Duration: 2 hours
All kinds of chemical compounds occur in plants. Some are toxic, some may be toxic in high quantities, and others may be required in high concentrations to be of any use. The knowledge of these chemicals, and an understanding of what effect they may have, is imperative for herbalists. With this course you will learn the main chemical compounds found in medicinal herbs (primary and secondary metabolites), terminology, and the effects in the human body.
Please note: Course notes are provided in PDF format for your convenience and can be downloaded to print or view on your device.