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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)  

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a holistic approach to treating illness through the use of herbal, mineral, and sometimes animal ingredients. TCM was practiced for thousands of years before the introduction of Western medicine to China. The controversy surrounding traditional medicine focuses on the resultant environmental impact of the need for certain ingredients and, by extension, the scientific validity of TCM. ...

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