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.
A practical introduction to the world of phytochemistry in the context of medicinal plants and clinical botanical medicine. Learn how to understand molecules, bonding, polarity, and other phenomena behind the actions of herbal constituents. For all levels of experience with chemistry.
Module 1 Details:
Descriptive phytochemistry for practitioners & educators
Elements & bonds in phytochemicals
Structure & representations of molecules
Determinants & consequences of polarity in extractions & actions
Functional groups & their polarities – how they affect solubility
Rings, ring systems & naming
This three week module includes:
Two 2-hour recorded webinars with Lisa Ganora
One live Q & A session with Lisa Ganora
Seven videos (from live classes)
Two PowerPoint presentations
One detailed handout on functional groups
Six detailed study guides
Access to live Office Hours & Discussion Forum
The Foundations of Phytochemistry – Course Information
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.
Please contact us via email if you would like to send in your tuition payment or enroll in the full program!