Master Herbalist – Phytotherapy
Distance Learning Course of 25 Lessons
Course Description – Master Herbalist
This comprehensive master herbalist course delivers a broad spectrum of information on herbal medicine, aromatherapy and the use of flower essences.
You will discover the history of herbal medicine, how to cultivate and use herbs for health, cooking, nutrition and beauty, and how to conduct a consultation and prepare external remedies specific to client needs.
The master herbalist course material includes details of nearly 900 herbs, their habitat, uses and actions, and any contraindications. Herbal medicine draws from international knowledge and includes lessons on the three main traditions of healing: Chinese, Western, and Ayurvedic, herbal medicines, along with a full database of uses and actions.
Furthermore, a thorough understanding of the theory and uses of aromatherapy oils, flower essences, Bach remedies and tissue salts is included in this course title.
Legal aspects of operating a herbal medicine consultancy are also disclosed in this courseware, providing you with up-to-date information on running your own business. In completing this course you will be fully conversant with modern practices relating to the use of herbal and plant remedies.
Tuition & Fees
History of Herbal Medicine
What is a Herb?
Botany – Understanding Plants
Biochemistry and Chemistry
Contra-Indications and Cautions
Outlines of over 850 Herbs and Practical Work to do
Herbs of the Bible
Outline of Chinese Medicine
Outline of Ayurvedic Medicine
Outline of Clinical Medicine
How to make Compresses, Decoctions and Tinctures etc
Over 60 Essential Oils and how to use them plus Index
Herbs used in Homeopathy and Bach Remedies
Flower Essences plus Index of Lessons 23 and 24
Outline of Nutrition, Cooking and Cultivation of Herbs