HERB 504 Advanced Herbal Materia Medica III completes students’ herbal materia medica study with an in-depth review of tonic, stimulant, antiseptic, stomachic, and hepatic herbs.
Graduates of this course will be expected to demonstrate an advanced knowledge base of the materia medica and principles of various concepts in botanical medicine, including acquiring a strong theoretical understanding of the efficacy based on current research.
Graduates of this course are also expected to demonstrate a sound knowledge base of specific therapeutic groups of herbs and to appraise and relate the botanicals to each physiological system of the human body.
To achieve this, students will locate, review, and critically evaluate primary research in order to appraise the efficacy of the therapeutic action, active constituents and methods of administration for each botanical, contraindications and drug-herb interactions for each botanical, and regulatory status for each, and effectiveness for CAM protocols.
Maximum Enrollment: 20 students
Required Materials (Course Pack)
The Required Materials cost (Course Pack) —including standard shipping within the United States— is $399.25 This includes:
- ACHS Textbook eBook: Petersen, D. (2017). HERB 504: Advanced Herbal Materia Medica III (17th Edition). Portland, OR: American College of Healthcare Sciences. - $110
(Optional: Printed copy available for an additional $89)
- Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR) - $115
- HERB 504 Herb Kit (pictured below)
Get the most up to date information about required textbooks for this class, including ISBN, edition and price, by visiting our Required Textbooks page.
Total Course Price: $1515 (3 credits x $505 per credit) + $399.25 Course Pack = $1914.25
Does not include Registration Fee, which is $200 per program or $30 per credit if enrolling in single courses.
* You may always elect to buy or rent your textbooks/ebooks new or used. However, when choosing to purchase college textbooks and supplementary materials outside the College store, please use caution to ensure you purchase the correct version of required materials.
Optional Recommended Reading & Study Kits
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Last updated 7/22/18