Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) had proved effective for preventing and curing A/H1N1 flu in clinical tests.
After five months' scientific research, the effectiveness of TCM on A/H1N1 flu patients had been proved in clinical tests.
The city has reserved 2 million TCM doses to fight against the flu.
The Beijing municipal government has invested 10 million yuan (1.4 million U.S. dollars) to test the effectiveness and safety of TCM to treat A/H1N1 flu since May.
Zhao said as of Sept. 1, 326 of 845 confirmed cases of A/H1N1 in Beijing had been cured with TCM treatments.
It has proved very effective to use TCM and a combination of TCM and Western medicine to treat A/H1N1 flu patients.
Clinical tests have showed that TCM doses help reduce symptoms of fever, sore throat and cough.No side effects and adverse reactions have been reported.