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Medicinal Herbs

Overview

The Facts

For generations families have relied on traditional herbal medicine, much of which is now recognized as scientifically correct. Too often in today's society we receive powerful drugs from our doctors for self-limiting ailments for which it may be more appropriate to call on herbal remedies and a balanced approach to living.

Features

This course provides the necessary knowledge and information for making and using herbal remedies at home. However, professional advice should always be sought if symptoms persist.

Modules

Drying and storage

Herbal infusions

Herbal decoctions

Tinctures and capsules

Infused oils, massage oils

Ointments and creams

Harvesting herbs - flowers, leaves, roots, seeds, bark, sap

Washes

Herbal suppliers

Herbal first aid

Growing medicinal herbs - buying, planting, growing from seed, pruning, taking cuttings

Babies and children - common symptoms, preventative treatments and remedies

Adolescents and young adults - common symptoms, preventative treatments and remedies

Middle Age - common symptoms, preventative treatments and remedies

The elderly - common symptoms, preventative treatments and remedies

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

The Facts

For generations families have relied on traditional herbal medicine, much of which is now recognized as scientifically correct. Too often in today's society we receive powerful drugs from our doctors for self-limiting ailments for which it may be more appropriate to call on herbal remedies and a balanced approach to living.

Features

This course provides the necessary knowledge and information for making and using herbal remedies at home. However, professional advice should always be sought if symptoms persist.

Modules

Drying and storage

Herbal infusions

Herbal decoctions

Tinctures and capsules

Infused oils, massage oils

Ointments and creams

Harvesting herbs - flowers, leaves, roots, seeds, bark, sap

Washes

Herbal suppliers

Herbal first aid

Growing medicinal herbs - buying, planting, growing from seed, pruning, taking cuttings

Babies and children - common symptoms, preventative treatments and remedies

Adolescents and young adults - common symptoms, preventative treatments and remedies

Middle Age - common symptoms, preventative treatments and remedies

The elderly - common symptoms, preventative treatments and remedies

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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