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.
Required Course Pack:
- HERB 504 Herb Kit - This kit will contain a selection of (25) 1 oz botanicals studied in the course.
- ACHS Textbook eBook: Petersen, D. (2017). HERB 504: Advanced Herbal Materia Medica III (17th Edition). Portland, OR: American College of Healthcare Sciences.
(Optional: Printed copy available for an additional fee)
- Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)
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Total Course Price:
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Last updated 11/4/19