chapter  8
Amchi System of Medicine
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The Amchi System of medicine (ASM) or Tibetan Medical System (TMS) is one of the practicing systems of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), also known as Sowa Rigpa (classical Tibetan), which means ‘science of life’. Amchi signifi es doctor or physician. Fundamental aspects of the Amchi system of medicine are similar to traditional Indian Medicine (TIM) or Ayurveda.