Chinese Medicine. Chinese herbs are given in the context of traditional chinese medicine. It's important to consider them a part of a whole system of care. A couple of resources to get you started include an article: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1071750/ and a web site: http://nccam. Nih. Gov/health/whatiscam/chinesemed. Htm.