Herbs for Acute and Chronic Respiratory Issues

Posted September 23rd, 2016 by VCIH

with Mica McDonald, 3rd year VCIH Clinical Intern
Wednesday, November 2nd 6-8pm
$10 members / $12 non-members / Free for VCIH students

Respiratory concerns of the lungs and sinuses are common in all populations and often lead to overprescription of antibiotics, steroids, and other pharmaceuticals. In this class, we will discuss how to use herbs to address a wide variety of respiratory complaints including colds and flus, acute and chronic lung infections (bacterial, fungal, and viral), asthma, bronchitis, as well as chronic sinus irritation and infection. We will discuss the roles that diet, lifestyle, and environmental factors play in the development of respiratory illnesses. The goal of this class will be to improve your understanding of the appropriate use of herbs for a wide variety of respiratory conditions, and how they may compliment the more limited set of tools that mainstream medicine has to offer.