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Herbalism 1: The Development, Forms and Energetics of Herbal Therapy, Part 2 (WS)

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In an effort to support everyone's health and well-being, this course will be held as an interactive web-cast session via ZOOM. Students will have ample opportunity to participate, ask questions, and connect with one another in this virtual delivery method.

Since time immemorial, herbs have been used to influence the mind, spirit, and emotions. Indeed, various herbs can significantly affect the nervous system in particular ways, including even by modulating hormones and neurotransmitters. Used appropriately, these herbs, called “nervines,” can often provide a safe alternative to the pharmaceutical antidepressants and anti-anxiety meds so frequently prescribed. Nervines often also influence the muscles, helping to relax and soothe them. You will learn the most appropriate herbs for the various conditions and situations that can impact the mind, spirit, and neuromuscular system. This class expands on the focuses on Western Herbalism, specifically herbs used in Native-American medicine, British herbalism, Physio-medicalism, and Eclecticism.You could take individual classes or register for the Herbalsim Certificate. 

Pre-requisite: The Development, Forms and Energetics of Herbal Therapy, Part One.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Online - with instructor led chat sessions

Matthew Alfs 

CEUs : 0.25



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  • This class will be delivered as an interactive web-cast session via ZOOM.
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    Registration Closes On
    Wednesday, March 3, 2021 @ 11:59 PM

    Schedule Information

    Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
    3/3/2021 - 3/3/2021 Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Normandale (Bloomington), Online - with instructor led chat sessions  Map, Room: Online - with instructor led chat sessions Matthew Alfs 

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