The introductory section will discuss;

  • The Historical usage of the herbs 
  • Body Type/Constitution
  • Presentation and Constitutional Tendencies
  • Key Tongue & Pulse Findings
  • Abdomen and other key diagnostic features. 


We will delve into the the key formulas for this family, which will feature their presentation, diagnostic features, and clinical applications. Case histories will be used throughout illustrating their usage, in addition to relevant personal experience and that of my teacher Huáng Huáng's. 

In keeping with the premise that these classes will be based not only on clinical experience but also on actual textual research, all relevant lines from the Shanghan Zabinglun 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 will be introduced and discussed with relevant passages provided from other canonical works such as the, Huangdi Neijing, Nanjing, Shennong Bencaojing, as well as various commentaries from the last 1800 years.  The objective of this class will be to provide a level of confidence to the student in the usage and applications of these important and extremely beneficial formulas. 

The formulas covered will include:

Guizhi Formula Family

Gui Zhi Tang 

Gui Zhi Jia Gui Tang

Gui Zhi Jia Fu Zi Tang

Gui Zhi Jia Ge Gen Tang 

Gua Lou Gui Zhi Tang 

Xiao Jian Zhong Tang 

Gui Zhi Jiu Ni Tang

Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan 

Gui Zhi Jia Long Gu Mu Li Tang 

Gui Zhi Shao Yao Zhi Mu Tang 

Course Components

    1. Welcome

    2. Zoom Link

  • $175.00
  • Saturday October 29, 2022 - 9:00-1:00 PST - Followed by a Q & A
  • Recording will be available within 24-48 hours following the live class.
  • Canadian Practitioners are eligible for CE credits