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Traditional China – New Medicines from Ancient Scripts

Jan 2,2020 | Healthcare Services

As a part of a daily life Chinese herbal medicine still exists in Hong Kong, where the ancient and the modern traditions co-exist harmoniously in the city. Developed over 5000 years ago, traditional Chinese medicine is an essential part of Chinese life and the way the local people observe health and treat illness. Majority of all medical consultations in the city consist of Chinese medicine practitioners.

The same remedies that were used from exotic ingredients in the distant past can be found in Chinese medicine shops even today, providing a link to early Chinese traditions. In this era too, ancient remedies are used by many families to take care of their children when they get ill, and also gets passed on from one generation to the next. Chinese medicine has increasingly gained recognition and is making a substantial contribution to public health, especially in terms of illness prevention and general health maintenance. According to the Census and Statistics Department of Hong Kong, around one in nine people visited Chinese medicine clinics in 2017. In recent years, more Chinese medicine clinics have been opened by both private chains, as well as academic institutions, such as HKBUCM, in different districts in the territory. A report on Herbal/Traditional Products in Hong Kong, China by Bharatbook offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data 2014-2018, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. Forecasts to 2023 illustrate how the market is set to change. It also covers growth sectors and identifies factors driving change, helps to understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands. To know more about the traditional Chinese medicines, please visit Herbal/Traditional Products in Hong Kong, China.