Short Course on Medicinal Herbs

Study Medicinal Herbs (Short course) - a great start for a new career or for those who want know about herbal medicine for their family.

If you are curious about using herbs for medicinal purposes, the Medicinal Herbs short course will provide you with a great place to start. This self-guided course leads you through the different chemical components that herbs contain and their effects on the human body.

This self guided course covers the following areas - getting to know medicinal herbs, the chemicals in medicinal herbs and their effect on the human body, the different ways in which herbs are used for medicinal purposes, a guide of over 50 herbs and different ways in which you can find work or make business opportunities using medicinal herbs.

There are optional activities that you can complete along the way to learn more about the topic, including both practical and research activities.

How does it work?

At the end of each lesson, you will be given a short interactive test to undertake, which will provide an indication of how your learning is progressing. Upon completing the very last lesson, you will be offered a more thorough automated test or examination. This final assessment can be undertaken at any time of day or night; and any day of the week; and if you achieve an overall pass (60% or more); you will be able to obtain a "certificate of completion" with your name and completion date on it.

Course Outline

There are 6 Lessons in this course:

Introduction: The Nature and Scope of Medicinal Herbs

  • What Are They?
  • Uses of Medicinal Herbs
  • The Evolution of Medicinal Herbs
  • The Scope of Medicinal Herbs

Chemicals in Herbs and their Effects on the Body

  • Terms Used To Describe Medicinal Effects of Herbs
  • Types of Chemicals found in Medicinal Herbs
  • Other Terms Describing Medicinal Herbs

Ways Herbs are Used

  • Different Applications
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Some Important Points

Methods of Preparing Herbs for Use

  • How to Make Herbal Tea
  • How to Make Herbal Decoctions
  • How to Make Herbal Ointments

Directory of Medicinal Herbs

  •  Agrimonia eupatoria
  • Allium sativum
  • Aloe vera
  • Alpinia galanga
  • Angelica archangelica
  •  Armoracia rusticana
  • Asparagus officinalis
  • Asperula odorata (syn. Galium odoratum)
  • Betula spp.
  • Calendula officinalis
  •  Cannabis sativa
  • Capsicum annum
  • Citrus limonum
  • Echinacea purpurea
  • Elettaria cardamomum
  • Eucalyptus spp.
  • Ficus carica
  • Foeniculum vulgare
  • Glycyrrhiza glabra
  • Humulus lupulus
  • Hyssopus officinalis
  • Lavandula angustifolia (syn. L. officinalis)
  • Levisticum officinale
  • Linum usitatissimum
  • Matricaria recutita (syn M. chamomilla)
  •  Melaleuca alternifolia
  • Melissa officinaliS
  •  Mentha x piperita
  • Mentha pulegium
  • Mentha spicata (syn. M. viridis)
  • Oenothera biennis
  • Origanum vulgare
  • Panax quinquefolius
  • Papaver orientale
  • Petroselinum crispum (syn. P. sativum)
  • Pimpinella anisum
  • Rheum palmatum
  • Ribes rubrum
  •  Rosmarinus officinalis
  • Rubus idaeus
  • Ruta graveolens
  •  Salix alba
  •  Salvia officinalis
  •  Sanguisorba officinalis
  • Satureja hortensis
  • Symphytum officinale
  •  Taraxacum officinae
  • Thymus vulgaris
  • Ulmus rubra (syn. Ulmus fulva)
  • Valeriana officinalis
  •  Vanilla aromaticaZingiber officinale

Working with Medicinal Herbs

  • Selling Medicinal Plants: Opportunities
  • Where to Market Herb Products
  • Processing Concerns
  • Starting a Herb Business
  • Planning
  • Preparing a Business Plan for a Herb Farm or Nursery
  • Production Requirements
Medicinal Herbs Course Online.

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$199.00

Study Medicinal Herbs (Short course) – a great start for a new career or for those who want know about herbal medicine for their family. If you are curious about using herbs for medicinal purposes, the Medicinal Herbs short course will provide you with a great place to start. This self-guided course leads you through […]

Duration 20 hours
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Includes Lessons, Quizzes, Final Test, Certificate

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Duration 20 hours
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Delivery Online
Includes Lessons, Quizzes, Final Test, Certificate