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School of Medicinal Herbalism

School of Medicinal Herbalism

Medicinal Herbalism is a system based on the use of plants or plant extracts that may be eaten or applied to the body.

The requirements for our programs equal or exceed those of regionally accredited U.S. Colleges and Universities.
 
 
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Certificate

Homotoxicology

Homotoxicology Certificate Program

 

12 Credit Hours

$65/per Credit Hour - Total Tuition: $780 - Monthly Payment Plans Available

Courses and Descriptions

 

  • HOMOTOXICOLOGY I – Introduction: Homotoxicology is an approach to healing that integrates the principles of homeopathy and naturopathic medicine. Homotoxicology came to the forefront about 50 years ago, made popular by the Germans, and has now spread throughout the world, and gaining strength in the United States. This form of medical treatment may involve certain herbals and other forms of medicine. In Part I you will learn about the various homotoxicological remedies that will detoxify the human body, as well as how to use homeopathic remedies, tablets, oral drops, topical solutions, inhalation, and synergistic compounds. 4 CREDIT HOURS

  • HOMOTOXICOLOGY II - You will learn about thousands of toxic chemicals, exogenous toxins, pollution, toxins that are absorbed through the air. Other toxins are discussed and how they are absorbed into the human body through synthetic chemicals, food, water, bacteria, viruses, and allopathic drug residue. Endogenous toxins also are important; they are produced inside the body from lactic acid, adrenaline, histamine, antigen-antibody complexes, nutrient deficiencies, psychological stressors, and emotional traumas. You will learn also about the “Phrases of Development” and how these elements penetrate the body. 4 CREDIT HOURS

  • HOMOTOXICOLOGY III – You will become involved in this part with treatment. There are many conditions that may be treated with homeopathic and naturopathic [and even allopathic] homotoxicology. You will learn to access the level at which toxins penetrated the client’s body and learn to design treatment plans that will bring about change for the better in a client’s condition. Learn to recognize acute conditions and chronic conditions. Also, you will learn bout detoxification and connective tissue activation, and the remedies that will change the course of many diseases. Complementary approaches are also learned and how to treat underlying imbalances in the body so that the body’s natural defense system may begin functioning properly to bring about healing. 4 CREDIT HOURS

Masters

Master of Science in Medicinal Herbalism (M.Sc.)

Mainstream medicine has overlooked the value and health benefits of herbs. This degree is in much demand and will help familiarize one with hundreds of herbal remedies and their scientific uses in humans. A student will learn how to use herbs for different human maladies and learn the differences in the various herbs found on different continents. Many kinds of herbs, safety measures, and their uses will be explored, such as Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Native American herbs, and South American herbals.
   
Course Title   Credit Hours
     
Health Improvement-Herbal-Lifestyles* 
Principles of Digestion 
Microbiology I
Detoxification 
Herbology I 
Herbology II
Herbal Healing I (Study of Common Disorders and Herbal Remedies) 
Herbal Healing II (Study of Common Disorders and Herbal Remedies) 
Anatomy & Physiology I 
Anatomy & Physiology II 
Stress Management* 
Mental Conditions and Nutritional Therapy 
Dissertation (Thesis) Two (2) theses of 5,000 words each – total 10,000 words.
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Total Credit Hours   44
Master of Science in Medicinal Herbalism    
* Course may be substituted for an elective.    

Doctorate

Doctor of Medicinal Herbalism (M.H.D.) (Pharmacognosy)

Many people have a keen interest in botanical medicine; however, due to various legal or personal reasons, they do not wish to become clinical practitioners of such.

This degree program is designed for people who wish to become apothecaries or pharmacists of botanical medicines.

Upon graduation, the individual would be qualified to consult or operate a formulary and dispensary serving the holistic health community.

 
     
* Course may be substituted for an elective.    

 

Course Title

Credit Hours

Introduction to Botanical Medicines

3

Biology - The Science of Life

2

Microbiology

3

Planting, Farming, & Harvesting of Herbal Medicines

3

Fundamentals of Pharmacognosy & Phytotherapy

3

*Herbal Medicine (Animals)

3

Infusions, Decoctions, & Tinctures

3

*Elective

3

Creams, Poultices, Slaves, & Ointments

2

Botanical Homeopathy

3

Pharmacological—Botanical Interactions

3

The pH Balance

3

*Cancer

2

Addiction Treatments

3

Practicum

3

Advanced Medical Terminology

3

The Science & Practice of Herbal Medicine I

3

The Science & Practice of Herbal Medicine II

3

PDR for Nutritional Supplements I

3

PDR for Nutritional Supplements II

3

Flower Essences & Essential Oils

3

PDR for Herbal Medicines I

3

PDR for Herbal Medicines II

3

Medical Herbalism

3

Immunology

3

*Elective

2

*Healing Foods

2

Dissertation—(Thesis) Three (3) theses of 5,000 words each – total 15,000 words.

3

Total Credit Hours

80