Food Intolerances in Adults and Children

February 22-23, 2020

Yifan Yang

420,00 EUR

Food allergies and intolerances are often seen in the TCM practice. With the overwhelming amount of information today regarding food, there are different opinions about food, health and the environment. As a result, people get confused about what they should eat for their health and also how to get rid of problems such as allergies and intolerances.

Dr. Yang will compare and discuss these issues using modern and conventional perspectives and facts. She will analyze the syndromes, and introduce herbs and formulas for treatment. She will also give dietary advice with cooking tips to help patients to prevent or recover from food allergies and intolerances.

Course description

The topic for the first day of the seminar is food allergies and intolerances in adults and treatment with Chinese herbal medicine, prevention, and dietary advice. On the second day, the topic will be extended to the treatment of children with Chinese herbs, dietary advice and baby massage tips.

Children, especially babies, grow quickly. The foods they eat, as well as their digestive abilities and daily activities are different than adults. Thus, children exhibit special characteristics in syndromes of food allergies and intolerances than adults. Dr. Yang addresses that their physiological and pathological features in different periods of development should be understood and seriously considered in treatment. In this seminar, Dr. Yang will analyze the most common syndromes in children and give treatment and dietary advice. As a doctor who is experienced in the treatment of children, she will give tips, warnings and cautions that will be very useful in your daily practice.

Course language: English


Yifan Yang


Dr. Yifan Yang studied Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine in Beijing from 1977 to 1982. Subsequently, she worked as a doctor and TCM teacher and received a master's degree in Chinese herbal medicine. Since 1990 she has practiced and taught in Holland.

In her thirty-plus years of practice, Yifan Yang has accumulated a wealth of experience in the treatment of a variety of ailments. She gives seminars and works as a supervisor in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Poland and Switzerland. Topics include Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition as well as psychosomatic diseases and generally difficult to treat cases.

Yifan Yang is the author of the following books: Chinese Herbal Medicine - Comparisons and Characteristics (2002/2010), Chinese Herbal Formulas - Treatment Principles and Composition Strategies (2010) and she co-authored The Treatment of Pain with Chinese Herbs and Acupuncture. (2002).

In 2013, Yifan Yang received the highest clinical TCM award in China, which is equivalent to a senior specialist and professor of TCM.


Information ABOUT THE SeminarS

Our seminars take place from 09:00 to 17:00 (unless otherwise stated). Starting at 08:30 there will be coffee and croissants available for participants. Lunch time is from 12:30-13:30, and lunch is included.

For each seminar day, 7 training hours of 60 minutes will be awarded (unless otherwise stated).


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In order to cover LIAN's expenses for the preparation of courses (administration, reservations, fees, etc.), we have to apply the following rules regarding the cancellation of booked courses:

  • For cancellations or changes to bookings before the start of the course, a processing fee of CHF 50.- will be charged. Course fees already paid will be refunded less the processing fee.
  • If the course has already begun, refund of the course fee is not possible. Reimbursement of fees is only possible for health reasons, or in emergencies.

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