The Most Important Chinese Herbal Formulas - Course 21

Tonics, Part 2

Jake Fratkin continues the discussion about individual herbs and formulas used as Tonics for Kidney Yin, Yang, and Jing.

Jake Fratkin
Jake Fratkin

Course Overview

Class 21: Tonics (Part 2)


This will be session 21 of 22 classes that are arranged by subject. In this session, students will cover 8 herbal formulas in regards to Tonics (Part 2). Session 21 will continue to explore the topic of Tonics, including 2 formulas to tonify kidney yin, and 3 classical formulas and 3 modern formulas to tonify kidney yang and jing. 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.


  • The student will study and differentiate 2 herbal formulas that tonify kidney yin.

  • The student will study and differentitate 3 classical herbal formulas that tonify kidney yang or jing

  • The student will study and differentiate 3 modern herbal formulas that tonify kidney yang and jing.


  • 0 hrs - 30 min

    KIDNEY YIN TONICS (2) — liu wei di huang tang; zuo gui tang

  • 30 min - 1.25 hrs

    KIDNEY YANG AND JING TONICS: Classical Formulas (3) — jin gui shen qi tang; wu zi yan zong tang; you gui wan

  • 1.25 hrs - 2 hrs

    Modern Formulas (3) — cong rong bu shen wan; ge jie bu shen wan / ge jie da bu wan; gui ling ji (Kwei Ling Chi)


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Jake Fratkin

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.


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  • CEUs:

    Approved By: IVAS (2), Standard Certificate (2), Florida (2), NCCAOM (2)

    Pending: California [Upon Request]*

  • Language: English

  • Course Type: Recorded Webinar

  • Course Length: 2 h

  • Course Notes: Notes are provided with this course.

  • Access Period: Lifetime


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