Adult Opportunities

Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine: Healing with Herbs

Learn the principles and techniques of healing with herbs.

Content Detail

Join Chinese cultural educator Yvonne Wolf for an introduction to traditional Chinese medicine. In this program, you will

  • Hear the background of the ancient practice of Chinese medicine and its three main principles.
  • Explore how this ancient study relates to Western traditions.
  • Learn five common roots and herbs that are meaningful and useful in Chinese traditional medicine, including ginger, ginseng, licorice, and others.
  • See samples of these common herbs and roots in their dried forms, learn some simple recipes, and enjoy a tasting of herbal tea.

If you have been curious about trying Chinese herbal medicine, this presentation will be the first step to build your understanding about an alternative path to health.

This program meets in person at the Arboretum.

Instructor: Yvonne Wolf, owner, Chinese Intercultural, LLC

Age: 16 and older

Course number: WELL330

Yvonne Wolf, owner, Chinese Intercultural, LLC

Educator Yvonne Wolf makes Chinese and East Asian culture accessible and relatable to a wider audience. She speaks at libraries, museums, and community centers about East Asian arts, culture, and people. She has lived in four countries, visited over 25 countries, speaks three languages, English, Chinese (Mandarin), and Danish, and has studied three others, Spanish, Japanese, and Greek.

What to Know

This program meets indoors.

Program Schedule

Saturday, September 9, 2023, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Cudahy Room, Administration and Research Center


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