Herbal Comparison and Syndrome-Based Herbal Study

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine ACM 6335 3.00

This course describes Chinese herbs in the context of comparative functions and herb combining. Groups of related herbs are discussed comparatively, relating function and nature in the context of indications and expected clinical outcomes. The characteristics of common pairings of herbs (dui yao) are also discussed. This course enhances the student’s knowledge of materia medica and herbal formulary in the context of zang fu organ pattern differentiation. Prerequisite: ACM5432. ACM5432.

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