Everything You Wanted to Know About Chinese Herbs But Didn’t Know Who To Ask

An exploration of issues related to the cultivation, trade, preparation regulation of Chinese herbs


Friday April 8, 2016
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

*Suggested contribution of $25, with proceeds going to our Herbal Outreach program 

To reserve a seat, please email Cara Edmond at cedmond@aoma.edu

Class Description

There are a great many steps taken to transforming the plants and substances used into the herbal products that we use and proscribe to our patients and our families. This is an exploration of these processes, institutions and organizations. We will also explore the meaning and principles of GMP (Good Manufacturing Processes) and undesirable impurities.  

Student will learn how various plant parts are processed and by what processing technology, the meaning and principles of good manufacturing processes and address the issue of undesirable impurities.  

Students will receive 2 NCCAOM Herbal PDAs.

Speaker Bio

John Scott is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine currently in practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  He has been in private practice since 1982.  He is the founder and president of Golden Flower Chinese Herbs Inc..  John has been active in promoting oriental medicine on a local, state, national and international level. He has taught classes in the field and has been active in research. His particular passion for Chinese herbal medicine has guided his writing and teaching. He has continued to combine acupuncture with Chinese herbal medicine in his private practice

Among his activities he has pursued to advance TCM:

He has also participated In NCCAOM Chinese Herb Exam Development process May 20-21, 1995.

Awarded “Acupuncturist of The Year” by the American Association of Oriental Medicine 1997

Served on the Board of Directors of various acupuncture and Oriental medicine Associations in Texas and New Mexico and has been active on the national level.

Served as Professional Board Member of New Mexico Board of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine Appointed by Governor Gary Johnson July 1997 October 2001.

Member of United States Delegation for TAG (Technical Advisory Committee) for ISO TC 249. This is an international standardization organization technical committee for standardization for certain Traditional Chinese Medicine concerns. He was appointed in April 2010.

Board Member: Neuroacupuncture Institute Term March 2015

Volunteer NCCAOM Taskforce for Public Awareness July 2015


AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine (4701 West Gate Blvd, Austin, TX 78745). Map and directions.

Classroom E1


*Suggested contribution of $25, with proceeds going to our Herbal Outreach program 

To register email Cara Edmond at cedmond@aoma.edu