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Chinese medicine is very interesting. If you want to know about Chinese medicine, read ahead!
Ancient Chinese people used a lot of herbs. There is Chinese legend that shows how the people of the ancient times used herbs for healing. There is a story that once a woodcutter was on a mountain and had a wound. So he pressed a herb on the wound and it magically healed. So they believed herbs were a medicine
This culture felt that proper breathing helps to heal. The breathing that they used is called Qi Gong breathing, and it is an art of therapeutic breathing. Chinese people believed proper rest is regular sleep and rest even with how long we work or play. But still they believed herbs were still powerful.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is more than than 5,000 years old. Traditional Chinese Medicine believed any of the three treasures , mind, body, and spirit, must be rested. Sometimes Chinese medicine is combined with Western medicine and used it as one. They also used religious believes and they also used that as medicine. This is what Chinese medicine was like long ago. Some of it is still used today.