This professional development 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.
Required Text: Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy by Heinrich, Barnes, Garcia, Gibbons & Williamson (ISBN-13: 978-0702070082) 3rd edition - Student purchases through vendor of their choice.
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)
- Clinical Herbalism Certificate Program : Clinical Herbalism Certificate Level 1