ST-Topics in Herbalism

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subject Name: 
Stockbridge Sch of Agriculture
Course Number: 
297J
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Introduction to the broad field of herbalism through the eyes of a clinical and community herbalist, a survey course in multiple format (lecture, experiential, indoor, outdoor), topics including historical overview; comparison of major health models of allopathy and holism, introduction to diverse herbal-based health models (Western, Asian, Indigenous), in depth information on medicinal plants, plant ID, gathering/growing/preparation skills, diverse tools of an herbalist, food as medicine; ethics, politics, and legalities of herbalism.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
74810

Course Sections

ST-Topics in Herbalism
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 2.0 Christopher Marano TH 4:00PM 6:00PM