The Most Important Chinese Herbal Formulas - Course 22

Tonics, Part 3

By Jake Fratkin

Jake Fratkin discusses the Herbal formulas that act as combination tonics.
Total CPDs: 2
Total CPDs: 2
Standard Certificate (2), NCCAOM (2), IVAS (2)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Class 22: Tonics (Part 3) This will be session 22 of 22 classes that are arranged by subject. In this session, students will cover 10 herbal formulas in regards to Tonics (Part 3). Session 22 will continue to explore the topic of Tonics. Five classical formulas and two modern formulas that act as combination tonics, and 3 individual tonifying herbs will be covered. The student will learn about the disease category, its TCM differentiations, and clinical points in choosing and applying the herbal formulas. This class is 2 hours. A downloadable MP3 audio file, as well as a complete handout, quiz, evaluation (and program worksheet for those requiring NCCAOM PDAs) will be provided.

Course Objectives

  • The student will study and differentiate 5 herbal formulas that are combination tonics.
  • The student will study and differentiate 2 modern formulas.
  • The student will study and differentiate 3 single herbs that act as tonics.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 45 min
COMBINATION TONICS: Classical Formulas (5) — Huan Shao Wan; Ren Shen Yang Rong Tang/Yang Ying Wan; Sheng Mai San; Shi Quan Da Bu Tang; Zhi Gan Cao Tang
45 min - 1.25 hrs
Modern Formulas (2) — Ren Shen Bu Wan (Ginseng Tonic Capsules); Ren Shen Lu Rong Wan (Ginseng Deer Antler)
1.25 hrs - 2 hrs
Single Herb Tonics (3) — Ci Wu Jia (Acanthopanax, Siberian Ginseng); Dong Chong Xiao Cao (Cordyceps); Ling Zhi (Ganoderma)
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Taught by Jake Fratkin

Jake Paul Fratkin, OMD, L.Ac., specializes in Chinese herbal medicine and Japanese acupuncture; a recipient of the Acupuncturist of the Year award, he maintains a private practice, teaches internationally, and is the author of several books on TCM and Ch
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