Basic botany and plant identification are absolutely essential skills in the repertoire of the family herbalist, traditional healer or holistic health practitioner.
This course is intended for people who have little or no botanical background and who want to develop a working knowledge of herbs. It provides a basic introduction to the field of botany, plant naming (nomenclature), plant classification (taxonomy) and external characteristics (morphology) from a herbal medicine perspective.
|Module 1||Basic Botany|
|Unit 1||Download Your Course Materials|
|Unit 2||Week 1 - The Scope and Importance of Botany|
|Unit 3||Week 2 - Introductory Plant Taxonomy|
|Unit 4||Week 3 - Basic Plant Morphology|
|Unit 5||Week 4 - A Primer on Plant Identification|
|Unit 6||Course References:|
|Unit 7||Certificate of Completion|