Traditional Healing in the Kitchen

Traditional Healing in the Kitchen
Instructor
Department
Nutrition
Contact Hours
1

Did you know that herbs and spices such as garlic, turmeric, and peppermint have a long and rich history in traditional medicine? Join ACHS Alumna Lisa Powell for a seminar on the history and uses of many of our favorite botanicals.

Learning Outcomes

The history and uses of many commonly used herbs and spices
The term “phytochemical” and how this term relates to herbs and spices
The active compounds found in each of these herbs and spices
How the herbs and spices work within the body for supporting better health

Today, many pharmaceuticals are manufactured synthetically, but we tend to forget that most of the compounds were derived from natural sources like herbs and spices.

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