Herbal Medicine for Professionals

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This is an interactive course and you do not have to be at our physical campus to take the course. It can be done from any place with an internet connection.

In the 12 weeks that you take this highly-interactive course with us online, you will acquire an enormous amount of knowledge about over 70 highly medicinal herbs, body systems, medicine making, herbal first aid, gardening, legal considerations, medicinal plant identification and even post-disaster & preparedness herbalism!

This course will release class materials each Monday morning and will follow with one live Q&A session each week in an interactive class. Students will have full access to recorded classes, lectures, documents, videos and resources through the library classroom.

In addition, there will be approximately 2 hours (or less) of assignments per week, a student forum, supplemental webinars and new class material uploaded each week.

Students can work at their own pace, so long as the course material is completed by 30 days after the final exam date.

Also included is full library access to the current self-directed course which includes over 25 hours of video, audio, PDF and other resources.  All live classes are recorded for student download.

Materials you must provide at the appropriate point in the course: Olive and/or Coconut oil (approximately 2 cups total), Raw Honey (approximately 1 cup), 80 – 100 proof Alcohol (approximately 2 cups), Mason or other canning jar, basic cooking equipment (stainless steel pans and/or crockpot, strainer, measuring cup, spoons, etc.)

Classes Covered in this Course:

  • Introduction to Herbology – Vitalistic and Mechanistic overview
  • How to study plant medicine
  • Introduction to Clinical Skills
  • Maceration Tincture Making (fresh and dried), with one tincture made as a class
  • Introduction to Percolation Tincture Making
  • Lymphatic and Immune System Physiology and Herbs
  • Gastrointestinal Physiology and Herbs
  • Materia Medica (Online Herb Walks) – covers approximately 100 herbs throughout the course.
  • Botany and Wildcrafting
  • Introduction to Forest Gardening and growing medicinal herbs
  • The Business of Herbalism (how to legally protect yourself)
  • Post-disaster and remote herbalism
  • Clinic and Apothecary setup and function
  • One or Two long-term Student Case Studies and Herbs (Some examples of past case studies include: Hiatal Hernias, Gallstones, Chronic Digestive Issues, COPD, and Respiratory Infections)
  • Upper and Lower Respiratory System Physiology and Herbs
  • Respiratory Syrup Making, with one syrup made as a class
  • Herbal First Aid – Poultices, plasters, capsules, primitive poultices, castor oil poultices
  • Wound Healing Physiology and Herbs
  • Herbs for Pain, Nervines
  • Salve Making –Fresh & Dried, Ethyl vs. Pure Oil Salves, with one salve made as a class
  • Upper and Lower Respiratory System Physiology and Herbs
  • Upper and Lower Urinary Tract Physiology and Herbs
  • Weekly Quizzes/Assignments
  • Group Discussions
  • Final Test (passing grade of 75% required)

COURSE INSTRUCTORS

CrystalC

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