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Herbs & Health

Course Number: 10090130
Credits: 2.00

Course Description

10-090-130 HERBS & HEALTH... explore various herbs; their unique properties, role in history, medicine, food and other traditional uses. Examine growing practices, harvest, and preservation. Make organic preparations; i.e., tea, infusions, tinctures, and salves.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

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Course Competencies

  1. Appraise herbal history & cultures
  2. Examine the science behind herbal effects.
  3. Identify major herbs in this region
  4. Characterize necessary herbal growing conditions.
  5. Gather, harvest & store various locally grown herbs
  6. Use appropriate part of herb (flower, leaf, stem, root) to accomplish a goal.
  7. Make a variety of herbal health products.
  8. Explore culinary uses of herbs.
  9. Plan an herbal garden