Herbal Identification and Dosing

CBOT414

This course builds in the knowledge and skills students gain in CBOT331/332 Materia Medica by providing more comprehensive hands-on experience identifying raw TCM herbal medicinals and determining safe and effective dosages. Students apply the five senses to develop effective skills of herbal identification of the most commonly used herbs of the Chinese Materia Medica in western practice. Students should take this course alongside CBOT331/332 or after.

Students may order and purchase a herbal identification kit from the college. The kit includes approximately 230 required herbs.

Prerequisites: CBOT331 or concurrent enrolment    Semester: Winter    Credits: 3    Hours: 45