Herb 101 Basics of Herbal Medicine is the first step in your herbal training and is ideal if you have just discovered herbs and want to know more. Herb 101 provides students with an in-depth understanding of the history and uses of herbs including basic methods of administration and therapeutic actions of each of the botanicals studied. Herb 101 is also a pre-requisite for advanced herbal training. Students in this course may also study some of the topics covered in NAT 101, but in more depth.
Required Course Pack:
- ACHS eTextbook: Petersen, D. (2018). HERB 101: Basics of Herbalism (18th Edition). NOTE: October 2017 classes use 17th Edition. Portland, OR: American College of Healthcare Sciences. (Optional: Printed copy available for an additional fee)
- Herb 101 Practical Lab Kit - This kit will contain a selection of (12) 1 oz botanicals studied in the course, Press-N-Brew tea bags, (1) 5ml Peppermint Mentha x piperita var. B, (1) pack of arugula seeds, and an Herbal Preparation guide.
- Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)
Please note: There are no additional textbooks required for this course; all required reading for this course is located in the online classroom and in the ACHS published textbook included in the Course Pack above.
Total Course Price:
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Last updated 11/4/19