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ITP 1600 - Herbal Medicine



Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Description: This introductory course welcomes students of all levels and majors who are interested in learning about medicinal herbs.  The class begins with a review of the history of herb use, Federal Drug Administration regulation, herb preparations, and potential actions of plant chemicals in the body.  For each bodily system, lectures and readings will cover herbs traditionally used to benefit that system and to modulate specific ailments, including summary statements of scientific evidence for efficacy and safety.



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