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In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCVM), allergies are believed to be caused by an imbalance of qi, or energy, in the body.

This mini-course will guide you on how TCVM views allergies and provide lists of ingredients and herbs that you can use to help your dog.

Course Outline

  • Welcome
  • Introduction to Allergies from a TCVM Perspective
    • TCVM’s views on Allergies
    • The Concept of Wei Qi
    • How Immunity Starts With the Lymphatic System
    • Understanding Innate and Adaptive Immunity
    • Mast Cells and Histamine
    • Cytopoint
  • The Different Allergy Patterns
    • What Organs Are Affected – Patterns of Disharmony
    • External Wind – The Dry Itchy Dog Around the Face, Ears and Back
    • Wind Heat or Lung Wind Heat – The Itchy Dog That Has Rashes, Lesions, or Hives
    • Damp-Heat – The Smelly Yeasty Itchy Dog (May Have Hot Spots and/or Leaky Anal Glands)
    • Blood Stagnation – The Dry Dog With Thinning Fur, Pain but No Itch
    • Yin Deficiency – The Dry Itchy Dog With Dander and Panting and Anxious
    • Blood Deficiency – Cold, Dry, Itchy, Anxious and Shedding. Coat is Thinning
    • Blood Dryness or Deficiency with Heat – Scaling Red Skin And Hot
  • Food
    • Keep It Simple
    • Sample Recipe Using Commercial Food
    • Sample DIY recipes that makes 17lbs of food for Raw, Baked or Gently Cooked
    • Leaky Gut Protocol – for All Dogs
    • Cooked vs. Raw
    • Balanced vs. “Balanced Over Time”
  • Healing
    • Anxiety Relief
    • Allow The Body To Heal

This is a self guided online course.

TCVM Approach

Allergy Reset

Author Biography

Hannah Zulueta obtained her Certificate in Canine Nutrition from CASI Institute. She is also studying for her Doctorate in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Herbalism from the esteemed Pacific College of Health and Medicine.

She resides in San Diego with her three dogs, Maggie, Orbit, and Mr. Higgins.

She is available for one on one consultations. Additionally, you can find her sharing free content on Instagram.