Welcome to Herbal Lin

Herbal Lin was set up in Braintree to provide affordable acupuncture treatment to the whole community. Located on Braintree high street, this Traditional Chinese medicine centre offers a range of treatments including , Acupuncture, Chinese massage, Allergy Tests, Cupping, Ear Candling and Herbal Medicine.

For a list of conditions treated, click here.

About your Acupuncturist

Bo Lin was born and grew up in China where traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture have been used for thousands of years. In 2004, after five years full-time study including two years practice in the affiliated hospital, She graduated from Dalian Medical University, which is located in northeast China and was conferred the Bachelor's Degree of Medicine.

She now practices in Essex and is very popular here. She wrote an article about stress which was published in the local newspaper. She received a thank you letter from a GP because she successfully treated a lady who suffered from chronic pain.

She is good at treating all sorts of pains, stress, eczema, hay fever, infertility, menopausal symptoms, IBS and being overweight by acupuncture, herbal remedies and other complementary treatments.



regulates the flow of ‘vital energy’ that circulates through channels in our body. Stimulating acupuncture points is to release blockages in the energy flow and promote healing mechanisms. Acupuncture involves the insertion of ultra-fine metal needles at various chosen points.

A treatment usually lasts between 20 to 40 minutes. You may benefit after one treatment, but often a course of six to twelve treatments are recommended especially for chronic problems. It is very effective to treat all sorts of pains, stress, depression, eczema, acne, psoriasis, hay fever, overweight, infertility, impotence, insomnia etc.

Tui Na /Chinese Massage

is to relax the mind, body and spirit. It enhances general health and vitality by easing tension in muscles and joints. It improves circulation and helps lymphatic drainage. It is particularly effective healing pains or stiffness in neck, shoulders and lower back or you can have it for pure relaxation.

Allergy Test

A sample of hair only is needed. Over 400 everyday items including food, drinks and almost everything in daily affairs are tested. It analyses Vitamin and Mineral deficiencies as well. All age groups can have the test. Common allergy reactions are skin rash, itchy eyes, Hay fever, irritable bowel, headache, sinusitis etc.

Herbal Medicine

A wide range of herbal medicine are carefully selected to treat overweight, all sorts of pains, sleeplessness, infertility, irregular period, menopausal symptoms, low energy, hay fever, flu, cold, constipation etc. All the herbal medicines are in pill, tablet, capsule or oral liquid forms so they are easy for you to take. Please consult our practitioner and see if we can help you with your condition.


is an external treatment to improve circulation and to detoxify.

It works very successfully for poor circulation and muscular pain and stiffness.

Nowadays it is a popular treatment worldwide and in the UK for stress and depression.

Ear Candling

  • Remove ear wax
  • Balance ear pressure
  • Unblock ears
  • Enhance hearing sensation
  • Improve tinnitus
  • Eliminate background noise

Book an appointment

Tel: 01376 330279
Mob: 079 1234 7788 (texts/calls)
E-mail: herbal.lin@me.com

Address: Herbal Lin, 124 High Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1JZ
Telephone: 01376 330279
Mobile: 079 1234 7788 (texts/calls)
Email: herbal.lin@me.com