Course Description

This class takes a deep dive into the Gānjiāng 干姜 and Fúlíng 茯苓 formula families. The introductory section discusses:

  • The historical usage of the herbs 
  • Body type/constitution
  • Presentation and constitutional tendencies
  • Key tongue and pulse findings
  • Abdomen and other key diagnostic features


Afterwards, we delve into the key formulas for each family, which features their presentation, diagnostic features, and clinical applications. Case histories are used throughout illustrating their usage in the modern clinic. In keeping with the premise that these classes are based not only on clinical experience but also on actual textual research, all relevant lines from the Shānghán Zábìng Lùn 傷寒雜病論 will be highlighted and covered, with discussions on key symptoms, signs, physiology, pathology, herbal flavours and dynamics, complex terminology, etc. 

In addition, various theoretical concepts are introduced and discussed with relevant passages provided from other canonical works such as the Huángdì Nèijīng 黃帝內經, Nánjīng 難經, Shénnóng Běncǎo Jīng 神農本草經, as well as various commentaries from the last 1800 years.  The objective of this class is to provide a level of confidence to the student in the usage and applications of these important and extremely beneficial formulas. 

The formulas covered include:


Gānjiāng 干姜 Formula Family

  • Li Zhong Wan
  • Gui Zhi Ren Shen Tang
  • Gan Jiang Ling Zhu Tang


Fúlíng 茯苓 Formula Family

  • Wu Ling San
  • Zhu ling Tang
  • Ling Gui Zhu Gan Tang
  • Ling Gui Cao Zao Tang
  • Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wu Wei Gan Cao Tang
  • Fu Ling Yin
  • Fang Ji Fu Ling Tang
  • Fu Ling Ze Xie Tang

Course Curriculum

    1. Ganjiang - Fuling Slides

    2. Ganjiang - Fuling 1

    3. Ganjiang - Fuling 2

    4. Ganjiang - Fuling 3

    5. Ganjiang - Fuling Q & A

  • $175.00
  • 4.5 hours of video content
  • Lifetime Access to Videos and Slides
  • Canadian Practitioners are eligible for CE credits