TCM - Chinese Medicine
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Traditional Chinese Medicine
The phrase Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM for short, is used when referring to the various aspects of medical procedures and exercises practiced for centuries in China to maintain health and vigor. Employing energetic, holistic, and philosophical concepts and practices, the Chinese physician is able to maintain or restore the body's various systems to a balanced condition.
There are numerous stories of the origins of Traditional Chinese Medicine. One in particular which is considered the most popular is the tracing of it's history back to the Yellow Emperors Classic. This incredible document catalogues the concepts of TCM and the ideals that a practitioner should follow in these ancient ways.
Another facet of TCM is the concept of the Five Elemental Foods, and their combining to promote good health.
Herbology is one aspect of TCM that utilizes pinyinsand pre made herbal formulas.
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