Does Chines Medicine Work?
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practised for over 2000 years in keeping a healthy body for mankind. It is a comprehensive medical system with its own diagnostic methods and therapies. ( which include acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine etc.) TCM is one of the important treasures of the Chinese Nation. Its effectiveness and huge amount of experience has been accumulated over 2000 years and TCM has been practiced in China and overseas all the time.
Modern or western research on TCM ( Laboratory or clinically )has been carried out in China since 1950`s and in overseas since 1970`s ( maybe earlier) until now.
Facts and figures (in China):
China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
Hospitals of TCM, total: 2193
Institutes or Academy of Chinese Medicine including Chinese herbal medicine only: 22
University of TCM: 13
Magazine of TCM: 64
One issue a month or every other month
These magazine have been published since the 1950`s or later, generally the subjects are: research, theory, clinical and laboratory, clinical report, etc. on Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.
International Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine
How does Chinese Medicine work ?
Chinese Medicine emphasises the body as a whole, concentrating on strengthening the patient’s own immune system and correcting the imbalance of the internal organs, as a result improving general health conditions as well as sorting out or improving the symptoms. Solid theory, great experience, special diagnostic system (taking the details of your problem, careful examination of your tongue and pulse) will be used for the practice all of the time and last is choosing the right herbs for patients. The effects could be very dramatic or may take some time to notice the benefits all depending on individual's condition.
What is Chinese Medicine used for in China?
Muscular-Skeletal & Neurological
Eyes, Ears, Nose & Throat