03.Kampo is a Japanese Entity with Chinese Roots

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Chinese origins

Chinese treatises from nearly 1,800 years ago describe herbal formulations and symptoms for treating with those formulations.

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Herbal formulations travel to Japan

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Japanese and Chinese traditions diverge

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Today: Japanese Kampo is distinct from traditional Chinese medicine

Now, medical treatment and medical education in Japan are re-assessing the value of Japan's traditional Kampo medicines.
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