Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine has been in existence for 5,000 years with 2,000 years of written history. The combinations of herbs used have been passed down from generation to generation of practitioners and these combinations are still taught to Chinese practitioners today. Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine is the oldest holistic, pharmacological system in the world. It is used in over 200 countries and has treated the world?s largest population for thousands of years. It is recognized by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and is the second most used medicine in the world today. Chinese Medicine has been in existence for 5,000 years with 2,000 years of documented history. Western Allopathic medicine uses many Chinese herbs in everyday medicines.