Fact check:没有病可以吃中药吗？Can I take TCM medication when I do not have any illness?
Sure, you can still take TCM medication even if you do not have any discomfort or disease.
Nowadays, people are in suboptimal health status, meaning there are no abnormalities from laboratory examination but they are still presented with unhealthy physiological states such as insomnia, constipation, abdominal distension and other discomforts.
Thus, you can try Chinese medicine to ease your discomfort with less side effects.
If you do not have any symptoms now doesn't mean that you are healthy, Chinese medicine physicians will diagnose you through pulse and tongue appearance, to determine your body constitution.
If your body constitution is imbalanced, you are advised to take chinese medicine to balance up your body.
Chinese medicine emphasizes on health preservative, means preserving one's body so as to maintain good health, prevent diseases and prolong life expectancy.
In daily life, herbal soup that you drink contains herbs as well, thus people without any illness can take herbs as supplement.