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Herbal Medicine A - Materia Medica

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In Herbal Medicine A you will be introduced to the philosophy and science of herbalism in its historical perspective. You will explore the material medica, learn about the therapeutic effects, constituents, preparation and usage of plants as medicine.

By the conclusion, you will have the skill to identify and recognise common medicinal herbs in their natural, processed and dried forms. Identify the therapeutic effects of the herbs together with their specific indications, botanic names, common names, part used, dosages and toxicology. You wil be able to recognise & identify highly poisonous plants in their natural state and select the appropriate herbs for particular disease states.

You will learn about the major world systems & figures of herbal medicine, Egyptian, Greek, Roman Arabic and European

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If the minimum number of participants is not obtained, the course will be cancelled and a refund issued, so we recommend you enrol early to avoid disappointment.


The course was well paced, held my interest and support was excellent! – Victoria


Start Date: 23/02/2022

Time: 9.00am to 11.00am

Duration: Wednesday online for 12 weeks

Study Options - All subjects have a scheduled duration & an online scheduled class time.

Enjoy the ease of watching the class live in our virtual classroom or watch the recording inline with you own weekly study schedule. You can choose to:

Attend the scheduled class lesson live in real-time online via the Nature Care Student Portal OR

Review the live recording and course content at your leisure in-line with your own weekly study schedule

You can attend the live class and watch the recording as revision.

Nature Care's virtual classroom is accessed through the colleges secure online Student Portal which you can access day and night 7 days a week

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Course Fees: $720.00



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Veronica Doppler

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