Plant Medicine I (PLM221q) 2 credit hours

This course covers techniques for utilizing plants in health care including identifying and harvesting herbs; engaging in hands-on preparation of teas (infusions and decoctions) and tinctures using both scientific and folk methods; glycerites; and vinegars. Students begin to build a plant monograph book – choosing a specific plant to study and sharing information with each other. Includes an herb walk and field trip. We highly recommend that you complete our Introduction to Healing Systems course before taking Plant Medicine I.