Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient medical system that originated in China and has been practiced for over 2,500 years.
It is based on the theory that the human body is made up of a series of interconnected systems, including the energy system, the organ system, and the meridian system, and that all of these systems must be in balance to maintain health.
TCM is based on the idea that disease is caused by an imbalance in the body, be it on a physical, emotional or spiritual level.
A wide variety of techniques are used to treat these imbalances, including acupuncture, moxibustion, dietetics, herbal medicine, and massage.
acupuncture is a technique in which fine needles are inserted into specific points on the body, known as acupuncture points, and that stimulation of these points can balance energy and relieve symptoms of a wide variety of conditions.
moxibustion applies heat to acupuncture points by burning an herb called «moxa«.
feeding in TCM is based on the idea that certain foods have healing properties and should be used to treat different conditions.
For example, cold foods are believed to be beneficial for treating swelling and inflammation, while hot foods are beneficial for treating colds and coughs.
medicinal herbs they are an important part of MTC.
The massage in MTC it is known as «you na» and is based on the theory of the meridians of the body.