Topics in Herbalism I

Introduction to the broad field of herbalism through the eyes of a clinical and community herbalist, a survey course in multiple format (lecture, experiential, indoor, outdoor), topics including historical overview; comparison of major health models of allopathy and holism, introduction to diverse herbal-based health models (Western, Asian, Indigenous), in depth information on medicinal plants, plant ID, gathering/growing/preparation skills, diverse tools of an herbalist, food as medicine; ethics, politics, and legalities of herbalism.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Animal Sciences
Sustainability Studies
Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation
Environmental Studies
Plant, Soil & Insect Science
Natural Resources Conservation
Natural Science
Regional Planning
Number: 
STOCKSCH 281
Semester: 
Summer 2018
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 to Friday, May 25, 2018
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