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An Exploration into Chinese herb flavor combinations – continued!

You will remember not too long ago when Mitesh, a student at NCNM, released some very interesting information about an experiment he was doing concerning the flavors of Chinese herbs, their combinations, and their impact on human physiology.  Well, he completed a continuation of the project for this latest term project and has consented to […]

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Learning classical Chinese is foundational – an interview with Rick Goodman

As I’m working on some of the foundational materials for the upcoming Shennong Relational Herb Learning course, I’m revisiting some material from classical Chinese medicine texts that I don’t know particularly well.  It’s prompted me to get out my Big Chinese-English Dictionary and start slogging through the tedious process of translating passages when you’re not fluent […]

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