HERB 201

Herbal Studies Online


HERB 201 is designed for students interested in increasing their knowledge of integrative health and wellness, herbal medicine, and nutrition to improve their personal health and share knowledge with friends, family, and their community. HERB 201 is also ideal for students interested in a working knowledge of herbalism and building a foundation for advanced study.

Learning Outcomes

  • Determine the safe and effective use of herbal supplements to promote wellness.

  • Create herbal formulas and preparations following best practices guidelines.

  • Describe the active constituents of herbs and how they affect human health.

  • Identify the therapeutic actions of herbal supplements.

  • Differentiate the historical use of common herbs and spices.

More details

Required Course Pack:

  • ACHS eTextbook: Petersen, D. (2022). HERB 201: Herbal Studies (21st Edition). Portland, OR: American College of Healthcare Sciences. (Optional: Printed copy available for an additional fee)
  • Online Materials and Library Resouces (OMLR)
  • Herb 201 Practical Lab Kit

The HERB 201 Practical Lab kit includes the following experiential learning supplies:

  • Selection of 25, 1 oz certified organic or sustainably wildcrafted herbs. Note, herbs included may vary due to seasonal availability.
  • Capsule Machine
  • Vegicaps (Qty 100)
  • Herbal Preparations Guide

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Admissions Requirements:

Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalency and recommendation for admission by the ACHS Admissions Committee.

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