49 Pa. Code § 18.15a - Scope of practice of acupuncturists and practitioners of Oriental medicine
(a) An acupuncturist may practice acupuncture and use supplemental techniques but may not use herbal therapy.
(b) A practitioner of Oriental medicine may practice acupuncture and use supplemental techniques including herbal therapy. A practitioner of Oriental medicine is not prohibited from dispensing or administering therapeutic herbs that contain ingredients that are similar or equivalent to active ingredients in drugs as classified by the Federal Food and Drug Administration.
(c) This subsection does not limit the scope of practice of a medical doctor who is registered as an acupuncturist.
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