This course, conducted in mandarin, introduces the common herbal plants found in Singapore. It covers the classification, types and species of the herbal plants, their tastes, properties, indications, methods of use, therapeutic effects and prescription for treatment of various chronic diseases.
Learners will be familiarised with the local herbs, understand their properties, applications, methods of use, and precautions.
TCM Physician Ong Ah Tian
Ms Ong Ah Tian graduated from the Singapore College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1999 and is now a practising TCM physician at Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution. She has more than 10 years of clinical experience. Besides practising TCM, she has also been carrying out intensive research on local medicinal herbs. She is also involved in planting of a variety of different herbs in the neighbourhood community gardens and provides free consultation on local medicinal herbs to the community.