Instructor: Jeanne Rose
This course will prepare the student to treat a variety of physical and mental conditions, as well as promote vibrant good health and beauty. The student will acquire both broad knowledge and in-depth experience identifying, growing and caring for herbs, and will learn to use herbs and herbal treatments in self care, body care, house care, animal care and basic Aromatherapy. This is a three Level Course – Herbal Studies Course covers 36 lessons covering “all things herbal”. Graduates will receive a Certificate of Completion and will be able to prepare and use herbal remedies and treatments with confidence. 1. Seasonal Herbal – Twelve lessons covering Folklore and Symbolism, Activity and Exercise, Herbs and Diet, Internal Care, External Care, Gardening, Aromatherapy, living the natural life, and more… 2. Medicinal Herbal/Therapeutics – Twelve lessons covering herbal remedies for each of the 12 organ systems, 3. Herbal Practice – Twelve lessons including Herbs in History and Herbals Through the Ages, and extensive Materia Medica, Ancient Herbalism, Herbal Foods, the Ecological Garden, Aromatherapy, a source list, a 150-ailment/herb chart, and a bibliography. Course Materials include: Three full-sized textbooks and booklets, about 2,800 pages total. Each lesson includes a Study Guide, which the student completes, and returns for review. Each student keeps an Herbal Experiment Diary and a Plant Herbarium (photographic or pressed), which are presented periodically. A final term paper will complete the work.
NM 509: 20 credits