Chinese medicine has actually existed at least 5000 years (Acupuncture, Acupressure, Herbs, structural manipulation (Tui Na), Tai Qi, Qi Gong)
The circulatory system was described in China 4000 years before Europeans would do the same. They also fully understood the functions of the nervous and parasympathetic nervous systems
There are 8 Principles that are used in Chinese medicine to distinguish between and interpret data that is gathered in examination. They are: Excess/Deficiency, Internal/External, Cold/Hot, Yin/Yang
Observation of the tongue and reading three positions of the pulse on each wrist are two of the most important diagnostic tools used
In Chinese medicine, the Brain is called the "Sea of Marrow"
Qi (pronounced Chee / Chi) can be understood as a motive force associated with all processes that characterize living organisms. Qi and blood are interdependent
Books were written as long ago as 150AD and before, on topics such as herbal pharmacology, gynecology, children's diseases, epidemics such as the plague, different types of fevers, and many other topics.
The emperor of agriculture whose true passion was the study of the inner organs of the human body and especially the study of herbal remedies, died in 2697 BC at the age 123.
Yin and Yang are interdependent and interpromoting. One cannot exist without the other. Life does not exist without both.