Ayurveda and herbal medicine: Science and practice

  • Group Copy 5 7 modules
  • 14 hours
  • £399
Ayurveda and Herbal Medicine

Course overview

A comprehensive online course that delves into the ancient wisdom and modern applications of Ayurveda and herbal medicine. This course covers the foundational principles of Ayurveda, the identification and use of medicinal plants, the preparation of herbal remedies, and the scientific basis for their therapeutic effects. Designed for students, healthcare professionals, and enthusiasts, the course progresses from basic concepts to advanced topics, offering a thorough understanding of the science and practice of herbal medicine within the Ayurvedic framework.

What you’ll learn

  • Introduction to Ayurveda
  • Medicinal plants in Ayurveda
  • Preparation of herbal remedies
  • Therapeutic applications of Ayurvedic herbs
  • Safety, efficacy, and regulation
  • Integration of Ayurveda and herbal medicine in practice
  • Research and future directions in herbal medicine

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, you should have acquired the necessary knowledge which will enable you to:

  • Understand the basic principles and philosophy of Ayurveda.
  • Identify and describe common medicinal plants used in Ayurvedic medicine.
  • Analyse the preparation and formulation of herbal remedies.
  • Evaluate the scientific evidence supporting the use of Ayurvedic herbs.
  • Assess the therapeutic applications of herbal medicine in various health conditions.
  • Discuss the safety, efficacy, and regulatory aspects of herbal medicine.
  • Apply knowledge of Ayurveda and herbal medicine in clinical and wellness practices.

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