Herbology

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Course Number:  HB 300

Course Title:                         Introduction to Herbology

This course provides students with an brief history of medicine and herbs in China. Plant-part terminology with its significance in usage and herbal property of each categorized herbs contained within the Chinese Herbal Pharmacopoeia will be introduced too.  Methods of treatment using herbal medicine and laws of combining herbs in a formula will be presented. Student will also learn methods of preparation including visual identification and different cutting  and delivery of herbal medicines.

Course Number:  HB 302

Course Title:                         Herbology 1

This course provides students with a detailed study of approximately 119 Chinese herbs, their classification, name, taste, properties, entering channels, actions, indications, contraindications, preparation, dosage, precaution, toxicity, and nomenclature. In addition, it includes a brief introduction to a few commonly used formulas for each category of herbs. The herb categories covered in this course include: Herbs that release the exterior, herbs that clear heat, and downward-draining herbs.

Course Number:  HB 304

Course Title:                         Herbology 2

This course provides students with a detailed study of approximately 80-90 Chinese herbs, their classification, name, taste, properties, entering channels, actions, indications, contraindications,  preparation, dosage, precaution, toxicity, and nomenclature. In addition, it includes a brief introduction to a few commonly used formulas for each category of herbs. The herb categories covered in this course include: Herbs that drain dampness, dispel wind-dampness, herbs that transform phlegm and stop coughing, aromatic herbs that transform dampness,  and  herbs that relieve food stagnation.

Course Number:  HB 306

Course Title:                         Herbology 3

This course provides students with a detailed study of approximately 80-90 Chinese herbs, their classification, name, taste, properties, entering channels, actions, indications, contraindications, preparation, dosage, precaution, toxicity, and nomenclature. In addition, it includes a brief introduction to a few commonly used formulas for each category of herbs. The herb categories covered in this course include: Herbs that regulate the Qi, Herbs that regulate the blood, herbs that warm the interior and expel cold, and tonifying herbs.

Course Number:  HB 308

Course Title:                         Herbology 4

This course provides students with a detailed study of approximately 80-90 Chinese herbs, their classification, name, taste, properties, entering channels, actions, indications, contraindications, preparation, dosage, precaution, toxicity, and nomenclature. In addition, it includes a brief introduction to a few commonly used formulas for each category of herbs. The herb categories covered in this course include: Herbs that stabilize and bind, substances that calm the spirit, aromatic substances that open the orifices, substances that extinguish wind and stop tremors, herbs that expel parasites, substances for topical application, and obsolete substances.

Course Number:  HB 310

Course Title:                         Survey of Herbology

This course will teach students the art of combining Chinese herbs. The purpose is to bridge the gap between learning the herbs and constructing formulas. Students will more easily understand and remember how formulas are created, and why medicinal combinations are very important when it comes to modifying standard formulas with additions and subtractions.

Course Number:  HB 400

Course Title:                         Herb Formula 1

This course continues to cover concepts of herbal formulation and presents a detailed analysis of formula categories and their relationships to differentiation of patterns and disease etiologies. The course will cover approximately 70 classical herbal formulas, with a detailed analysis of the functions and properties of the formulae, individual herbs in each formula, the way herbs work in the formula, the clinical applications of each formula, and variations on the basic formula. The categories of formulas to be addressed in this course include formulae that Release the Exterior, Formulas that Clear Heat, Formulas that Drain downward and formulas that Harmonize. .

Course Number:  HB 402

Course Title:                         Herb Formula 2

This course continues to cover concepts of herbal formulation and presents a detailed analysis of formula categories and their relationships to differentiation of patterns and disease etiologies. The course will cover approximately 70 classical herbal formulas, with a detailed analysis of the functions and properties of the formulae, individual herbs in each formula, the way herbs work in the formula, the clinical applications of each formula, and variations on the basic formula. The categories of formulas to be addressed in this course include formulae that Treat Dryness, formulas that Expel Dampness formulas that Warm Interior cold and formulas that Tonify the Qi.

Course Number:  HB 404

Course Title:                         Herb Formula 3

This course continues to cover concepts of herbal formulation and presents a detailed analysis of formula categories and their relationships to differentiation of patterns and disease etiologies. The course will cover approximately 70 classical herbal formulas, with a detailed analysis of the functions and properties of the formulae, individual herbs in each formula, the way herbs work in the formula, the clinical applications of each formula, and variations on the basic formula. The categories of formulas to be addressed in this course include formulae that Nourish the Blood, Nourish and Tonify the Yin, Regulate Qi Invigorate Blood, Stop Bleeding, and Stabilize and bind. 

Course Number:  HB 406

Course Title:                         Herb Formula 4

This course continues to cover concepts of herbal formulation and presents a detailed analysis of formula categories and their relationships to differentiation of patterns and disease etiologies. The course will cover approximately 70 classical herbal formulas, with a detailed analysis of the functions and properties of the formulae, individual herbs in each formula, the way herbs work in the formula, the clinical applications of each formula, and variations on the basic formula. The categories of formulas to be addressed in this course include formulae that Anchor and Settle the mind, Nourish the Heart to Calm the Mind, Open the Orifices, Extinguish Wind and Stop Tremors, Treat Phlegm, Reduce food Stagnation, Expel Parasites and herbs that are suitable for External Application.

Course Number:  HB 408

Course Title:                         Survey of Herb Formulas

This course is a review of clinically significant herbs with special emphasis on herbs in the state board formulas. Completion of this class will help reinforce the properties and important clinical functions of the most important and commonly used herbs in the Chinese Herbal Pharmacopoeia. Due to the volume of herbs to be covered, this class will not focus on the more obscure functions. This will increase the student’s confidence as an herbalist and serve as a good review for the Comprehensive and State Board Exams.

Course Number:  HB 410

Course Title:                         Advanced Herbal Formulas

This course presents a detailed analysis of the most clinically significant formula and their relationships to differentiation of patterns and disease etiologies. The categories of formulas addressed in this course form the basis for the student’s future development as an Herbalist. Understanding these formulas will provide a platform from which to begin formula writing. The course will cover approximately 63 classical herbal formulas, with a detailed analysis of the functions and properties of the formulae, individual herbs in each formula, the way herbs work together in the formula, the clinical applications of each formula, and various ways to modify in response to changes in the patient’s disease pattern.

 

Course Number:  HB 500

Course Title:                         Shang Han Lun/ Wen Bing Xue I (Shang Han Lun Theory)

This course provides students with an in-depth study of the signs, symptoms and syndromes relating to the differentiation of disease according to the Shang Han Lun ( Six- Channel Differentiation ).  Discussion of this theory, which was developed to help understand epidemics, will also cover appropriate herbal and acupuncture treatment for each syndrome.

Course Number:  HB 502

Course Title:                         Shang Han Lun/ Wen Bing Xue II (Wen Bing/San Jiao Theory)     

This course provides students with an in-depth study of the signs, symptoms and syndromes relating to the differentiation of disease according to the Wen Bing (4 Stage Differentiation), and San Jiao Theory.  Discussion of Both of these theories, which were developed to answer the shortfalls of Shun Hun Lun theory, will include appropriate herbal and acupuncture treatment.

Course Number:  HB 504

Course Title:                         Formula Writing

This course provides students the ability to write formula prescriptions on their own.  While embracing the classic formulas students will learn how to formulate and modify previously learned formulas by the use of modules compared to the whole formulas usually used.

 

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