FUNDAMENTALS OF HERBAL MEDICINE
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Australian Herbal Medicine Lessons from ASOHM
Lesson 1 — Fundamentals of Herbal Medicine and Herbal Healing
- Learn about herbal medicine and herbal healing.
- Identification, growing and collection of herbs.
- Drying and manufacture of herbal products.
- A brief review of herbal medicine and medical herbalism through the ages.
- Herbal contribution to the development of modern ages.
- Current importance of herbs to much of the world’s population.
- An examination of present scientific investigation of herbal medicines.
- The difference between pharmaceutical drugs and herbs.
- The difference between homeopathic medicines and herbs.
- A brief summary of the basic herbology course and its aims.
- The use of herbs by the lay person.
- Cautions on the collection of plants.
- The treatment of physical complaints which require professional advice.