(06-26-2015, 11:33 PM)Screaming Yellow Zonkers Wrote: Unfortunately, TCM is about to be completely ƒükkêd over by big pharm.
We've know this for years, fought it, and lost. In the usa, Obama absolutely facilitated this.
Nestle is taking over Chinese herbs, and the herbs will not only be prescribed by idiot MDs who can barely keep medication straight,it will all be GMO.
wether or not you will still be able to go to your local herbalist for a real prescription is anyone's guess.
WHO set the time table.
They want meds prescribing herbs to healthy people, with stuff like qi tonifiers and blood builders, by 2020.
Lots of luck. Herbs are NEVER meant to be given in definately. They will kill people with their ineptitude, and blame the herbs.
Eyes on the ball; good post.
And on the other hand, old, indigenous herbal knowledge has re-spread like
wildfire, at least over here, for the last decade. (Of course government/corp
propaganda about the dangers of collecting/growing your own is bloody