College of Pharmacology, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Total running time: 64 mins.
Mandarin Chinese, translated into English
by Heiner Fruehauf
In this lecture series, one of China's last remaining experts in the field of herbal alchemy gives a passionate introduction to the forgotten science of paozhi. He explains how processing raw herbs with honey, vinegar, alcohol, clay and other transformative substances can affect their clinical potency and direction.