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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



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


Start Date: 06/06/2024

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Duration: Thursday, live online for 12 weeks (excl. 11 Jul)

Price: $795.00

Flexible Learning Options

Enjoy the ease of attending the class live in our virtual classroom with your Trainer OR watch the recording in line with your own weekly study schedule. You can choose to:

Attend the class lesson live in real-time online at the scheduled time OR

Review the class 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 for revision to consolidate your learning.

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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The course was absolutely fantastic! I learnt so much and Lis was truly wonderful. Such an inspirational woman and a fountain of knowledge! She presented the course in a way that was easy to understand, a good pace and lots of extra anecdotal information to help us.


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