A baby girl has wound up in hospital after her Chinese grandma used TCM to try and cure a cough. Photo:  Baidu
A baby girl has wound up in hospital after her Chinese grandma used TCM to try and cure a cough. Photo: Baidu

Traditional Chinese medicine treatment by grandma leaves baby girl in hospital with serious injuries to her face

  • TCM is often used by the elderly and in rural parts of China in the belief it can cure a wide range of ailments
  • Last month, an elderly woman put oil extracted from a cooked mouse on her grandson to treat a burn, he developed an infection and ended up in intensive care

Topic |   China society
A baby girl has wound up in hospital after her Chinese grandma used TCM to try and cure a cough. Photo:  Baidu
A baby girl has wound up in hospital after her Chinese grandma used TCM to try and cure a cough. Photo: Baidu
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