Chinese Herbs have been used as a form of treatment and tonic in China since 2000 years ago. It has a history and track record unlike any other. While society has been shaped largely by Western Medicine and dogma, there are lessons and wisdoms we can learn from this ancient Chinese practise. For example, a Western practising doctor will have nothing for you if you went to one feeling fine. However, if you were to go a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner feeling good, the physician might still prescribe you strengthening or tonic herb. This example highlights the deep difference in medical approach between the two. This blog aims to give you an objective view of the popular herbs used in TCM.