Many Christians have asked if it is alright to seek TCM treatment. Is it alright to practice TCM? To begin, it is most helpful for us to understand the meaning of the term Traditional Chinese Medicine and trace its roots. I do not profess to be an expert in this field. The history of Chinese Medicine dates back to as early as Qin Dynasty 221 – 207 BC. Round about 145 – 85 BC philosophy, societal values and religion played key roles in shaping the practice of Chinese medicine.