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Conference/ Symposium

The Cultural Aspects of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicines

02 JUN 2017


3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Auditorium, Hong Kong Central Library 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
School of Chinese Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
The Cultural Aspects of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicines

Chinese herbal medicines are the prescribed “drugs”, including the natural herbs and manufactured drugs, which are used by Chinese Medicine practitioners in treating diseases. By prescribing the formula comprising of a variety of different Chinese herbal medicines, and through different combinations of prescribed drugs, the interaction between the drugs may enhance the overall efficacy, or inhibit the efficacies of individual drugs, or there may be emergence of new effects. Gaining an in-depth understanding in the functioning of different drugs as well as grasping of their resonance effects are critical in the prescription of Traditional Chinese Medicines, and the essence of thousands of years’ long clinical experience of Traditional Chinese Medicine.


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