Understanding Herbal Constituents & Plant Chemistry is now available in ten online modules. Each module is three weeks long and can be taken independently one at a time, or as the full program.

Survey of the origin, organization, relationships and solubilities of the different categories of phytochemicals. Introduction to the structure, function, and occurrence of the first major category of constituents, the carbohydrates, and their subcategories: organic acids and derivatives, mono-, di-, and oligosaccharides (inulins, etc.), polysaccharides (incl. mucilages, immunomodulating polysaccharides, etc.).

Module 4 Details:

    • Biosynthetic origin of herbal constituents
    • Nested hierarchy of constituent categories
    • Seven major categories of constituents
    • Subcategories of the seven major categories
    • Solubility of constituents in each subcategory
    • General activity of constituents in each subcategory
    • Medicinal carbohydrate constituents: structure, function, occurrence
    • Small organic acids (e.g., oxalic acid), sugars, inulins/oligosaccharides
    • Homo- & heteropolysaccharides: mucilages, gums, pectins
    • Immunomodulating polysaccharides in herbs & mushrooms
    • Nettles stinger fluid composition / medicine

This three week module includes:

    • Two 2-hour recorded webinars with Lisa Ganora
    • One live Q & A session with Lisa Ganora
    • Six videos (from live classes)
    • Two PowerPoint presentations
    • One detailed handout on constituent hierarchy & solubility
    • Six detailed study guides
    • Two quizzes
    • Two assignments
    • Access to live Office Hours & Discussion Forum

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