Traditional Chinese Medicine

TCM includes many alternative practices, together with treatment, moxibustion (burning an herb on top of the skin to use heat to treatment points), Chinese herbal medicine, tui Na (Chinese therapeutic massage), dietary therapy, and tai chi and qi gong (practices that combine specific movements or postures, coordinated respiration, and mental focus). Traditional systems of drugs additionally exist in other East and South Asian countries, including Japan (where the traditional herbal drugs is named Kampo) and Korea. A number of these systems are influenced by TCM and, however every has developed distinctive options of its own.