Manufacturing & Dispensing Herbal Medicines

Herbal Medicine

Learning how to convert raw plants to medicines is a wonderful journey and offers the herbalist extraordinary opportunities.  The information contained in this course is unique as it covers many subjects that form the foundation of learning.

Subjects covered in the course are:

  • Common terminology
  • Regulations
  • Why make your own medicines
  • Advantages of making your own herbal medicines
  • Herbal preparations
  • Active constituents
  • Extraction of active constituents
  • Selecting the extraction process
  • Solvents
  • Selecting a solvent / types of solvents
  • Advantages and disadvantages of the types of solvents
  • Active constituents and their solubility with various solvents
  • The herb supply
  • Wild crafting
  • Growing, harvesting and drying
  • Manufacturing guidelines
  • Preparations in common use in clinical practice
  • Internal preparations: Infusions, Decoctions, Tincture
  • External Preparations: Ointment & Creams, Poultice, Salves
  • Other preparations: i.e. Inhalations, Shampoo, Soap

Booking Options:
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Course Information

Investment: This course is currently FREE when you enrol in either the Practising Certificate in Herbal Medicine for Equine or Companion Pets
Payment Plan: N/A
Course Dates: Course Commences On Enrolment.
Course Duration: Course is to be completed within 12 months part time from enrolment
Delivery Mode: Distance Education
Prerequisites:  Certificate in Herbal Medicine approved by the college
Assessment: Make six (6) products and send to College for assessment.
Course Materials All course materials are included in the course
Accreditation:   N/A