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.

Introduction to colorful antioxidants and other constituents in the context of medicinal herbs and foods. Synergy (what distinguished botanicals from pharmaceuticals): co-evolutionary theory, types, relevance. Variability: how constituents vary with plant parts, maturity, environmental conditions, etc.; potency, standardization.

Module 2 Details:

  • The Colors of Vitality: health-promoting antioxidants & active phytochemicals in medicinal foods & herbs
  • Synergy: its origin in co-evolution & significance to botanical medicine
  • Kinds of synergy: positive/potentiating; negative/attenuating; protective/stabilizing
  • Synergy between phytochemicals & pharmaceuticals
  • Variability: origins & influences
  • Kinds of variability: chemotypes, plant parts, developmental stages, environment
  • Determining variability in botanicals: organoleptics & analyses
  • The role of standardization in managing variability

This three-week module includes:

  • Three 2-hour recorded webinars with Lisa Ganora
  • Two live Q & A sessions with Lisa Ganora
  • Six videos (from live classes)
  • Three PowerPoint presentations
  • Six detailed study guides
  • Three quizzes
  • Three assignments
  • Access to live Office Hours & Discussion Forum

For program discount, bundles of 3 or more courses discount, or to mail in your tuition, please email us!

You can review our tuition policies here: https://herbalmedics.academy/about-us/tuition-policies