The concept of Chinese traditional medicine originated in China thousands of years back. There are few ancient beliefs helping to formulate these medicines for treating illness. As per the theory, the human body is small part of the universe. There is natural balance between two forces namely yang and yin helping a person to stay fit. The imbalance caused by any external or internal source will result a person suffering from a disease. The theory also laid emphasis on functioning of human body in context of five elements of nature like fire, earth, wood, water and metal, when a person is suffering from any disease. A basic energy flows in the body performing multiple function, keeps body fit and fine.
To prove and improve the efficiency of these medicines, Chinese government is spending huge amount of money to conduct further research. The government has introduced a series of policies to uplift the improvement and intensifying the education and promotion of traditional medicines. Many medical institutes of top universities have improved the research ability in this area. Every year the government will conduct seminar with doctors and experts to facilitate its development and settle the problems together.
The Chinese traditional medicine practitioners use variety of Chinese herbs to treat diseases. The medicines use mixture of different parts of plants like leaves, roots, stems, flowers and seeds. These medicines are also combined in formulas to administer as capsules, teas, liquid extracts, powders and granules.
According to recent finding, these medicines are performing well to treat disease like leukemia from which many people suffer every year. Another study confirmed that a traditional medicinal plant called thunder god vine has anti-cancer properties.
Another traditional Chinese ingredient named “artemisinin” finds an effective way to treat malaria.
Apart from herbal formulations, other types of alternative medicines are available to treat chronic diseases. For example, Arsenic trioxide shows effective results on cancer patients compared to those treated with normal chemotherapy.
The Chinese traditional medicines are sources to formulation of new drugs, a news report confirmed recently. A new drug is under clinical trial at University of Minnesota, where the researchers are studying the effects of “triptolide” on pancreatic cancer.
The traditional Chinese medicines help in circulating energy along with building internal power in the body.
It is a blend of Taoist herbal aphrodisiac herbs, fruits and berries. It builds internal power by increasing both masculine and female energy. It also cleans and supports kidney function, which is a source of reproductive energy in oriental medicine.
Chi Kung Liqueur circulates energy and regulates stress levels in the body. It is effective for meditation exercises. The combination of herbs promotes healthy blood circulation while acting on stomach, spleen and liver energy.
The therapies of Chinese traditional medicine are is rapidly spreading all across the world.