Chinese Medicine Traveller

Bridging the World of Ancient Healing

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Chinese Herbal Medicine Toxicity and Interaction with Biomedicine, Montreal, Canada, April 15th, 2019

Speaker: Dr. Suzanne Robidoux Translator: Course in French Location: Montreal, Canada Date: April 15, 2019 For more information and to register, please email to

This course covers important herbal toxicity material every Chinese herbalist should be aware of. On this seminar we will cover the classical herbal antagonists and incompatibilities. We will also cover the classical and modern herbal enhancing combinations and the importance of the six syndromes in the diagnostic approach of Chinese medicine. We will also cover the important toxic herbal medicinals and the various preparation techniques needed to reduce their toxicity.


On the second section of the course we will analyze and review the different contradictions between the Chinese herbal medicinals and the common biomedicinals and their possible integration. We ill also review some of the challenges of using Chinese medicinal products on the exterior such as ointments, oils, and medicinal plasters. We will also review the understanding of the quality and danger of using moxa in our treatments. This course integrates an introduction of the classical Six Syndrome thinking and rationale of Zhang Zhong jing and views medicinals according to the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing categorization method, while emphasizing key points in prescribing them to achieve effective clinical results and the side effects when prescribing incorrect formulas.


Vous pouvez vous inscrire au Centre de Formation Continue avec l'Ordre des Acupuncteurs du Quebec.