3 TCM Nutrition Tips to Help Students Stay Healthy this Fall

The autumnal equinox falls on September 22 this year, marking the official end of summer and beginning of fall. This is the time when the maximum yang…

Pu Huang: Fairy Dust for the Blood

Midway down the garden path of ACTCM, you will pass by our very own little wetland pond. Growing out of its shallow waters are many reeds, regal…

Ai Ye Season: Harvesting Yang

An herb beloved by both Eastern and Western herbal traditions, Ai Ye or Mugwort (Artemisia Argyi or Artemisia Vulgaris), is an emblem of healing and protective power….

Mugwort plant from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) herbal garden.

Q&A with Dr. Jung Kim: Assistant Director of Clinical Education at ACTCM

To get to know our teachers and supervisors beyond the classroom and the clinic, we’re sitting down with a different faculty member each month to ask them…

Dr. Kim Jung talking with two American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) students.

Chinese Medicine Helps Nurses Stay Healthy

May 20, 2010

San Francisco, CA –National Nurses Week is May 6–12, 2010. This year’s theme is Nurses: Caring Today for a Healthier Tomorrow. Nurses have many roles – from…

Chinese Medicine Farm Summer Workshop

May 10, 2010

Are you interested in cultivating the most efficacious Chinese botanicals? Or would you like to gain understating and deepen your relationship with Chinese herbs through their cultivation?…

Fall Peru Trip – Herbal Medicine of the Andes

May 3, 2010

In the land of mystic cultures and ancient traditions, it isn’t surprising to discover that the shamanic healing arts are thriving in Peru. Today, Curanderos (Spanish for…

ACTCM Student & Alumna Author Article on Chinese Herbs for CJOM

January 5, 2010

Chinese Herbs in the 21st Century: Questions for a Sustainable Future By Jasmine Rose Oberste LAc with Bria larson China is home to a greater diversity of…

China Succeeds in Developing Herbal Medication to Treat A/H1N1 Flu

January 5, 2010

(The following news was originally distributed by Xinhua News Agency, December 17, 2009.) BEIJING, Dec 17, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) — Chinese medical specialists announced Thursday they…

Chinese Medicine Helps Shed Those Holiday Pounds

December 11, 2009

Statistics suggests that, on average, Americans gain about 2-5 pounds during the winter holiday season— the six-weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Although this amount may…