What is Traditional Chinese Medicine ?
TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine 中藥 is a style of traditional medicine many year ago of Chinese. It also a system a medicine based on the idea that an energy (qi), a deep way to create the life we truly want to live, the life we were born to live.
Unlike Western medicine, TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on our entire well-being, inside us.
What’s the idea behind TCM?
In western countries, almost people use western medicine. It seems to be good when you‘re ill. It seems to heal you very quickly. With the psychology of each person, they think that taking medicine will cure the disease.
TCM, on the other hand, doesn’t focus on medicine and science. Instead, it helps you balance,
conformity and energy. There are two main points behind TCM:
- Qi: It is often used to call energy or vital energy. The belief that runs around our body. It’s always on the move and constantly changes. TCM treatments often focus on ways to maintain the flow of qi.
- Yin and Yang: is that all things exist as inseparable and contradictory opposites, for example, old-young, female-male, cold-hot. The belief is everything in life has a little bit of its opposite and balance is the key.
Diagnosis and treatment methods
Diagnosis with TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine are based on symptom observation. The practitioner uses TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine treatments to balance yin and yang in the body by restoring the natural flow of energy inside.
Good health means maintaining the body in a balanced state inside. Disease is imbalance between yin and yang inside our body.
Through TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques, which is also called modalities, TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine increase the body’s natural healing abilities inside. Here is some of conditions, Chinese TCM or Traditional Chinese Medicine is used to for in Singapore or even other countries:
- Acute and chronic pain conditions
Besides, TCM beauty is also used for beauty, helps you get beauty from your face, skin. In traditional Chinese medicine, there are many herbals such as fu ling - TCM Singapore, Aloe Vera, Hawthorne.