Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine have developed over a period of over 3,500 years and are practiced all over the world.

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) is the ancient veterinary treatment of animals based on the same theories as traditional Chinese medicine(TCM).

TCVM practices include four major fundamental branches: Chinese food therapy, acupuncture, herbal therapy, and Tui na.

TCVM practices include four major fundamental branches:

Acupuncture is a treatment that involves the stimulation of points, typically achieved through the insertion of specialized needles into the body. Acupuncture points typically lie along the body’s Meridian Channels along which Qi flows. Most veterinary acupuncture points and Meridian lines are transposed to animals from humans, though knowledge of some “classical points” defined on particular species have been retained and are used to this day. Read More

Herbal Medicine utilizes herbal ingredients listed within the Chinese Herbal Materia Medica in particular combinations or formulas to treat particular disease patterns. Herbal formulas are administered orally and are typically given in powder form to horses and other large animals and in tea pill or capsule form to cats and dogs. Read More

Food Therapy is the use of diet to treat and prevent imbalance within the body. It utilizes knowledge of the energetics of food ingredients to tailor diets for individual animals. Read More

Tui-na is a form of Chinese medical massage in which different manipulations are applied to acupoints and Meridians to promote the circulation of Qi and correct imbalances within the organ systems.

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