Masterful Herb Pairing in Chinese Herbal Medicine

Take a transformative journey, designed to enhance your expertise in Chinese medicine through the intricate study of herb pairings. This fundamental practice, rooted in the wisdom of the Han dynasty, remains pivotal to achieving mastery in this ancient art.

Masterful Herb Pairing in Chinese Herbal Medicine

Classical approaches to understanding herb pair dynamics as a basis for high level prescription writing

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Taking this course, you will

  • Understand the historical development of Chinese medicine and herb pairing theories from the Han dynasty to modern times.
  • Critically analyze classical writings on herb pairings for practical application in Chinese herbal medicine.
  • Cultivate a depper understanding for crafting elegant and effective herbal prescriptions.
  • Apply learned theories in prescription writing and formula adjustment through case studies.

Course Overview

Take a transformative journey, designed to enhance your expertise in Chinese medicine through the intricate study of herb pairings. This fundamental practice, rooted in the wisdom of the Han dynasty, remains pivotal to achieving mastery in this ancient art.

Explore the history of Chinese medicine, tracing the evolution from its early folk origins to the sophisticated herb pair theories that emerged from the seminal discussions in the Shen Nong Ben Cao (circa +100), extending into contemporary practice.

This course is a unique opportunity to explore the underlying doctrines of herb pairs, enriched by Charlie Buck exclusive translations of classical texts that reveal the nuanced dynamics at play. By the conclusion of this course, you will not only develop a profound appreciation for the aesthetic of herb pairing but also acquire deep insights that will empower you to formulate more refined, effective, and personalized treatment strategies.

The curriculum is infused with the wisdom gleaned from Charles Buck’s 35 years of dedicated study and reflection on China’s medical traditions. This journey promises to elevate your practice, offering a blend of historical depth, practical insights, and a refined approach to Chinese medicinal therapy.

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By registering for this course, I agree to abide by the NCCAOM PDA Course Participant Attestation.

I understand that the information in this course presented by the Provider and/or Instructor(s) is for educational purposes only and should only be applied with appropriate clinical judgment and used by a trained and licensed
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