HB303 Herbology III
3 Units/30 Hours
This is the third of a four-course series on Chinese Herbology. The course emphasizes the Chinese herbal medicine principles and theory that includes relevant botany concepts in which students will systematically analyze the commonly used herbs in the Materia Medica. The discussion will include identification, processing, combinations, interactions, taste, actions, indications and contraindications, dosage, temperature, and channels entered. Review Pinyin, Latin, and common names. Herbs in the following categories will be covered and discussed: herbs that regulate Qi, herbs that regulate the blood, herbs that warm the interior and expel cold, and tonifying herbs.