HHP111 - Introduction to Herbology

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Subject Title
Introduction to Herbology

Subject Description
The use of plants in treating illness and symptoms has been documented for five thousand years. In this subject students learn the fundamentals of herbalism, the different classification of herbs and how to use and prepare herbs and herbal remedies. They also explore the use of herbal formulations for health promotion and for the treatment of common health conditions.The herbal materia medica will be presented within a holistic context, connecting ancient wisdom to modern knowledge.

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Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Discuss the medicinal use of plants and how to prepare and use the remedies.

2. Understand and use several herbs with significant therapeutic or medicinal qualities.

3. Participate in the preparation of the herbs for food or medicine.

4. Use the herbs safely and appropriately for the improvement of health.

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