Traditional Chinese Medicine
It is common that parents and grandparents pass their wisdom to the young, and it is human nature that we learn and bettered the experience & knowledge, then, pass to the next generation.
The development of traditional Chinese Medicine has a very similar progress, but instead passing within families and generations, it has a long extended timeline of more than two thousand years.
Along modern technologies and knowledge, Chinese Medicine continues to develop with improvements to complement our health needs.
One of the main characteristics of traditional Chinese medicine is that it composes theories and philosophies that can be applied directly to maintain wellness and fight diseases.
It is impossible to practice in Chinese medicine without a solid foundation of these theories and philosophies, it is a discipline combines art and medicine. For example, the Meridians theory is a must in Acupuncture.