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Oriental medicine has been around for thousands of years the earliest Herbal the Shennong was completed around 200 BC yet we still trust modern medicine and its dangerous side effects more Western medications go through approximately a year of testing and can have unforeseen side effects but Chinese medicine even the more recent have been through hundreds of years of prescription The Chinese Herbals contain medicines that the Western world considers toxic and extremely dangerous Yet the Chinese have found ways to neutralize the toxins in these concoctions making them perfectly safe to use much safer than many medicines used in treatments like chemotherapy Each of these remedies is painstakingly prepared so that they work effectively and safely to treat the body Of the more than 6000 herbal medications very few are used to treat specific ailments most are used to help treat the body as a whole and make the user a healthier stronger person All these reasons might make you wonder why the modern world shuns or disregards herbal medicines despite their benefits the lack of dangerous side effects and its effectiveness in curing illnesses Herbal medicines particularly those prescribed by trained Chinese physicians have proven themselves as an effective means of treating a multitude of diseases and problems They dont simply cure what ails you many are preventative or treat your body as a whole These herbs are much more effective in keeping you healthy and less susceptible to the trauma that Western medications are used to cure To prescribe herbal medicines at least in the United States you must undergo special training and earn a degree In China it is more of a passed down art combined with an honor code People trust that their doctors know what they are doing The Chinese philosophy is a If you dont get sick theres nothing to cure sort of approach The Western world has a very different view of medicine We all know
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