Bend company makes Chinese herbal remedies

A small Bend company has put a new spin on traditional Chinese remedies, thanks to a partnership with one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in China.

Pacific Herbs LLC, founded by Cathy Margolin in California in 2011, packages herbal recipes that have been part of Chinese medicine for centuries, and works with TianJiang Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. to convert them to small granules to make them more palatable to Americans.

“The formulas were written down 500 years ago, 1,000 years ago,” Margolin said. “So we take these very, very ancient formulas that we know work, and we make them very modern and very understandable and very palatable.”

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