The Nectar of Plants: Essential Oils and Chinese Medicine Series - Course 1

Strength & Survival

by Josephine Spilka
Item #: C-JS002

Approved by: NCCAOM, Standard Certificate, IVAS

Language: English

Course Type: Recorded Seminar

Course Length: 10 h

Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

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The Nectar of Plants: Essential Oils and Chinese Medicine Series - Course 1

Course Overview

This course will teach students to use essential oils easily and effectively in a healthcare practice. Chinese medicine principles will be presented to form the basis for discussion of functions and application of specific essential oils in the treatment of common diseases and disorders. Session 1 will feature presentation of the framework of Wei,Ying and Yuan as way to understand Respiratory and Digestive disorders; it will also focus on the special features of essential oils in a Chinese medical practice along with presentation of the tools for assessment, storage and care of essential oils. Session 2 features Wei Qi disorders including the Lung, Large Intestine, with a focus on external wind disorder such as the common cold, bronchitis, fever, etc. Session 2 will also focus on the timeline and strategies for effective treatment of these disorders with essential oils, in addition to ways to build immunity and prevent illness using essential oils. Session 3 will begin the exploration of how we digest the world. Common digestive disorders such as heartburn, intestinal gas and belching, involving the Stomach and Spleen organ systems will be discussed with a focus on healthy assimilation. Session 4 will focus on inspiration and elimination through the Lung and Large Intestine systems. Essential Oils for relieving asthma, constipation, Crohn's disease and Celiac disease will be discussed. Building health inspiration and elimination habits will also be discussed.

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Course Objectives

  • Articulate the basic theory and practice of using essential oils from Chinese medical perspsective.
  • Discuss the unique properties of essential oils including use of notes, effects on the spirit and their relationship with essence.
  • Cite the properties including nature, taste, channels entered and therapeutic function of 12-15 essential oils.
  • Create an essential oil formula for use in a respiratory or digestive condition.

Course Outline

0 hrs - 30 minIntroduction to Essential Oils - Theme of Strength and Survival *Framework for Wei, Ying and Yuan: Survival, Interaction and Evolution *Essential Oils as expressions of Wei Qi and Yuan Qi: aroma and essence *Qi as a relationship, Strength as the integrity of the relationship *Survival systems: Lung, Large Intestine, Spleen Stomach *Demands for survival - awakening the Wei Qi

30 min - 1.25 hrsEssential Oils - basics characteristics: note, taste/temp, affinities *Notes: base, middle, top - evaporation rates *Storage, quality issues, use issues

1.25 hrs - 2 hrsRespiratory Issues

Teacher

Josephine Spilka, M.S., L.Ac., has been practicing Classical Chinese Medicine and Buddhist meditation for over 20 years, and is focused on investigating the relationship with essence in its many forms.
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Course Length 10h
Course Language English
Course Type Recorded Seminar
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