Acupuncture Continuing Education

Herbs: Purity & Potency

5 CEUs

From seed to bottle, learn about the purity, potency, and environmental sustainability of Chinese herbal medicine. Explore farming practices, extraction techniques, protection of endangered flora and fauna, quality certifications and testing, traceability, herbal medicine research, and methods for verifying the geo-authenticity of herbal medicines. This course contains supportive written materials and a video on herbal medicine purity and potency. Download the course, complete the online quiz, and receive immediate acupuncture license credit.


To view a sample of the course, click the following: Online Course Samples >


Purchase the course and it will be downloaded to your computer in PDF format. PDFs work on Apple Mac, Windows PC, iPad, iPhone, Android and other platforms. After reviewing the course, take the online quiz and a certificate of completion will be automatically generated for INSTANT credit. You may re-take the quiz as often as is needed and there is no time limit.


Continuing Education Credits
5 NCCAOM Diplomate PDAs (5 core: AOM-CH 5)
5 California Acupuncture Board CEUs (category 1)
5 Texas CAEs (5 herbology)
5 California Board of Registered Nursing contact hours
5 Florida Board of Acupuncture CEs (general 5)
5 CTCMA British Columbia acupuncture CEs 
5 BCNA & CNPBC (British Columbia Naturopathic Assoc.) credits
5 CAAA Alberta CEUs
5 CTCMPAO (Ontario, Canada) continuing education credits
5 OAQ CEUs (Board of Acupuncturists of Quebec)
5 NZASA Chinese Medicine CPDs, Category 2 (New Zealand Acupuncture Standards Authority)
5 Acupuncture NZ (NZRA) New Zealand CEUs
5 NS-CMAAC Nova Scotia acupuncture CEUs
5 CMBA CPDs/CEUs (Chinese Medicine Board of Australia)
Massachusetts: applicable towards the acupuncture & herbs requirements


About the Authors 


Dr. Ann Yuyan Wang, CMD, L.Ac.drannewanglac

Dr. Ann Wang, CMD, L.Ac. is the founder and director of the Integrative Medicine Center (Ithaca, NY) and is a medical consultant for Treasure of the East. She received her medical degree in Chinese medicine from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Previously, she was Chief Medical Administrator of the Chinese State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, adjunct professor of the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, and a faculty member at Cornell University. She is one the first overseas practitioners to be awarded the title of Doctor of Chinese Medicine, Physician in Chief by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies. She is also a member of the Presidential Council of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies.


Teresa Williams Zhang, Ph.D.drteresawilliams

Teresa Williams Zhang, Ph.D. received her B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley. She is the second-generation owner of the company that was the very first to bring granule herbs from mainland China to the US. As Tianjiang's exclusive general agent and distributor in the US, she and her team have served American acupuncturists and herbalists over 27 years with herbal medicines from Tianjiang.




Adam White LAc DiplAcAdam White, L.Ac., Dipl. OM. (NCCAOM), M.T.C.M.
Adam White, L.Ac. has served as a faculty member and continuing education director for Five Branches University, where he is currently a research advisor. His publications cover a variety of topics including Chinese medicine dietetics, pelvic inflammatory disorder treatments, acupuncture for musculoskeletal pain, and herb-drug interactions. Adam White's current projects include organic herbal medicine farming, classical acupoint prescriptions combined with modern research, and the development of post-doctoral course materials for licensed acupuncturists.





Recent Customer Reviews

Brooke N. 02/27/2024
Very informative. Thank you!
Matthew A. 02/21/2024
Interesting how much science, effort and collaboration go into ensuring the safety and strength of an herb or formula.
Doreen R. 02/04/2024
informative course
Roseanna W. 01/10/2024
Very interesting
Deborah T. 12/07/2023
very interesting
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