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Unformatted text preview: His, Huang Ti, and Sin Shang. Although this is not certain because of reliable historical records not being available before 722 BC, these men are considered to have played a role in the development of Chinese medicine. Traditionally, the Chinese use acupuncture, massage and herbal medicine, to cure their illnesses. The Chinese developed the herbal mostly from plants, however, some of these medicines are developed from animals, minerals and fungi. The Chinese medicines are prescribed on the basis of the diagnosis which includes and in-depth interview of the patient, examination of the patient’s pulse, smelling of the breath and inspection of tongue. As the community has changed with time and the diseases have become more complicated the Chinese...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HEALTH SCI BHS414 taught by Professor Unknown during the Fall '09 term at Trident Technical College.
- Fall '09