Animal preparations used in Chinese medicine

by B. E. Read

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  • Chinese Traditional Medicine,
  • Animals,
  • Therapeutic use

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Statementby Bernard E. Read
The Physical Object
Pagination17 pages ;
Number of Pages17
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Open LibraryOL26760670M

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Use of animal products in traditional Chinese medicine. A s scientists and biotechnology companies around the world are racing to develop therapeutic drugs and a vaccine for COVID, China has been busy promoting traditional Chinese medicine (TCM.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) use of endangered animals has to stop for more reasons than one. According to Chinese mythology, the origins of traditional Chinese medicine are traced back to the three legendary sovereigns Fuxi, Shennong and Yellow : 漢方医学. “Traditional Chinese medicine should be a healing force for good, but not at the expense of animal cruelty or the extinction of species,” said Iris Ho, wildlife program manager at Humane.

Powdered Rhino horn in Traditional Chinese Medicine is prescribed for fevers and convulsions, typhoid, rheumatism, gout, headaches and hallucinations, vomiting and food poisoning, as.

Chinese herbal medicines contain ingredients derived from endangered animals, toxic plants and livestock, a genetic audit has discovered. Few of.

The sale of civet cat is banned in Hong Kong, but people still cross into China to eat it, and other exotic animals. It is widely believed in southern China that eating wildlife can increase the.