Our company :
Tibetan Therapeutics is the official and sole distributor in Europe of Sorig Tibetan Health Products manufactured by Men-Tsee-Khang, The Tibetan Medical Institute of H.H. the Dalai Lama and marketed by Men-Tsee-Khang Exports.
SORIG (SO-wa RIG-pa) in Tibetan translates as The Tibetan Science of Healing. SORIG products are based on traditional Tibetan herbal formulations as embodied in the Tibetan system of medicine, one of the world's most ancient medicine systems, and made by Men-Tsee-Khang, the world's leading institution for the study and promotion of Tibetan medicine.
Our mission :
Our company mission is to provide value for money Tibetan health products and services to European consumers, retailers and wholesalers. As European distributor we are able to respond promptly and deliver within 3 to 5 days to European customers at competitive prices.
Our wider mission is to support the work of Men-Tsee-Khang in the preservationand promotion of Tibetan medicine and the Tibetan peoples struggle for the maintenance of their identity and culture.
Men-Tsee-Khang is the cultural, educational and charitable institution that functions under the guidance and support of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and of the Central Tibetan administration.
Men-Tsee-Khang was first established in Lhasa, Tibet in 1916 by H.H. the Thirteenth Dalai Lama and on the 23rd March 1961 H.H. the Fourteenth Dalai Lama re-established Men-Tsee-khang in Dharamsala, India, to preserve and promote the ancient system of Tibetan medicine, an important part of Tibetan culture and learning.
To promote and practice gSo-wa rig-pa, the Tibetan system of medicine, astronomy and astrology
To provide accessible health care to people, regardless of caste, colour or creed
To provide free or subsidized health care to the poor and needy, all new arrivals from Tibet and those over the age of 65 years
To produce Tibetan medicines in an environmentally-sensitive manner
The Head Office and main facility of Men-Tsee-Khang is located in Dharamsala, India and include the following departments:
The Medical and Astrological College: The College has been training students in Tibetan medicine, Tibetan Astronomy and Astrology since 1961. The five-year programme of study in traditional Tibetan medicine culminates in the Kachupa degree – Bachelor of Traditional Tibetan Medicine and Surgery. Students of the astrological sciences attain a five-year Tsipa Kachupa degree – Bachelor of Traditional Tibetan Astronomy and Astrology. Further details regarding admissions may be obtained from the Men-Tsee-Khang website: www.men-tsee-khang.org
The Astrological Department: The spread of Shri Kalachakra Tantra in Tibet marked the beginning of the practice of Tibetan astronomy in the region. This department produces the Tibetan almanacs and calendars every year. It also prepares detailed life charts and horoscopes, yearly predictions and other forecasts
which are so much a part of traditional Tibetan life and culture.
Hospital and Out Patient Clinics: The main hospital which provides free medical treatment to poor patients is located in Dharamsala and there is a network of 40 outpatient clinics throughout India and Nepal with resident doctors who are
graduates of the Tibetan Medical College.
Pharmaceutical Department: This department is responsible for the production of a wide range of Tibetan medicines. These medicines are sent to the branch clinics throughout India and Nepal and to patients all over the world.
Research and Development Department which conducts clinical research, analysis and documentation
Materia Medica Department which documents the ingredients used in Tibetan medicine, including the cultivation of Tibetan medicinal plants.
Herbal Products Research Department which is responsible for the development and manufacture of SORIG Tibetan Herbal Healthcare products based on traditional Tibetan herbal formulations and produced using modern technology
and good manufacturing practice.
Men-Tsee-Khang Exports: This office located in New Delhi is responsible for the overall marketing and exports of all SORIG Tibetan Herbal Healthcare products.