Introduction to
Chinese Herbology

Program Description

Embark on a captivating journey into the realm of Chinese Herbology with our immersive 15-week Introduction to Chinese Herbology course. Designed to provide you with a comprehensive glimpse into the ancient healing traditions of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), this program offers a condensed yet enriching exploration of the principles, theories, and applications of Chinese herbal remedies.

Throughout the course, you’ll delve into a diverse range of topics, including the fundamentals of Chinese herbal medicine, the principles of Yin and Yang, and the concepts of Qi and meridians. Guided by experienced TCM practitioners, you’ll gain insights into the therapeutic properties of various herbs and their roles in restoring balance and vitality in the body. With practical demonstrations, hands-on experiences, and discussions on traditional formulas, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the wisdom of Chinese Herbology and begin to understand the intricate interplay between nature and healing.

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The one-on-one time with instructors in the Traditional Chinese Medicine programs and intimate nature of this school is irreplaceable. The instructors are truly passionate about their subject matter and with a vast array of specialties, you gain so much knowledge about Traditional Chinese Medicine. The instructors have helped me gain confidence and through passionate teaching, I have extended my studies from the 3-year program of Acupuncture to the 4-year TCMP program.

Justine Kelsie


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Start Dates:
Sept. 15th, 2023
Jan. 15th, 2024
May 15th, 2024

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Weeks 1-3
Origins of Chinese Herbolog
Silk Book, Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing Principles of Chinese Herbology

Weeks 4-7
Principles of Chinese Herbology

Weeks 8-11
Principles of Chinese Herbology

Weeks 12-15
Nomenclature Cultivation, Habitat Administration, Dosage Review and synthesis

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1. Will this course qualify me to practice Chinese Herbology professionally?

The 15-week introductory course provides a foundational understanding of Chinese herbology, but it may not be sufficient for professional practice. If you're interested in practicing Chinese herbology professionally, you might consider pursuing a more advanced and comprehensive education in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

2. Can I expect to gain a deeper understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine through this course?

Absolutely, the course is designed to provide you with a deeper understanding of TCM's holistic approach to health and well-being. You'll learn about the connections between nature, energy (Qi), and the human body as well as the philosophy behind Chinese herbal remedies.

3. Do I need prior knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine or herbology to enroll in this course?

No prior knowledge is required. The course is designed to accommodate individuals who are new to TCM and herbology. It's a great starting point for anyone interested in learning about the healing properties of Chinese herbs and their role in promoting health.

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