Medicine in the Middle Kingdom is a companion historical documentary that accompanies Chapter 5:Journey of Radiance in The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones. It appears on Disc 7 of Volume 1. It has a run-time of 26 minutes, 49 seconds.
One of the world's oldest civilizations, China created a complex and sophisticated culture emphasizing on order and harmony. Part of that culture was a system of health care radically different than that of the West. Today, traditional Chinese medicine is practiced well beyond China's borders. How did that happen? What is Chinese medicine? Does it really work? And if it does, how?
Produced and Written by Sharon Wood.