Herb Drug Nutrient Interaction

Review the biological interaction between plant-­based therapies (herbs) and nutritional supplements with modern pharmaceutical drugs, and learn any possible contraindications between the three.

25+ Video Lessons
7 Lessons
7 Quizzes
Final Exam
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Description

In Herb-Drug-Nutrient Interaction, you will be introduced to 74 herbs and foods that are discussed in detail with consideration to their interaction with conventional drugs.

Knowing and being aware of any potential interactions between herbs and/or foods, nutritional supplements, and pharmaceutical drugs is imperative as a clinical herbal practitioner who wishes to work with clients, or to the home herbalist who desires to have confidence in supporting friends and family with herbal skills safely.

You will learn both known herb-to-drug interactions as well as theoretical interactions for herbs and foods, from Alfalfa, Aloe, American Ginseng to Turmeric, Tea, Valerian and Yohimbe.

Is This Course For Me?

This course may be taken individually as an elective by anyone who wants to augment their herbal clinical knowledge-whether for personal use or in a clinical application.

This course is a mandatory course for (and bundled into) the Master Herbalist Diploma Program.

1. Pharmacokinetic Interactions
2. Absorption
3. Distribution
4. Metabolism
5. Elimination
6. Pharmacodynamic Interaction
7. Teratogenic Herbs

Credits: 6 classroom hours

Upon completion of this course, you will learn pharmacokinetic interactions: aka the fluctuation in bioavailability of herb/nutrient/drug substances in the body as a result of changes in absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination.

You will learn both known herb-to-drug interactions as well as theoretical interactions for 74 herbs and foods, from Alfalfa, Aloe, American Ginseng to Valerian and Yohimbe.

Herb Drug Nutrient Interaction

Meet your Instructor

Meet your Herb-Drug-Nutrient instructor:  Dr. Terry Willard, PhD, Cl.H.

Dr. Terry Willard founded Wild Rose College in 1979 and has been in private clinical practice for almost 40 years.

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Dr. Terry Willard, PhD

Dr. Terry Willard PhD, Cl.H. is the founder & former director of Wild Rose Herbal College, and has been in clinical practice for almost 40 years.

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