These courses are to aid you in your understanding of herbs that heal the body.
This course weaves history and folklore together with scientific
research on over 50 herbs recorded in the Bible. It also includes
artistic renditions of many of the plants. The author discusses the
benefits of herbs in both medicine and cooking.
Textbook: Herbs of the Bible by James Duke, Ph.D.
This course presents advanced concepts in herbal healing techniques. Topics include the study of over 100 common herbs, herbal preparations, and the application of herbs to over 730 diseases and disorders.
Textbook: Natural Remedies Encyclopedia by Vance Ferrell and Edgar Archibold, M.D.
This course explores the thousands of safe, natural remedies that lie untapped in jungles, forests, and herbal gardens throughout the world. America’s foremost authority on medicinal plants and herbs, James A. Duke, Ph.D., shares his knowledge of these hidden reserves of healing power.
Textbook: The Green Pharmacy by James A. Duke, Ph.D.
This course presents a practical approach by helping students learn how actually collect and store herbs and make lifestyle changes by using herbs in recipes, and in health issues.
Textbook: The Shepherd’s Purse by Max G. Barlow
This course provides an advanced, comprehensive treatise on herbs, including over 100 herbal preparations and their applications to a broad spectrum of health conditions.
Textbook: Advanced Treatise on Herbology by E. Shook, D.C., N.D.
This course introduces a category of herbs referred to as Adaptogens whose properties are associated with the ability to help the body cope more effectively with stress. Specifically, adaptogens recharge the adrenal glands, which are the body's nominal mechanism for responding to stress and emotional changes. Adaptogens support normal metabolic processes, restore balance and counteract the effects of stress on the human body.
Textbook: Adaptogens: Herbs for Strength, Stamina, and Stress Relief by David Winston and Steven Maimes.
As the title states, this book is an authoritative book of herbs and their uses in medicine. The book summarizes the history of herbal medicine and gives an indexed profile of over 550 plants.
Textbook: Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine by Andrew Chevalier, FNIMH
This course helps you gain an understanding of how and why essential oils work and how to apply and use them better and more effectively.
Textbook: The Chemistry of Essential Oils by David Stewart, Ph.D., D.N.M.