Divergent Channels in the Treatment of Acute Infectious Diseases & Essential Oils: Pharmacopeia Update
Jul 24, 2020, 10:00 AM – Jul 27, 2020, 6:30 PM


About Dr. Jeffrey C. Yuen

Jeffrey C. Yuen is the 88th Generation Daoist Master of Yu Ching Huang Lao Pai (Jade Purity School), Yellow Emperor/Lao Tzu Sect, ordained by 87th Generation Daoist Master Yu Wen, Jeffrey's adoptive grandfather. Immersed in the practice and study of Daoism and the classics of Chinese medicine since early childhood, Mr. Yuen offers unparalleled knowledge of the rich, oral traditions that fully integrate physical, psychological, and spiritual facets of the medicine. Mr. Yuen is an esteemed faculty member of the American University of Complementary Medicine, Swedish Institute of Health Sciences, the New England School of Acupuncture, & Daoist Healing Arts, among other schools. He lectures internationally.


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JULY 24 - 27, 2020 (FRI - MON)


Divergent Channels in the Treatment of Acute Infectious Diseases (Fri & Mon)

According to the Huang Di Nei Jing, wind is the cause of ‘a hundred diseases’. While wind can be caused by multiple etiologies, one of the main etiologies is infectious. During an acute invasion, if the body is not strong enough to fight the pathogen directly, it directs the pathogen into areas of latency. One of the more important ways this happens is via the divergent channel system. The divergent channel system is a safety mechanism the body has evolved to deal with severe acute illness, and can also be used to deal with accumulated latency.  

Jeffrey will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of aggressive or deadly infectious diseases that challenge the constitution. Some examples will be taken from recent diseases such as the 2019-nCoV (recent Wuhan Coronavirus) and SARS as well as the management of deadly complications of diseases such as sepsis and encephalitis.

Essential Oils: Pharmacopeia Update based on the Experience of Jeffrey Yuen (Sat & Sun)

Essential oils are the essence or Jing of plants. Through the doctrine of signatures, they are very useful in treating pathologies related to the jing, especially working with pathogens that directly threaten the yuan or constitutional level. As such, the oils can help us not only guide out or transform physical pathology, but also can influence our phenotypical expression and how we experience and interface with the world (our temperament).

In this class, Jeffrey Yuen will discuss new additions to the materia medica of essential oils based on a wide variety of oils that have become more commonly available in recent years. He will discuss physical properties of these newer oils as well as his clinical experience in how they can be used to influence the constitution, physical pathology and one’s temperament.


Live-Streaming Only


JULY 24 - 27, 2020

*** Please Take Note. Time Change - 10AM - 6:30PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) for Jeffrey Yuen Seminar.

Lecture: 10am - 6:30pm (EDT)


** 30 CEU Hours in Category I,  APPROVED by the CA Acupuncture Board


- CEP 13128


Postmarked by JULY 10th, 2020
Licensed Acupuncturists/ Non-Students

Four Days $560

Three Days $490
Two Days $360
One Day $240

Postmarked after JULY 10th, 2020
Licensed Acupuncturists/ Non-Students

Four Days $610

Three Days $530
Two Days $405
One Day $270

Unlicensed Oriental Medical students can receive a $50 discount on the above prices.

Refund Policy: 80% before JULY 17th, 2020; None Thereafter. It is not possible to transfer registrations from event to event or person to person.


**Please note that this and all other seminars given by AUCM are recorded. Methods used may include audio, video or still photography. Because audience members ask questions or participate as subjects in the seminars, and because recording may include audience members, AUCM requires that, as a precondition to signing up for any AUCM sponsored classes, all attendees consent, without restriction, to being recorded in whatever form recording is occurring by AUCM at the seminar. Attendees must further agree that all rights, including all intellectual property rights, to such recordings (and to all derivative works of such recordings in whatever form), shall belong exclusively to AUCM. Attendees will not be compensated in any way for providing the above permission or for releasing any rights to recordings; rather it is a precondition to attend the seminars.

***For Livestream Participants: While we are taking reasonable precautions to keep the live stream video up and running (including redundant connections, computers, etc.) there is always a possibility of technical failure. In the event of a technical failure, any parts that are not streamed properly will be made available to the live stream participants as soon as we are able to get the recorded video uploaded to Vimeo within a months time. If they are small areas that are not demonstrations, we may upload audio only so we can get it up quickly. Due to the additional expenses we have in offering this, we are unable to offer any refunds based on technical problems. However those signed up as live stream participants will be able to view any missed video online. We do not have plans to offer this series for CEU"s online at the moment, therefore, live stream may be the only way to participate remotely in these classes.

****Taping/Recording of the lectures will not be permitted.



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