TCM: Understanding the Therapeutic Effects of Herbs
About this courseTraditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is thousands of years old and rooted in the concepts of holism and balance. It stresses prevention of illness over medical treatment. This introductory, two-part course promotes awareness of TCM approaches to health and herbs. Gain a basic understanding of your body constitution and learn general self-care practices based on Chinese culture and philosophy. Learn how common foods can act as herbal remedies that restore the body
What you will learnTCM perceptions of health and illness Characteristics of different constitution types Therapeutic effects of common herbs Risks of self-prescribing herbs TCM ways of wellness to stay healthy
Ms Tay Ai Choo321
Physician Tay Ai Choo is currently an associate lecturer and clinical tutor at Singapore TCM College. Besides attending to patients at Family Central, Fei Yue Community Services and Zhongjing TCM Clinic, she also teaches TCM subjects in both Chinese and English for TCM enthusiasts at Family Central.
Her academic achievements include: a Master's degree in Adult Education from the University of Sheffield, UK, a Master's degree in TCM (Internal Medicine) from Beijing TCM University and a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Statistics from Nanyang University. She is a licensed TCM practitioner and acupuncturist with the Ministry of Health.