HERB 304

Herbal Materia Medica III Online

Overview

HERB 304 continues the study of herbal materia medica, studying each botanical in depth, including its therapeutic actions, active constituents, methods of administration, cautions and contraindications, and current research.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the importance of Latin names and botanical families in the field of herbalism.

  • Analyze the therapeutic uses for the common botanicals studied.

  • Create herbal formulas to promote wellness including teas, infusions, decoctions, and tinctures.

  • Compare the active constituents of herbs and their pharmacological actions.

  • Evaluate the herbs studied including therapeutic actions, active constituents, methods of administration, cautions, and contraindications.

  • Describe the regulatory environment for the botanicals studied.

Prerequisites

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Required Course Pack:

  • ACHS eTextbook: Petersen, D. (2020). HERB 304: Herbal Materia Medica III (18th Edition). Portland, OR: American College of Healthcare Sciences. (Optional: Printed copy available for an additional fee)
  • HERB 304 Herb Kit – This kit contains a seasonal selection of (30) 1 oz botanicals studied in the course.
  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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

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