Mazin Al-Khafaji

StartTime: Sat 11 May 2019 8:30am
Location: Auckland

Come and join us for a three day Dermatology Workshop with Mazin Al-Khafaji.

Saturday-Monday 11-13 May 2019

Times Sat 8.30am to 5.00pm Sun and Mon 9.00am to 5.00pm

THE SHIP, 55 West End Road, Herne Bay, Auckland

$799 early bird rate. (ends 31st December 2018)

$649 for students. (ends 31st December 2018) 

To book email Harriet Epstein or Ada Sobieszczuk 

And visit for more information.

Heighten your capabilities in: - 


As a Chinese Medicine herbalist sharpen your diagnostic skills in - proper visual examination, identification of skin lesions, explore the significance of distribution, presentation and morphology of lesions.


Mazin will highlight the differentiation of various skin conditions that look the same from a Western Medicine perspective and a Chinese Medicine perspective


Mazin will present heaps of cases from his own clinical practice detailing the disease history, before and after photos, herbal formulae used through this process and topical treatments applied.

Chinese Medicine Patterns

Some of the Chinese Medicine patterns discussed are Blood Heat (also covered are the accompanying patterns of Wei, Qi & Ying level Heat; Wind; Toxic Heat; Dampness). The primary medicinal used for treatment and how to differentiate these levels of heat. Damp Heat (also covered are the accompanying patterns of Spleen Xu; Injury to Yin & fluids), Stasis of Blood (also covered are the accompanying patterns of Qi & Blood Disharmony; Dampness; Blood Xu; Qi Xu), Dryness of Blood & Yin (also covered are the accompanying patterns of Dry Wind; Blood Heat; Stasis; injury to Fluids & Qi).

Western Medicine Conditions

The following common dermatological conditions will be discussed Eczema (atopic, asteatotic, erythrodermic, nummular, pompholyx, seborrhoeic), Psoriasis (plaque, guttate, pustular, hyperkeratotic), Acne (vulgaris, nodular cystic, post adolescent female form), Lichen Simplex, Ichthyosis Vulgaris, Rosacea, Vitiligo and Alopecia.


Earn 21 CPD hours approved by Acupuncture NZ.

Ada Sobieszczuk & Harriet Epstein Phone: 021 296 11 88