With a history of 2000 to 3000 years, Chinese Herbal Medicine has formed a unique system to diagnose and cure illness. In Chinese Herbal Medicine, the understanding of the human body is based on the holistic understanding of the universe as described in Daoism, and the treatment of illness is based primarily on the diagnosis and differentiation of syndromes.
Chinese Herbal Medicine is a natural method of combining various parts of plants, nuts, roots, seeds, minerals, fruits and vegetables and aims at preventing illness in order to maintain an optimal level of health. Herbal medicines are not exclusively for those that feel they have medical disorders or complaints; they can also be used for wellness and longevity of all age groups interested in maintaining optimal health and vitality.
Chinese Herbal Medicine, being an ancient system of health care has undergone continual development over the centuries as the causes of illness that afflict mankind have evolved. In its country of origin it is not an alternative form of therapy, but is used in the state hospitals alongside modern medicine.