Tibetan medicine, an important part of the Chinese medical tradition, has been evolving for nearly 3,000 years. It is a traditional medical system with unique characteristics created and developed by Tibetan people through extensive practices for generations and generations. It has also absorbed selectively different medical traditions such as Chinese, Indian and Arabic medicine. During the third century BC, a primitive medical system had existed on the Tibet Plateau, comprising theories on daily life, food and drink, and health care. Although a complete medical theory had not yet formed, simple therapies were used such as blood-letting, massage, using butter to stop bleeding, and using distillers' grains from highland barley to treat wounds. They had also hypothesized that "toxins and medicines co-exist."

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   To summarize, traditional Tibetan medicine, originally unique to Tibet and born out of centuries of battling
nature, has become an important part of Chinese medicine. As it integrates with advanced modern science,
Tibetan medicine better serves Tibetans and people from all over the world. And the best of it has been
inherited for further development.

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