Preventing and Treating Flu and other Upper Respiratory Tract Infections-A Multi-cultural and integrative approach

A review of respiratory tract hygiene, and ways to maintain respiratory health will be presented, including a short explanation of how the respiratory tract is thought of as a functional organ in traditional Chinese medicine, and a physical system based on a modern understanding of physiology and anatomy. The class will focus on practical treatments to help heal upper respiratory tract infections, chronic inflammatory conditions of the respiratory tract (like asthma), as well as maintain a high level of respiratory track wellness. Herbal practice will be emphasized throughout. Intermediate level, appropriate for both herb students and practitioners.