BO3114 Herbal Preparations
This course presents the pharmacy of herbal medicine where the focus is on preparations from plants to products. This is a medicine-making lab. Students participate hands-on in the making of preparations for internal and topical use, including infusions and decoctions, tinctures and other extracts, creams and ointments, compresses, poultices, suppositories, and more. Local plant identification and harvesting techniques and practices are incorporated.