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As a rule, in the Traditional Chinese Medicine, doctor always treats the whole person, soul and body. It is, of utmost importance harmonization of internal balances of a body’s energy and personality traits, person’s eating habits, and what experiences gets during daily life.
In old China it is believed that medical ethics are directly related to supernatural capabilities such as clairvoyance. TCM doctor who obtained supernatural capabilities, will definitely lose abilities in case if his moral and ethics decline or got compromised.
In ancient China, supernatural capabilities were common to virtually all Chinese medical doctors, as great medical scientists, and were all documented in medical texts. What Chinese medicine has inherited are only those prescriptions or experiences from research. Ancient Chinese medicine was very advanced, and the extent of its progress was beyond present medical science.
Just as Modern Medicine traces its foundations to Greek and Roman doctors such as Hippocrates and Galen, Traditional Chinese Medicine also has its significant early doctors. Bian Que is widely considered to be one of the most important figures in the history and development of Chinese Medicine and the earliest known Chinese physician. Bian Que lived in about the same period as Confucius during the Spring and Autumn Period (around 552–479 BC)...
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