Dr. Terry Willard, founder of Wild Rose College, has studied and taught about plants for over 30 years and is a world renowned herbalist. He weaves entertaining stories of myth, lore, science and more into his lessons, which have been part of his herbalist diploma programs since the 80’s. This course is designed for both the student interested in complimentary medicine as a career and for those who desire this knowledge for personal reasons.
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Evolved health specialists are those who understand–and are immersed within the realms of–plants and herbs. Effective health experts are the professionals who thoroughly understand how to locate or produce, combine, and use healing plant elements. Guest Teacher, Blaine Andrusek, shows how utilizing the best of both sources of knowledge can provide safe and effective natural remedies. Whether you’re looking to treat a common flu, hay fever, or migraine, Andrusek discusses therapeutic uses of many major herbs used in western herbology.
Course offerings include: Herbology I – Introduction, Lesson 1 – Plant Identification and Classification, Lesson 2 – Some Biochemical Mysteries, Lesson 3 – The Digestive System and Tonics, Lesson 4 – Physiology of Blood and Stimulants, Lesson 5 – Elimination and Diaphoretics, Lesson 6 – The Kidneys, the Liver, Renal Function and Diuretics, Lesson 7 – The Respiratory System, Expectorants and Demulcents, Lesson 8 – The Colon, Cathartics and Anthelmintics, Lesson 9 – The Nervous System, Nervines and Antispasmodics, Lesson 10 – The Defense System of the Body, Alteratives and Antiscorbutics, Lesson 11 – The Lymphatic System and Astringents, Lesson 12 – The Reproductive System and Emmenagogues, Lesson 13 – The Endocrine System and Flower Essence Systems, Lesson 14 – Additional Herbs, Lesson 15 – Your Own Herbal Formulations, Drying and Collecting Herbs
The Herbology 1 Course offered with BodyMind Institute is required for the Wild Rose College Master, Clinical, and Wholistic Diploma Programs. For more information on the Diploma Programs, please visit the WRC website, or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Dr. Willard
What kind of magic and mystery do herbalists get up to? The image of pots brewing, cupboards overflowing with roots–like mandrakes from mystical places and self-knowledge–come to mind. But really, how does one make the magical world of plants come alive in everyday life and kitchens?
Dr. Terry Willard, Cl.H., Ph.D. is recognized as one of North America’s leading Clinical Herbalists. For over thirty-five years he has been an active practitioner and teacher, director of the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing, is in the Canadian Health Food Association’s Hall of Fame and is the author of twelve books. Terry’s latest book is Flower Essence: Emotional Alchemy and Spiritual Evolution.
Terry lives on an organic herb farm on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains, outside Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He currently serves as the President of the Alberta Association of Herbal Practitioners, on the Canadian Council of Herbalist Associations and is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild. He has been elected to a three-year term on the Federal Government’s NHP-PAC board to consult on product licensing by the government.
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