This course provides health care professionals and interested community members a basic foundation in Medical Herbalism. Students will explore the basic concepts of herbal terminology, botany, and medicinal uses of herbs for different systems of the body. Topics will include herbal preparations and regulations, plant identification, herb-drug interactions, cultural diversity and traditional techniques in diagnostics and medicinal uses of herbs.
Recommended Text: Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy by Heinrich, Barnes, Gibbons & Williamson (ISBN 9780702033889) 2nd Edition - Student purchases through vendor of their choice
Plants with Healing Power The Energetics and Uses of Over 110 popular World Plants by Sonia Masocco, R.A.P., CH, Self-published, Available on website to purchase https://soniamasocco.com/products/book-plants-with-healing-powers