It's scary to seek alternative treatments. Many western doctors give them thumbs down, but I've seen them help my friend who has suffered with severe Crohn's for ten years.
It's up to you and I'd love to hear feedback, but here are a couple of articles that may help inform you. Come back and comment.....she has tried acupuncture, and other herbal treatments.....any others with similiar experience.
(These are not commercial links - info only)
Both are about alternative treatments. As with you all, this is a desperate situation that interferes with all of life.