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.

Learn the molecular influences behind solubility: polarity, molecular size, matrix effects, heat, pH, etc. Choosing optimal solvents and solvent systems for herbal extractions. Details for making potent water extractions (standard infusions, decoctions, etc.); hydroethanolic extractions (macerations, fresh-herb tinctures), oil extractions (infused oils, salves).

Module 3 Details:

    • The influence of polarity on solubility
    • Solubility is a continuum, not either/or
    • Like Dissolves Like principle
    • Aglycone vs. glycosides: influences on solubility
    • Water extractions: principles, calculation, procedures for standard infusions & decoctions
    • Hydroethanolic extractions: principles, calculation, procedures for dried herb macerations, fresh herb tincturing
    • Oil extractions: principles, calculation, procedures for botanical infused oils, botanical salves

This three week module includes:

    • Four 2-hour recorded webinars with Lisa Ganora
    • One live Q & A session with Lisa Ganora
    • Six videos (from live classes)
    • One extended PowerPoint presentation
    • Six detailed handouts on herbal pharmacy
    • Six detailed study guides
    • Three quizzes
    • Three assignments
    • Access to live Office Hours & Discussion Forum

Foundations of Phytochemistry: Module 1 – On-Demand

Herbal Constituents, Synergy, & Variability: Module 2 – On-Demand

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

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