HERB 304

Herbal Materia Medica III Online


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

  • Name the botanical and family name of the botanicals studied.

  • Discuss the primary uses of the botanicals studied.

  • Describe the botanical identifying characteristics of the botanicals studied.

  • Discuss dosage and administration including duration of the botanicals studied.

  • Explain the pharmacological action of the botanicals studied

  • Discuss the contraindications of the botanicals studied.

  • Identify and describe adverse effects, including possible drug and supplement interactions, of the botanicals studied.

  • Recall the regulatory status of the botanicals studied.


More details

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 will contain a selection of (30) 1 oz botanicals studied in the course.
  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Last updated 11/4/19

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