Topic: Food as Medicine

Course objective:  Recognize that certain TCM herbs are regularly consumed as food in the traditional Chinese diet

Identify common herbs with pleasant taste and the role they have in community practice.

To get the PPT file Food as Medicine – 2010

Learn specific combinations to address common ailments

Mr. Leung earned a Bachelors of Science in Pharmacy from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Professional Studies and a Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of  Oriental Medicine in 2000. He is a fourth generation TCM herbalist and has been schooled in Chinese Medicine since childhood. Mr. Leung is  currently the owner and operator of Kamwo Herbal Pharmacy, the largest and oldest herbal  pharmacy on the East Coast. He also ser ves as the Clinical Director of Grand Meridian Community Clinic . Mr. Leung’s background in Pharmacology and Chinese Medicine allows him to have a unique perspective on TCM and often regarded by others as a bridge between TCM and western medicine. He has been frequently cited as an authority on Chinese Herbal Medicine, both in print and on television. He has been featured in many publications and programs, including The New York Times, Good Morning America, and CNN. Mr. Leung has been a member of Pacific College Herbs Faculty since 2001.