Key Concepts of Chinese Herbology


Three key concepts are presented: Root and Branch, Stages of Disease, and Transformations of Chi. Most classes include herbs and formulas.

  • CLASS 1,2: Root and Branch (a discussion of the key principles that underlie the use of tonic and clearing herbs and formulas)
  • CLASS 3,4: Six Stages of Cold (Shang Han Lun) Model of Disease; Four Phases (Levels) of Heat
  • CLASS 5: Transformations of Chi (a discussion of the major Chi processes in the body)