Using Granules Effectively

Understanding Dosage and Clinical Challenges

By Eric Brand

Eric Brand will show you different methods on how to effectively prepare granule dosages and formulation.
Total CPDs: 1.5
Total CPDs: 1.5
Standard Certificate (1.5), NCCAOM (1.5), IVAS (1.5)
Access Period: Lifetime
Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

Course Overview

This is the webinar to help you understand how to use granules effectively with your patients. Granules are a relatively new development in Chinese herbal medicine, and few practitioners have been exposed to consistent training on key issues such as dosage. This one-hour webinar will examine several different styles of granule use, including the Taiwanese method of combining whole formulas and the mainland Chinese method of building a formula from scratch with single herb extracts. The advantages and disadvantages of each of these approaches will be assessed, leaving attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the main clinical trends and challenges in the granule world.

Course Objectives

  • Granule dosage and formulation strategies
  • How to overcome challenges unique to granules, such as the effective use of minerals and gelatins
  • Research on the effects of Pao Zhi, manufacturing differences, and comparisons of granules with raw herbs

Course Outline

0 hrs - 30 min
Granule dosage and trends
30 min - 1.25 hrs
How to calculate dosages and the methods of dosage calcuations
1.25 hrs - 1.5 hrs
Limiting Factors
If you use granules, then you really should look at doing some of Eric Brand's webinars. Super articulate and a wealth of knowledge.
John T. - Australia
This course provided clarity into dispensing granules in terms of recommended dosages, converting raw herb weight to granule weight either in single herb dosage or formulas, and offers a variety of ways of dispensing granules through different trends from various Asian countries. Very useful information that eliminates confusion when dispensing.
Tina T. - Canada


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Unlimited Access & CEUS
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Taught by Eric Brand

A graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Eric Brand, L.Ac., has a passion for Chinese herbal pharmacy, and has studied extensively and authored several books on the topic.
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