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15 Lessons
15 Quizzes
Final Exam
FREE PDF Version of Textbook of Advanced Herbology
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Herbology Advanced

Herbology Advanced

It may seem that herbal enthusiasm is a recent fad. However, decades of scientific research on plants, and the insights drawn from many cultures from around the world, have led to greater awareness that botanical medicine is a safer, and less expensive health care. The World Health Organization notes that over 80% of the world’s population use traditional healing as a primary form of medical care. North America is simply returning to a form of medicine which it set aside three generations ago. The roots of herbal medicine are still vital.

What are the origins of the interest in herbal medicine? One is desire for greater involvement in one’s health followed by a desire to use less expensive, more preventive methods. There is a greater comfort with natural substances over those that seem remote and artificial.

Whether it is a soothing cup of Chamomile tea before bedtime on up to advanced extracts created to assist the human immune system, as we shall see in this course, botanical medicines should not be underrated or overestimated. Clearly, the public will demand even more knowledge of us in the future and you can get it here.

PDF Version of Textbook of Advanced Herbology, by Terry Willard, included in course fee.

Please note: Printed course materials cannot be delivered to PO Boxes. No refunds will be issued on the sale of printed course materials. Extra charges apply to shipments outside Canada. Please email [email protected] for more info on shipping outside of Canada.

  1. Introduction
  2. A Foundation in Chemistry
  3. Carbohydrates
  4. Glycosides
  5. Organic Acids, Aromatic Acids, Tannins
  6. Lipids
  7. Volatile Oils
  8. Resins
  9. Terpenoids, Sterols, Cardiac, Glycosides, Phorphyrins
  10. Alkaloids
  11. Quality Control and Product Manufacturing

This course is mandatory/foundation course for all our Diploma Programs.

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