A materia medica, or the materials of medicine, is a vital part of any herbologists arsenal and in this course you will learn how to create a materia medica for both personal and professional use.
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The study of individual herbs is a core subject in any herbology course. Contemporary courses on this subject follow a superficial theoretical approach. This course encourages a practical ‘hands-on’ approach called ‘plant journaling’ to acquiring a working knowledge of herbs.
This course is intended for the serious hobbyist – and for aspiring and professional herbologists – who want to use a systematic approach to acquiring a working knowledge of individual herbs.
There are no prerequisites for participation in this course. Doing Basic Botany for Herbologists, or a similar basic botany course, either before or concurrently is recommended.
Upon completion of Plant Journaling for Family Herbalists you will be able to:
- Apply the Plant Journaling System to record and classify herbology information.
- Adapt the Plant Journaling System to suit your own individual needs.
- Compile your own Family Herbal (materia medica), consisting of detailed scientific herb monographs, for personal and professional use.
- Select reliable sources of herbology information.
No Class Venues to Attend
This being a distance learning (online digital delivery) program there are no classes or lectures to attend at a distant venue. No time wasted in traffic and no time wasted travelling. You access all your learning material via the internet and you do the class in the comfort of your home or office.
Work At Your Own Pace
Because there are no real-time classes to attend you can start the course today or any other day that suits you. And you get to decide the pace you’ll work at.
This online course is a fully-fledged distance learning program with tutor support, designed to help you start working on your own materia medica.