Herbal Medicine

Total classroom hours: 38

Description: The understanding and practical use of herbal medicine is explored. We use a western, clinical, physiological, and biochemical model, along with a traditional herbal approach to differentiate what remedies are most appropriate for different types of people and their symptoms. The student also has the opportunity in class to taste herbal teas and liquid extracts, visit an herbal extraction lab, and take an herb identification walk in the beautiful New Mexico Mountains.

Listen in: Robert Stevens describes herbal medicine, “Part of the early practice of nature cure.”—

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