|Traditional Tibetan Medicine|
Traditional Tibetan Medicine (TTM) has a history of over 2,000 years. TTM, practiced by Tibetan people generation after generation in their struggle against natural disasters and diseases, is a resplendent jewel in the great treasure house of China's traditional medicine. With unique theoretical system and rich clinical experience, TTM has made tremendous contributions to public health, especially to the reproduction of Tibetan ethnic group. In addition, it has also formed a complete theoretical system concerning the growth. classification and properties of medicinal herbs, as well as prescription and preparation of herbal medicines. The Central Government has always paid great attention to TTM and encouraged its further development and improvement. Famous ancient medical works such as Tibetan Medical Code and Four-Volume Medical Code have been collated, translated and published. A number of TTM monographs have also been published, including A New Compendium of Tibetan Medicinal Herbs and A New Compendium of Tibetan Medicine.