2023-2024 University Catalog 
    Feb 25, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog
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AHB 1410 - Chinese Herbology IV

This is one of a four-course series on evidence-based Chinese herbal medicine and provides students with the necessary foundation for more advanced study later in the program. After coverage of core seminal concepts such as the historical and philosophical bases of Chinese herbal medicine, the course advances to explore the relevant botany concepts, properties and safe clinical application of core Medicinals in each therapeutic category. The categories covered include Herbs that Warm the Interior and Expel Cold, Tonifying Herbs, and Herbs that Stabilize and Bind. The students are also introduced to concepts of herbal pairing (Dui- Yao) and commonly used herbal pairs in clinical practice. Some common herb and drug interactions will be introduced as well, Emphasis is placed on the clinical application of core substances. Students will apply core knowledge to the evaluation of clinical case studies and will choose corresponding herbs for cases.

Course Delivery Model(s): On-Ground

Lecture Hours: 45
Lab Hours: 0
Total Hours: 45
Credits: 3

Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

Repeatable (# of times): 0

Grade Type: Letter

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