The New York Herb School - Institute of Herbal Medicine & Nutrition founded by Professor Drew DiVittorio, offers professional certification programs in Classical Chinese Herbology (The Art of Healing with Herbs), and Oriental Dietetics (The Art of Healing with Food). You can join the full programs or just take individual classes. We also offer an online herb shop, a student clinic, cooking classes, wellness retreats, individual and group wellness programs.
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Oriental Medicine & Nutrition - Taoist Healing Arts Wellness Sessions
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You can arrange to have a phone consultation with Professor Drew by phone in the privacy of your home or office for those who have no Chinese Medicine Practitioners in their area.
Professor Drew's fee for a phone consultation is ($75).This fee covers two follow-up phone calls at no charge.
Products are not included.
To request a phone consultation email Professor Drew at email@example.com to arrange a time to speak.
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Payment is by credit card.
There is no charge for an initial 5-minute conversation if you decide not to get a consultation.
The Role of the Spleen (Pi) in Traditional Chinese MedicineYin Organs Overview byBill SchoenbartandEllen Shefi
The spleen (pi), of all the organs in traditional Chinese medicine, bears the least resemblance to its Western counterpart. The latter deals primarily with production and destruction of red blood cells and storage of blood.
In traditional Chinese physiology, the spleen plays a central part in the health and vitality of the body, taking a lead role in the assimilation of nutrients and maintenance of physical strength. It turns digested food from the stomach into usable nutrients and qi. Entire schools of medicine were formed around this organ; the premise