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What is Chinese Medicine?


Traditional Chinese Medicine is the longest continually practiced health care system in the world, incorporating acupuncture, moxibustion, herbal medicine, diet therapy, and exercise (tai ji and qi gong).


Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complete health care system capable of delivering both primary and specialized care.It’s based on principles that began evolving four to six thousand years ago and that continue to evolve. In particular, Traditional Chinese Medicine embraces the view that the elements, forces, and principles in all of nature also exist in human beings.


Traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy and practices link us to every aspect of ourselves and remind us that we are in union with every aspect of nature, each other, and the entire universe. The power of Traditional Chinese Medicine lies in its vision of the person as a whole being with the goal of moving toward a more harmonious and balanced state.


Traditional Chinese Medicine emphasizes preventing disease, rejuvenating our bodily systems, and living longer. It provides an integrated approach to preventing and treating illness.

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