The Galapagos Islands’ claim to fame is Darwin’s theories on natural selection, but there is a rich human history as well, including pirates and tortoise-hunters.
The T’ang dynasty (C. 618-960 CE) saw the first medical school, diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, and dental fillings – years before Western Medicine.
Sphygmology entered the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine at least 2500 years ago, and has remained an essential tool worldwide for years.
Ancient documents and medical textbooks reveal that traditional Chinese medicine was an advanced medical system practiced long before Western medicine.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) originated in shamanism and developed over thousands of years into a sound medical system. Ancestral experts of the art have entered the canon of traditional Chinese medicine, and have been elevated to the level of divinity in popular Chinese culture.