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Essence of Chinese Herbal Medicine

Delve into the foundational theories of Chinese herbal medicine

Eric Brandt introduces the fundamental theories of Chinese herbal medicine, emphasizing its diverse use of botanicals, animals, and minerals.

While botanicals dominate the Chinese pharmacopoeia, animal and mineral materials also play significant roles. The essence lies in understanding Qi and flavor, representing the material’s nature and taste. Channel entry integrates herbal medicine into broader Chinese medicine theories, connecting with acupuncture channels. Toxicity is a crucial aspect to consider.

Chinese medicinal materials, a broader term than herbs, encompass all three categories. The lecture provides a comprehensive overview, shedding light on the principles shaping Chinese herbal medicine.

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