Semester 2 – Understanding Herbal Constituents and Plant Chemistry
12/06/2019 - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
This is the second 12-week semester of the online interactive course.
Participants will enjoy a thorough introduction to the medicinal molecules in herbs and healthy foods. Designed for holistic / complementary medicine students, practitioners, and those working in the herbal products industry, this course offers a deep understanding of how plants work to promote health and healing. Using extensive video, beautifully illustrated PowerPoints, and live webinars with Lisa Ganora (author of Herbal Constituents: Foundations of Phytochemistry), the course provides a comprehensive exploration of phytochemistry basics; herbal extractions; synergy and variability; classification of constituents; safety and herb/drug interactions; and how constituents relate to herbal actions, energetics, and therapeutics.