Herb 302 is the first of a series of herbal materia medica courses, studying each botanical in depth, including its therapeutic actions, active constituents, methods of administration, cautions and contraindications, and current research. Botanicals include a selection from the following therapeutic groups: alterative, demulcent, cathartic, anthelmintic, astringent, and diuretic herbs.
Herb 302 grants credit towards the Master Herbalist Diploma and the Herbal Medicine major for the Associates of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine (AASCAM).
This course is completed over 16 weeks. Minimum study time recommended is 9 hours per week.