2011-12 Catalog

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Offering Description

Medicinal Botany: An Introduction

Fall 2011 quarter

Marja Eloheimo ethnobotany, environmental and cultural anthropology, plant studies
Fields of Study
botany, cultural studies, environmental studies and health
Preparatory for studies or careers in
botany and botanical medicine, education, environmental studies, cultural studies, health-related fields
In this 6-credit course, students will gain an introduction to medicinal plants with a focus on plant identification and morphology (botany), medicinal concepts and practices (botanical medicine), botanical art, and working with plants in the Longhouse Ethnobotanical Garden. Students will also explore selected topics such as cultural approaches to herbalism, experience/research, medicine making, body systems, seasonal health, and ethnobotanical garden care. Activities include lectures, workshops, reading, seminar, and projects. This course is appropriate for students with interests in botany, environmental studies, health, cultural studies and botanical medicine.
Advertised Schedule
9:30a-5:30p Sat, 9:30a-12:30p Sun (Oct. 1-2, 15-16, 29-30, Nov. 12-13, 19-20)
Online Learning
Hybrid Online Learning < 25% Delivered Online
Greener Store
Required Fees
$35 for workshop supplies
Offered During