Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chi Temple Natural Therapies has built an excellent reputation for specialising in acupuncture, Western and Chinese herbal medicine with highly qualified Chinese medicine practitioner and herbalist Silvia Russo having over 20 years of study and experience in Australia and China.

Silvia has had experience treating past AFL footballers including Matthew Richardson and athletes from other sports codes as well as being part of the medical team as an acupuncturist for the Western Bulldogs Football Club for 3 years from 2011 to 2014 helping achieve a low injury rate.  She provides in depth experience and knowledge treating pain related conditions as well as treating general well being, with a particular focus on stress management.  Having completed an Honours degree in biochemistry, she is also very passionate about current herbal medicine research and treating various conditions with herbal medicine based on both traditional knowledge and evidence based research (please read blog for further info).  Silvia will offer you simple yet effective ways to empower yourself to fully take care of your health, spending quality time to guide you in the right direction with personalised service and support .

Note only TGA approved practitioner only herbal medicine is used which has been tested free from contaminants and contains no other additives including gluten.

With the smell of essential oils and calming music filtering through the clinic, you will be relaxed the moment you step in.


Silvia has been servicing the Moonee Valley area for 17 years including Ascot Vale, Essendon, Moonee Ponds, Flemington, Kensington and Maribyrnong and is just a 10 minute drive from Melbourne CBD. 





HICAPS for private health rebate on the spot & EFTPOS is available

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