Herbal medicines have been an integral part of the Chinese medicine system for thousands of years. The study of herbs is complicated and takes years to learn. This short course will show you some herbs that are ordinary food items you can easily buy in stores. You will learn how and why certain herbs are used to help the body recover from certain kinds of illnesses. Chinese medicine is systematic and herbal medicines are prescribed according to the individual’s constitution and sickness patterns, not necessarily by disease names. Come learn about this fantastic field of herbology and also enjoy some Chinese tea.
Joan Y. Luk, L.Ac. is board-certified and licensed in the state of California and certified nationally to practice acupuncture and herbal medicine.