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
This is a 3-week course. Course materials will be released every Monday morning, and each module will have a live interactive study session with the instructor, Lisa Ganora, in addition to student open office hours sessions.
Course Start Date: October 5th, 2020.
Two Live Sessions: October 13th and November 3rd, 2020.
Course access closes 30 days after the end of the session, December 3rd, 2020.