Herbal Medicine

This course offers an introduction to the use of food, herbs, and other natural remedies to experience vital health. Students learn to make a few simple herbal preparations, and discuss herb safety and proper dosages. Topics include herbal history, food as medicine, reproductive health, emotional health, children's health, addictions, psychoactive plants, aromatherapy, color therapy, feng shui, and careers in natural medicine. The class has an East-West approach and enables students to use plants and other natural therapies for their own health as well as for helping others.
Course Number: PSYB209
Units: 3.0