How to make and use Chinese martial arts injury liniments and poultices

How to make and use Chinese martial arts injury liniments and poultices

Course overview
This 1-day Chinese injury poultice and liniments practical hands on course has been specifically designed for participants who have a desire to learn more about how to make and use Chinese injury liniments and poultices.

Injury liniments became famous in martial arts circles for their efficacy in treating all sorts of pains and traumatic injuries gained in training. These traditional liniments are called Die Da Jiu 跌打酒 (“Fall and Hit Wine”) in Mandarin, or Dit Da Jow in Cantonese, the name more commonly seen in the western world.

Who is the course for?
This course is fantastic additional tool for all bodywork and massage therapists of any style, who have a desire to learn to use specific injury liniments within their practice. It is suitable for;

Martial artists
Sports Masseurs
Sports therapists
Tuina practitioners
Shiatsu practitioners, etc.

A basic knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine is desirable but not necessary.

What will I learn?

On this course you will learn how to create and use a number of topical liniments and poultices based on Classical Chinese injury formula.
You will be taught the actions and uses of the Chinese herbs to help treat acute and chronic injuries.
You will cover how to integrate the use of them in your practice, and when to use the liniments on your patients, to speed repair and healing.
This is a very hands on practical educational day where you will touch, feel, smell and taste the herbs that you will use to create the liniments.
Through the day you will produce a number of liniments, poultice liquids, pastes, and herbal powder mixtures, to use for yourself or your patients, and receive a full set of notes and sample herbs detailing the actions of each of the herbs and the unique formulae for the liniments.
These liniments have a commercial value of over £50.00.

How many hours CPD?

6 hours CPD
The day will run from 10.00 to 5.00

Is the course assessed?

Assessment is undertaken on a continuous basis by the tutor throughout the day as the course is a hands on practical course.

Shepherds House, Guys Campus, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RS

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