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Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig)

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This is an exciting episode of the Sperb’s Herbs podcast. This episode covers the Chinese herb Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig). Each episode of the podcast will go into great depth about a single herb. Besides covering the basics of Chinese herbology including category, and functions, we will explore the history, quality, science, pharmacology, evidence, and any potential interactions of each herb. And then there is always something a little quirky about an episode. Whether that is a unique story or an interesting perspective, there will always be something different to learn about Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig).

Course Goals

A participant will be able to:

  1. Comprehend basic Chinese and bio- medical information about Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig)
  2. Converse about the current scientific evidence about the uses, dangers, and effectiveness of Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig)
  3. Understand the history of Gui Zhi (Cinnamon Twig), especially in the context of the Chinese classics
  4. Understand and prevent any potential drug-herb interactions