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Explaining Traditional Chinese Medicine | HowStuffWorks

Traditional Chinese medicine is an ancient practice still used by millions of people all over the world — even after the development of modern scientific medicine.

At the root of traditional Chinese medicine is the belief that the individual (microcosm) is viewed as an integral part of the forces of nature (macrocosm). By careful observation of nature, Taoist sages were able to perceive patterns common to both the external environment and the internal climate of the human body. Over a period of thousands of years, the cumulative observations of sages all over China led to an intricate system of diagnosis and healing.

These traditional Chinese ancient remedies have more than withstood the tests of time — they have passed the tests of modern medicine. The links at the bottom of this page will take you to articles that explain the theories and practice of traditional Chinese medicine. Explore the history

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The American Journal of Chinese Medicine

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IMPACT FACTOR We are pleased to announce that the AJCM has achieved an impact factor of 3.510 in the year 2018

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Featured articles for 2020 (updated on January 9, 2020)

COVID-19: An Update on the Epidemiological, Clinical, Preventive and Therapeutic Evidence and Guidelines of Integrative Chinese-Western Medicine for the Management of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease

Kam Wa Chan, Vivian Taam Wong, Sydney Chi Wai Tang

Chinese Herbal Medicine-Based Cancer Therapy: Novel Anticancer Agents Targeting MicroRNAs to Regulate Tumor Growth and Metastasis

Peng F, Xie X, Peng C

Aloe vera and its Components Inhibit Influenza A Virus-Induced Autophagy and Replication

Choi JG, Lee H, Kim YS, Hwang YH, Oh YC, Lee B, Moon KM, Cho WK, Ma JY

Clinical Efficacy and Safety

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