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Study Medicinal Herbs Short course- a great start for a new career or for those who want know about herbal medicine for their family


If you are curious about using herbs for medicinal purposes, the Medicinal Herbs short course will provide you with a great place to start. This self-guided course leads you through the different chemical components that herbs contain and their effects on the human body.

This self guided course covers the following areas- getting to know medicinal herbs, the chemicals in medicinal herbs and their effect on the human body, the different ways in which herbs are used for medicinal purposes, a guide of over 50 herbs and different ways in which you can find work or make business opportunities using medicinal herbs.

There are optional activities that you can complete along the way to learn more about the topic, including both practical and research activities.

Course Lessons

1. Introduction The Nature and Scope of Medicinal Herbs
  • What Are They?
  • Uses of Medicinal Herbs
  • The Evolution of Medicinal Herbs
  • The Scope of Medicinal Herbs

2. Chemicals in Herbs and Their Effects on the Body

  • Terms Used To Describe Medicinal Effects of Herbs
  • Types of Chemicals found in Medicinal Herbs
  • Other Terms Describing Medicinal Herbs

3. Ways Herbs Are Used

  • Different Applications
  • Medicinal Uses
  • Some Important Points

  4. Methods of Preparing Herbs for Use

  • How to Make Herbal Tea
  • How to Make Herbal Decoctions
  • How to Make Herbal Ointments

5. Directory of Medicinal Herbs

  •  Agrimonia eupatoria
  • Allium sativum
  • Aloe vera
  • Alpinia galanga
  • Angelica archangelica
  •  Armoracia rusticana
  • Asparagus officinalis
  • Asperula odorata (syn. Galium odoratum)
  • Betula spp.
  • Calendula officinalis
  •  Cannabis sativa
  • Capsicum annum
  • Citrus limonum
  • Echinacea purpurea
  • Elettaria cardamomum
  • Eucalyptus spp.
  • Ficus carica
  • Foeniculum vulgare
  • Glycyrrhiza glabra
  • Humulus lupulus
  • Hyssopus officinalis
  • Lavandula angustifolia (syn. L. officinalis)
  • Levisticum officinale
  • Linum usitatissimum
  • Matricaria recutita (syn M. chamomilla)
  •  Melaleuca alternifolia
  • Melissa officinaliS
  •  Mentha x piperita
  • Mentha pulegium
  • Mentha spicata (syn. M. viridis)
  • Oenothera biennis
  • Origanum vulgare
  • Panax quinquefolius
  • Papaver orientale
  • Petroselinum crispum (syn. P. sativum)
  • Pimpinella anisum
  • Rheum palmatum
  • Ribes rubrum
  •  Rosmarinus officinalis
  • Rubus idaeus
  • Ruta graveolens
  •  Salix alba
  •  Salvia officinalis
  •  Sanguisorba officinalis
  • Satureja hortensis
  • Symphytum officinale
  •  Taraxacum officinae
  • Thymus vulgaris
  • Ulmus rubra (syn. Ulmus fulva)
  • Valeriana officinalis
  •  Vanilla aromaticaZingiber officinale

6. Working with Medicinal Herbs

  • Selling Medicinal Plants: Opportunities
  • Where to Market Herb Products
  • Processing Concerns
  • Starting a Herb Business
  • Planning
  • Preparing a Business Plan for a Herb Farm or Nursery
  • Production Requirements


How do our short courses work?

  • You may enrol any time of day or night;
  • Start studying immediately or later (as you wish)
  • Configure your study sessions at any length and frequency you wish
  • Work through the course at your own pace
  • Complete the course in as little as 20 hours- or undertake more activities and take longer
  • Help desk -email anytime; emails cleared every workday contact [email protected]
  • Automated self assessment tests pop up at the end of each lesson. You can attempt these as many times as you wish; and each time, upon completion, you can see your results
  • At the end of the whole course, you are presented with a major automated examination which can be attempted online, anywhere, anytime.
  • If you achieve a 60% pass in the exam; you immediately receive a downloadable certificate of completion with your name on it.


Who is this course for?

  • For personal/professional development
  • For those interested in enhancing their business or career
  • Students (increase your knowledge of herbs)
  • Anyone that is interested in learning about natural medicine


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