“Cycles of Change: The Seasons at Great Pond,” an exhibit by Maryland and Maine artist Christy Bergland, opens Friday, September 13 in the Himmelfarb Gallery at Maryland University of Integrative Health.
In early August, Holly Chittum traveled to China along with Dr. Eric Burkhart of Penn State’s Shavers Creek Environmental Center and Dr. Liyang Chen, a Chinese-American chemist and ginseng export company co-owner.
Associate Professor Heidi Most describes how, from a Chinese medicine perspective, “depression and anxiety can be understood as a disturbance to the shen, roughly translated as our spirit.” Most explains in this interview how acupuncture, herbs, dietary therapy, qi gong, and tai chi are all useful for treating depression and anxiety.
We interviewed Holly Chittum, winner of the President’s Award for her research poster at this year’s Research Day. She discusses her research on American ginseng and explains why more research needs to be done in the herbal field.