Tibetan Medical System is one of the world's largest and oldest known medical traditions. With the beginning of civilization in Tibet and being situation at the highest plateau in the world, the Tibetan Medicine has evolved and refined with the time to combat the disorders arises from the imbalance of three principle energies. Even animals like Cervus albirostris Przewalski ( deer ) seeks the herb called Soroseris hookeriana to revive their wounds, an avian (Alanda gulgula) applies Coriandrum sativum to bind the crack of their egg's shell. Similarly, as in the case of human being applying of apricot kernel oil to smooth the skin, & use of Melandrium glandulorium as a perfume, mixture of washing soda and Ulmus punila as a detergent. Paste of honey, mineral exudates, Asparagus racemosus and Acacia catechu to protect the skin damage from the harsh and cold weather applying Chang (Tibetan beer made by brewing barley) to reduce swelling, using melted butter to stem bleeding, pig fat to restore the crack, mixture of goat's fat and Arnebia sp. for the treatment of freckles, mustard seed and butter to moisturize the skin etc. these and such traditions are basic foundation for the evolution of Tibetan medicine.
Generally, the skin is considered as the largest and most sensitive organ of the body. As in the text, the more we plaster cement on the brick of house, the better will it project its physical appearance and prevents from damage. Similarly, the more we render to care our skin the better the health of our skin and protect it from damage. It also elevates sensory power. However, it is also important that the sole external application doesn't result to the health of the skin. Proper life style and balance diet also play a key role besides one needs to keep the positive mental attitude. This is the basic principle applied in Tibetan Medicine as a remedy for the treatment of physical and mental disorders. The suffering and mental stress does affect the condition of physical appearance like the luster and glory of skin. Therefore, imbalance and fluctuation of the physical energies (Loong or rlung) which helps to function our inner systems and the energies which provide smoothness to our skin results to aging prolong sickness, mental and physical stress, distortion of body, appearance of wrinkles, graying of hair and beard, weakening of sensory organ are some feature of the ageing. The external factors that affect the condition of our bodies are pollutions, toxic gases, and evil spirit. The pollutants and agents which cause the disease get penetrate from the surrounding to the body system and other connective tissues like blood and muscle through the skin and get carried away by the serous fluid and result to the skin disorders like mole, freckles, wart, wrinkle, rough & dry skin, and weak skin are some of the features of the ill health skin.