing process, you can click here.

To learn more about Chinese Herbs and Chinese Medicine, click here.

If you feel overwhelmed at this point, or at any point while exploring the site, please contact us for assistance, or to have any questions answered.
email, or call 619-384-5213.

General Disclaimer:

The Kirstin's Counter website is not meant to replace any medication or professional medical advice that you may already be receiving, or may need to receive. If you are planning on making any changes to your current medical treatment, or are suffering from any untreated illnesses or ailments, please contact your physician.

If you are serious about exploring treatment options related to Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, one-on-one consultation, and other specialized programs are available. Please call 619-384-5213 to speak directly to Kirstin Stephenson, licensed Acupuncturist & Herbalist, and Master of Science & Traditional Oriental Medicine.


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