- £29 for a master herbalist diploma (85% off)
The syllabus includes:
- History of herbal medicine
- What is a herb?
- Botany - understanding plants
- Biochemistry and chemistry
- Contra-indications and cautions
- Outlines of over 850 herbs and practical work to do
- Herbs of the Bible
- Outline of Chinese medicine
- Outline of Ayurvedic medicine
- Outline of clinical medicine
- How to make compresses, decoctions and tinctures etc.
- Over 60 essential oils and how to use them plus index
- Herbs used in homeopathy and bach remedies
- Flower essences plus index of lessons 23 and 24
- Outline of nutrition, cooking and cultivation of herbs
- Spiritual dimension
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