Herbalism is the oldest and most widespread form of healing on planet earth, generally regarded as safer and just as effective (if not more) as orthodox medicine and easily learned and used by the lay person. Learn to apply herbal therapy through the use of tinctures, glycerites, teas, capsules, poultices, compresses, and salves to support the constitution referencing an array of conditions; and in close consideration of guidelines to indications, dosage, and contraindications through Herbalism Certificate. You can sign up for one or all of the courses.
Class 1: The Development, Forms and Energetics of Herbal Therapy
You will learn about the energetic aspects of herbs and how they can impact different types of people and conditions. A few assessment techniques (including tongue assessment and pulse assessment) will also be briefly covered.
Part 1: ID: 59009 Wed, 9/12/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Part 2: ID: 59010 Wed, 9/19/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 2: The Constituents and Properties of Herbs
Discover the chemical properties of herbs. You will learn about the nutrient content of herbs as well as about various therapeutic constituents such as alkaloids, saponins, flavonoids, tannins, essential oils, organic acids, and other valuable chemicals. This class will specifically focus on macronutrients and micronutrients.
Part 1: ID: 59011 Wed, 9/26/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Part 2: ID: 59012 Wed, 10/3/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 3: Herbs for the Mind, Spirit, Emotions and Neuromuscular Systems
This class will focus on herbs that support the respiratory system, including those plants which help to relieve congestion, soothe and astringe sore and boggy mucous membranes, and expectorate excess mucus.
ID: 59013 Wed, 10/10/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 4: Herbs for the Immune and Endocrine System
Learn the effects of herbs on the immune and endocrine system.
ID: 59014 Wed, 10/17/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 5: Herbs for Digestion and Elimination
Explore herbs that can help the digestion and elimination process.
ID: 59015 Wed, 10/24/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Class 6: Herbs for the Cardiovascular System
Discover herbs that support the heart and circulation.
ID: 59017 Wed, 11/7/18 6:30pm - 9:00pm RM: P1844
Want More? Check out these additional classes - taught by Matthew Alfs: