Training in Herbal Pharmaceutical Techniques
Location: AOMA Graduate School Classroom B1, 4701 West Gate Blvd Austin, TX 78745
From: October 15, 2015 at 6:00pm to: Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 8:00pm
In this course, students will learn about basic herbal chemistry, aiding in the understanding of the herbal action through modern science, from Dr. Violet Song. We will also learn about the pharmacology of herbs, which provides clinical support and safety concerns for using herbs. We will also learn the techniques of preparing herbal tinctures and herbal pills. There will be class time for hands-on practice to make tinctures and pills.
Speaker Bio: Dr. Song worked as an instructor at Chengdu University, lecturing on the science of Traditional Chiniese Medicine prescriptions and herbology since 2005 and on TCM pharmacology since 2002. She has participated in research studies investigating the compatibility, pharmacology, and toxicology of TCM formulas and Chinese ethnic medicine, including Tibetan medicinal herbs. She has also participated in research grants from the National Science Foundation of China. Dr. Song also holds an invention patent of an herbal injection.