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Myth: There is no scientific evidence that Chinese medicine is effective. Its effectiveness (regardless of the billions attesting to it) is merely a placebo effect.



“There are thousands of studies showing the efficacy of Chinese Traditional Treatments (needles, tweena, herbs and other means). The World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes this treatment method and includes it in the basket of treatments they recommend. The research field is full of scientific evidence to prove the effectiveness of the method.


In any case, 1.5 billion Chinese do not need scientific confirmation that their 3,000-year-old medicine is effective. Neither do western patients that have been using TCM (mostly after traditional modalities have failed to help). 



Patients that have been exposed to the efficacy of Dr. Lu's treatment and effectiveness also know: 

The method just works !!!

Nonetheless, I bring here some of studies that have been done over the years that can perhaps appease the skeptics among us.


The research field in this field is full of activity and the quotations presented below are a taste of recent studies.


There is plenty research to dive into for those that are interested.


It is my hope that this taste will challenge further investigation before arriving at rash and ignorant statements / conclusions

Infinitus Releases China's National TCM Health Index 2017

BEIJING, May 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-hosted by the China Association of Chinese Medicine (CACM), People's Daily Online and, and organized by Infinitus (China) Company Ltd. (Infinitus (China)), a member of LKK Health Products Group, the 2018 Responsibilities for Health Forum and the launch conference of the China's National Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Health Index Report 2017 (the report) took place in Beijing on May 23, 2018. On the basis of Healthy China Initiative, the forum discussed the responsibilities for health and roles of the government, associations, experts, media and enterprises.

Acupuncture Methamphetamine Addiction Discovery

Acupuncture suppresses methamphetamine addiction. Daegu Haany University and Qiqihar Medical University researchers investigated acupuncture as a means of suppressing intravenous methamphetamine self-administration. Based on the results of a controlled laboratory experiment, the research team concludes that the application of acupuncture to an acupoint located on the wrist suppresses methamphetamine self-administration via the GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid) receptor system. The researchers suggest that acupuncture is “a useful therapy for the treatment of methamphetamine abuse.” [1]

Acupuncture Heals Erectile Dysfunction Finding

Acupuncture and herbs are effective for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. In research conducted at the Yunnan Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture plus herbs produced a 46.56% total effective rate. Using only herbal medicine produced a 16.17% total effective rate and using only acupuncture produced an 13.24% total effective rate. [1] The researchers conclude, “Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine has a synergistic therapeutic effect on erectile dysfunction.”

Press Release:

New Study on Etiologic Factor of Chronic Prostatitis, TCM Holism Remedy Cure Prostatitis and Works on Semen ROS Level by Diuretic and Anti-Inflammatory Pill
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So what makes Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill so effective and capable? The secret is as follows:

In the principle of Traditional Chinese Medicine(TCM), the whole concept is a key factor in curing chronic prostatitis and its complications. Each human being is an organic individual, every system inside the body is independent but closely linked, they are linked by the flow of Qi and blood in the body, besides, different organs in the same system work together more tightly and impact each other more, the same to the urology and reproductive system in the male. Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory based on the whole concept of the TCM promotes the Qi and blood circulation of the urology and reproductive system organs in chronic prostatitis patients, and at the same time eliminating inflammation of these organs, to reach the goal of curing chronic prostatitis and its complications.


Acupuncture Beats Drug For Knee Arthritis Relief

Acupuncture combined with moxibustion is more effective for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis than meloxicam (a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug). Researchers from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine quantified the curative effect of warm needle acupuncture using micro-CT (computed tomography). [1] In the study, acupuncture combined with moxibustion successfully improves the condition of the osteoarthritic knee bone structure. In addition, knee cartilage scores document that acupuncture with moxibustion reduces inflammation and accelerates knee cartilage repair. 

Acupuncture Knee Arthritis Cartilage Repair Discovery

Acupuncture stimulates knee osteoarthritis cartilage repair by regulating proteins TGF-β1 and IGF-1. Beijing University of Traditional Chinese medicine researchers determined that acupuncture accelerates articular cartilage repair in the osteoarthritic knee by inhibiting the overexpression of TGF-β1 and IGF-1. With multiple objective laboratory instruments measuring outcomes, the investigation also reveal that acupuncture smooths the surface of knee cartilage while regulating cell proliferation and differentiation. [1] Under the results section of this article, you will be able to read more about this groundbreaking discovery.

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