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Class 17: Disturbed Shen

This will be session 17 of 22 classes that are arranged by subject. In this session, students will cover 11 herbal formulas for the treatment of Disturbed Shen. The student will learn about the disease category, its TCM differentiations, and clinical points in choosing and applying the herbal formulas.

This class is 2 hours. A downloadable MP3 audio file, as well as a complete handout, quiz, evaluation (and program worksheet for those requiring NCCAOM PDAs) will be provided.

Price: $40.00
CEUs/PDAs: 2 Approved: Florida, IVAS, Standard Certificate, NCCAOM, California
Length: 2 Hrs
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
Access Period: Lifetime
Notes: Notes are provided with this course.


  • The student will study and differentiate classical and modern herbal formulas that treat disorders due to disturbed shen (insomnia, anxiety, palpitations).
  • The student will learn how to contrast and compare similar formulas depending on component ingredients.
  • The student will learn the source classical text, date, author, and ingredients for formulas relating to disturbed shen, as well as the Chinese characters and pinyin associated with them.


0 hrs - 1 hrsClassical Formulas (5) — bai zi yang xin tang; gan mai da zao tang; gui pi tang; suan zao ren tang; tian wang bu xin dan

1 hrs - 2 hrsModern Formulas (6) — an mian pian; an mian wan; an shen bu xin wan; an shui wan; bu nao wan; shen jing shuai ruo wan



Jake Paul Fratkin, OMD, L.Ac., specializes in Chinese herbal medicine and Japanese acupuncture; a recipient of the Acupuncturist of the Year award, he maintains a private practice, teaches internationally, and is the author of several books on TCM and Chinese herbal formulas and products. Read More »


I always find Jake Fratkin to be an excellent teacher and easy to listen to.Joyce S.United States

Jake is a great teacher. Information is concise and useful.Sara R.United States

I always value Jake Fratkin's courses because he is a practicing clinician. Combining academics with life long clinical experience is always a stronger approach than courses given by those who are primarily lecturers or theoretical specialists.William D.Canada


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Unlimited Access & CEUSYou will have unlimited access to this course for as long as it is on Net of Knowledge, so that you can keep reviewing and learning from it over the years. CEU requirements must be completed within 1 year from the purchase. During this time, you must view the training and complete any required documents to get your certificate. You must also print and save your certificate for your own records.

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NoteThis recording is available in an online format only; you will not receive a DVD or physical copy of the recording – it is only available to watch as a course to watch on the internet through your online account.


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