Ayurvedic Herbs and Spices

AYU211

This course examines the cultural context of various herbs and spices employed in Traditional Ayurvedic Medicine and their modern uses in present day nutritional practices. Students gain an understanding of the energetic constituents and applications of herbs and spices, both as food and as medicine, for the purposes of maintenance, detoxification, antidoting, healing and rejuvenation.

Prerequisites: AYU201    Semester: Fall    Credits: 3    Hours: 45