Shen in Traditional Chinese medicine refers to the spirit, mind, consciousness, mental awareness, vitality and charisma. It is an energy that resides in
the heart and undoubtedly coincides with the many facets of mind-body brain chemistry involving complex hormonal interactions, neurotransmitters
and so forth. There is an entire class of natural remedies derived from the animal, mineral and herbal kingdoms that will be discussed in this class
for the treatment of shen disorders.