In Herbal Therapeutics courses, students learn to create customized treatment plans for patients. This includes the use of herbal preparations and diet and lifestyle counselling. Students also learn how to determine the effectiveness of treatment and the limitations of herbal medicine therapeutics within these conditions. The courses draw on the knowledge that students have gained from Anatomy & Physiology, Pathophysiology and their clinical experience. This course must be completed prior to a student enrolling in Herbal Therapeutics II-IV. Herbal Therapeutics I includes the discussion of Digestive, Circulatory, Endocrine and Respiratory therapeutics. This course is most appropriate for students who have completed some clinical training and during their third or fourth semester.
Prerequisites: 6 credits of Materia Medica, BMS201/202 Semester: Fall Credits: 3 Hours: 45