If you’re interested in the benefits of traditional Chinese medicine Melbourne is one of the best places for it; the city has a large and thriving Chinese community. Many people think of acupuncture when thinking of Chinese medicine, although herbal products are commonly used, as is the ancient martial art of Tai Chi. Tai Chi isn’t just about fighting; it can alleviate back pain and fibromyalgia, improve breathing and mental concentration and even help those with Parkinson’s Disease. Herbal products have been used for centuries in China and such is their effectiveness that an estimated 20 percent of Americans use them regularly or occasionally. These products can be used to successfully treat various conditions and ailments such as respiratory issues, heart disease and mental disorders. And if you have liver disease, or suffer from indigestion or infertility, Chinese traditional medicines can help you.