This week’s episode looks at an interesting formula in the nourish and tonify the yin category: yi guan jian or linking decoction. Widely used to help treat lots of different presentations, especially those associated with menopause or menses. We will be looking at the traditional uses and what the science says about them. As for something a little different, we will be exploring Confucianism, as the name of this formula is thought to be Confucian in origin. This episode should be a real corker…don’t miss it!
A participant will be able to:
- Comprehend basic Chinese and bio- medical information about Yi Guan Jian
- Converse about the current scientific evidence about the uses, dangers, and effectiveness of Yi Guan Jian
- Understand the history of Yi Guan Jian, especially in the context of the Chinese classics
- Understand and prevent any potential drug-herb interactions