Placenta - Course 2

TCM Formulae + Formulations with Placenta

By David Bray

David Bray examines placenta (Zi He Che) within different aspects of TCM and how it can be used medicinally in various formulaes.
Total CPDs: 2
Total CPDs: 2
IVAS (2), NCCAOM (2), Standard Certificate (2)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

Traditional Chinese Medicine encompasses numerous centuries of empirical and clinical herbal formulae and formulations, both within the context of TCM as a professional medicine as well as a folk medicine. Building upon the knowledge base covered in Part 1 of this course, we will continue to survey the application of Placenta Hominis (Zi He Che) within different therapeutic divisions of TCM including dermatology, neurology, respirology, gynecology, etc. The role of this medicinal within the context of a formula will be discussed and explored in terms of its synergism within the formula. Employing the model(s) of classical formulae we will then explore the feasibility of using Placenta Hominis (Zi He Che) as a medicinal to be included in modified as well as custom formulae. Chinese patent medicines employing the use of this medicinal will also be included, explored and discussed.

Course Objectives

  • Explore classical formulae and formulations containing Placenta Hominis (Zi He Che) within different therapeutic divisions of clinical Chinese medicine.
  • Understand how to employ Placenta Hominis (Zi He Che) within the context of a modified or personalized formulae.
  • Survey established Chinese patent medicines containing Placenta Hominis (Zi He Che).

Course Outline

0 hrs - 15 min
Review of the history of using the Placenta and applications.
15 min - 30 min
Survey the application of Placenta Hominis within different therapeutic divisions of TCM.
30 min - 1 hrs
How to use Placenta as a medicinal to be included in various formulae.
1 hrs - 1.5 hrs
Chinese patent medicines using this medicinal will be explored.
1.5 hrs - 2 hrs
Recorded Q&A; case histories.
David Bray always brings interesting insights into the practice of Chinese medicine gynaecology.
Anthony M. - Canada


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Taught by David Bray

A specialist in TCM Gynecology, David Bray, R.Ac., R.TCMP, Dipl C.H. (NCCAOM), graduated from Guangzhou University of TCM and has been in practice for over 35 years.
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