Chinese Medicine Lecture Series with OCOM

Learn more about holistic Chinese medicine and the  Oregon College of Oriental Medicine with this ongoing lecture series held every Tuesday at 2 P.M. in October. Tea, samples or a demonstration will be shared at each event.

Free with Lan Su membership or admission; no registration is required.

October 3 — Housing the Spirit: Chinese Medicine for Depression, Anxiety and Emotional Well-Being

Stress, anxiety and emotional imbalance happen to everyone at some point in life. Chinese medicine takes a unique and holistic approach to emotional health rooted in the mind, body and spirit. Learn more about the opportunities for healing and growth with a Chinese medicine approach to mental health care. 

October 10 — Autumn Wind: Prevention of Common Cold in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Everyone knows how getting the flu feels. The sudden onset of chills, fever and a sore neck are the typical signs of a “wind strike” according to traditional Chinese medicine theory. Wind is the pathogen associated with autumn and many common upper-respiratory, skin and allergy problems. Learn more about how to understand and prevent conditions related to “wind” in this lecture.

October 17 — Nourishing Traditions: Eating Well During the Autumn Season with Chinese Medical Nutrition

Nutrition is the cornerstone of Chinese medicine. Learn how to nourish yourself through the transition from autumn into winter with foods that match the season.

October 24 — Finding Balance: Mindfulness Practices in Chinese Medicine

Mindfulness practices can be easy to use in the workplace and have many benefits for personal and community well-being. Join OCOM faculty for this lecture which is part of an ongoing series on the Chinese medical arts presented in the Lan Su Chinese Garden's Scholar's Study.

October 31 — Nourishing Yin: Chinese Medicine for Women's Health

Many women suffer from PMS, menopausal symptoms and hormone related disorders, but the cycles of a woman's life don't have to been imbalanced. Join OCOM faculty for a lecture on Chinese medical approaches to women's wellness.



About the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine

Founded in Portland in 1983, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM) is one of the oldest Oriental medicine colleges in the United States. OCOM trains master’s and doctoral students, conducts research, and treats patients at their campus and in the community. The mission of the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine is to transform health care by educating highly skilled and compassionate practitioners, providing exemplary patient care, and engaging in innovative research within a community of service and healing.


Upcoming Chinese Medicine Lecture Series with OCOM

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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