Bear bile farming and eastern medicine
For at least three thousand years, bear bile has been used in traditional chinese medicine the source of the bile is the gallbladder, usually that of an asiatic. Bile bear farms were started (allegedly) to reduce hunting of wild bears, with the hope that if bear farms raised a self-sustaining population of productive animals. Featured sub » /r/curiousvideos about /r/videos chat a great place for video content of all kinds direct links to major video sites are preferred (eg youtube, vimeo, etc. Put a stop to bear bile farming don't allow asiatic black bears to be captured and tortured for their bile take action. Research plan on bear bile medicine is hailed by animal activists by shaojie huang august 1, 2014 5:36 am august 1, 2014 5:36 am photo a bear at a farm. By: sarah v schweig/the dodo this is huge — and means that hundreds of caged bears will go free over a thousand bears are suffering right now on “bile farms” across vietnam — but a historic agreement was just signed to close these terrible farms once and for all bear bile — a digestive fluid that is used in traditional eastern medicine and in.
A research arm of china’s cabinet has proposed shutting down the country’s bear bile industry in a new report published monday the document said that china should close down all small-scale bear farms by 2020, and a termination of the entire industry as early as possible — by 2035 at the. Bear bile farming is one of the most barbaric practices in the animal resources ‘trade’ the threatened asian black bear (or ”moon bear”, following the cream coloured crest-shaped mark on its chest), which can be found across southeast asia, the far eastern parts of russia all the way through to japan and korea, falls victim to. Bile compound prevents diabetes in mice a chemical prevalent in the bear gallbladder abates a cellular stress response and stalls the progression of type 1 diabetes in rodents. Bear bile is a digestive fluid used in traditional eastern medicine and household products through open wounds, the bile is extracted from captive bears who often suffer from infections because of the painful process. Some supporters of bile bear farms argue, wildlife farming offers, at first glance, an intuitively satisfying solution: a legal trade can in principle be created by. Bear bile has been used in traditional asian medicine for thousands of years in the past bear bile would be obtained by hunting bears in the wild and killing them to.
Beijing - claws remain out over the cruelty of bear bile farming, despite a bid by an industry association connected with the practice to quell recent debate the china association of traditional chinese medicine (tcm) convened a press conference on thursday afternoon to defend chinese bear farms. Related posts care for bears in china bear bile farm to become a bear sanctuary ingesting bear bile can kill, warns top vietnamese traditional doctor. Researchers find illegal bear trade expanding in asia by shaojie huang august 25, 2014 8:06 am august proponents of bear farming, in which bile. The asian black bear (ursus thibetanus an asiatic black bear/brown bear hybrid, taken from a bile farm, is housed at the animals asia foundation's china moon.
[wildlife wednesday] asian black bear - farmed for traditional chinese medicine (selfanimalrights) in folk medicine bear bile has been used to treat a variety of. Update: this petition is now closed on bear bile farms throughout asia, asiatic black bears – known as moon bears because of the crescent-shaped marking on their chests – are held in “crush cages” for their entire lives for the sake of traditional eastern medicine.
Bear bile farming and eastern medicine
We are working in asia to end the bear bile industry we campaign to stop the intense, unjustified suffering of bears used in bear bile farming.
I introduction over 12,000 bears live in captivity on bear farms throughout china, south korea, and vietnam these animals are subjected to intense pain for many years as they are exploited for their bile, which is a prized ingredient in traditional chinese medicine. Image caption bear bile has long been used in traditional chinese medicine but she said this had not helped because farmers were now catching wild bears and putting them in cages the conditions in which many bears are kept have led to an outcry from campaigners in china and across the world. Over a thousand bears are suffering right now on bile farms across vietnam — but a historic agreement was just signed to close these terrible farms once and for all bear bile — a digestive fluid that is used in traditional eastern medicine and in household products in asia — is painfully extracted from bears who spend their lives in cages so. Traditionally, bear bile was extracted from species in the wild, but when china’s bear population became endangered in the 1980s, the country’s bile farming practice emerged. For thousands of years, cultures in southern and eastern asia have reached for bear bile to combat a whole range of ailments today, science has.
Most traditional medicine practitioners in vietnam have never prescribed bear bile and oppose the farming of bears to harvest a substance that can prove deadly to humans, according to a new survey “we hope after knowing this information, people will not use bear bile as traditional medicines. Illegal bear bile trade rampant in asia wed, 11 may 2011 poaching and illegal trade of bears, driven largely by the demand for bile, used in traditional medicine. Bear bile has been used in traditional chinese medicine (tcm) for thousands of years modern investigations showed that it has a wide range of pharmacological actions with little toxicological side effect and the pure compounds have been used for curing hepatic and biliary disorders for decades. An association for traditional chinese medicine has lashed out against a report by a chinese think tank that suggests the practice of farming bears for their bile be stopped the china association of traditional chinese medicine (catcm), an organization affiliated with the state administration of traditional chinese medicine, claimed through an anonymous member that bear. Freed from captivity in tiny metal cages, seven long-suffering asiatic moon bears have been rescued on bile farms in northern vietnam, as efforts to end the illegal trade are boosted bear bile farming is banned but it is legal to raise the animals as pets -- a loophole used by illicit vietnamese farms.