Chinese herbal medicine Tag

What is it?…Together with acupuncture, herbal medicine is a major pillar of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  The Chinese Materia Medica lists over 9000 different single medicinal substances – plant, animal and mineral - of which 600 are in common use today. Unlike herbs purchased over-the-counter in...

Modern Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Diabetes Mellitus (Part Three) by Clinton J. Choate Published in the Journal of Chinese Medicine, No. 60, May 1999 According to TCM, diabetes mellitus is classified as upper, middle or lower xiao-ke (wasting and thirsting syndrome) and is generally characterised by thirst,...