Chinese Traditional Medicine Market

"Far from being subsumed under the high tide of a globally powerfull biomedicine, according to the WHO estimates in 2002, traditional medicine still accounts for about 40 percent of Chinese health care"1.

This huge Traditional Chinese Medicinal Products Marketplace in Bozhou, Anhui Province, is a demonstration of such a vitality.

In front of the main entrance to the market a monument to the famous chinese surgeon Hua Tuo can be admired.

Photos © David Hunt. Used with permission.



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