Traditionally, in China, Chinese medicine was used by doctors to help to maintain health and prevent illness.
Acupuncture, and Chinese herbal medicine, are popular therapies in China. The Chinese state health system provides hospitals and clinics where traditional Chinese medicine is used.
This is the time of year when hay fever becomes a problem for many people. At the moment it is tree pollen that affects sufferers. In June and July, it is grass pollen.