This interactive distance-learning course is designed for the advanced medical herbalism students, pharmacist or pharmacy student, doctors, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, nurse, licensed naturopaths, botanical medicine makers, clinical herbalists, and other practicing complementary / integrative health care students and practitioners. Herbal Constituents provides a comprehensive, 24-week study of the relevant principles and practice of medicinal phytochemistry, synergy and variability, polarity and extractions, hierarchy and classification, safety and toxicology, and therapeutics and applications for the constituents in medicinal plants.
This course includes over 3 hours per week (70+ hours total) of video and live interactive webinar. In addition, there are dozens of hours of student course work, study guides, handouts, quizzes and exams to help students incorporate this information into their knowledge base and/or clinical or medicine-making practice. An online classroom allows for forum discussion, Q & A, knowledge sharing, video and handout downloads and more. Although not required, certification is issued to students who complete quizzes and exams with a passing grade.