| Hyperuricemia and gout increased year by year. Plenty of researches showed that gout was closely related to hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and other diseases. People’s health was seriously impacted by gout. Western medicine was effective, however, it still has untoward effects on liver and kidney. Therefore, western medicine is not suitable for widely use in clinical practice. On the other hand, Chinese medicine had exact effectiveness and lots of methods, without side effects and reflecting the advantages and characteristics of Chinese medicine. It has merited more and more attention. In recent years, Chinese medicine treatment made some progresses and accumulated a great deal of experience. This paper reviewed the researches on gout over the past years.