SORIG – Tibetan Medicine and Astrology Institute
The Tibetan medical system is one of the oldest in the world, dating back more than 5,000 years. The Center for Medical Research and Development was established in Tibet in the 17th century. Today, the center continues to be operated by the Tibetan Institute of Medicine and Astrology – Men-Tsee-Khang.
Men-Tsee-Khang is located in Dharamsala, India, in Mcleod Ganj, a center of Tibetan living in exile and home to the Dalai Lama.
Men-Tsee-Khang is a charitable, cultural and educational organization patronized by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The Institute is actively engaged in research, participating in various international medical researches.
Men-Tsee-Chang herbal blends, teas and body care products are based on the principle of traditional Tibetan medicine that it is best for a person to stay healthy and balanced by nature and natural remedies. The Sorig product line, derived from the words Sowa rigpa (Tibetan herbal medicine), covers a variety of herbal teas, blends, creams, oils, incense, etc. All the plants used in Sorig’s products are organically grown, most of them at about 3000 meters in the Himalayan Mountains. The clean air, soil and water of the site ensure high plant quality. Products based on ancient recipes work well for both body and mind.