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Actions of Herbs – A Basic Skill to Master to Become an Effective Herbalist

April 17, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Actions of Herbs – A Basic Skill to Master to Become an Effective Herbalist

Jillian Stansbury, ND

A solid grasp of the “actions” of herbs is foundational to using herbs effectively. Dr. Stansbury will help beginning herbal clinicians develop their working lists of the best anti-microbials for various tissues, the best anti-spasmodics for various tissues, the best nervines, vulneraries, carminatives and so on. You will receive a good foundation in traditional herbal material medica, vocabulary and important therapeutic actions.

Learning Objective

  1. Gain a working knowledge of therapeutic vocabulary unique to herbal medicine such as carminative, diaphoretic, tonic, alterative, adaptogenm rubefacient, and counter irritant.
  2. Review the main actions desired for the major body organ systems including musculoskeletal, renal, hepatic, digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, urinary, immune, nervous, endocrine, and dermatologic systems.
  3. Receive suggestions on 2-3 leading material medica options for each organ system such an antimicrobials, antispasmodics, astringents diuretics, cholagogue, immune-modulator etc.

NDNR readers can save $100 off series price by using coupon code NDNR100.

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April 17, 2013
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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