Three Weekend Intensive: Advanced Topics in Herbal Medicine

This series of workshops addresses topics geared for people who have previous training and experience in healing and working with herbs. It is ideally geared to students who have completed the 9 Month Foundations of Herbal Medicine course through our school. It is also open to herb students and instructors from other schools.“Flagstaff essential oil” “Flagstaff essential oils” “Flagstaff aromatherapy” “Prescott essential oil” “Prescott essential oils” “Prescott aromatherapy” “Sedona essential oil” “Sedona essential oils” “Sedona aromatherapy” “Phoenix essential oil” “Phoenix essential oils” “Phoenix aromatherapy” “Las Vegas essential oil” “Las Vegas essential oils” “Las Vegas aromatherapy”

Topics Presented:
Cardiovascular Health
*Supporting a healthy heart v treating disease
*The role of cortisol, inflammation and blood sugar
*Understanding the concept of “Deficient Blood” and when to use blood tonics
*Using herbs for the emotional and spiritual heart
*Heart tonics in TCM, Ayurveda and Western Herbalism
*Flavonoids and the circulatory system

Brain, Memory and Cognitive Health
*Introduction to the anatomy & physiology of the brain
*Understanding healthy brain function in the modern world
*Materia medica of nootropics – herbs and supplements that support healthy brain function
* Use & abuse of nootropics
*Beyond herbs: holistic approaches to brain health

Pain
*The TCM view of pain
*The physiology and causes of pain
*Other therapies to use in addition to herbs
*Materia medica categories
*How to build an herbal formula for pain

Inflammation
*Understanding what inflammation is and its role in healing the body
*Important differences between acute & chronic inflammation
*Causes of systemic inflammation
*Managing v resolving inflammation
*The role of oxidative stress in inflammation
*Healing potential of micronutrients
*Materia medica

“Flagstaff essential oil” “Flagstaff essential oils” “Flagstaff aromatherapy” “Prescott essential oil” “Prescott essential oils” “Prescott aromatherapy” “Sedona essential oil” “Sedona essential oils” “Sedona aromatherapy” “Phoenix essential oil” “Phoenix essential oils” “Phoenix aromatherapy” “Las Vegas essential oil” “Las Vegas essential oils” “Las Vegas aromatherapy”

Leaky Gut Syndrome (LGS)
*Understanding the science and physiology of LGS
*Common causes of LGS
*Food intolerances and inflammation
*The role of digestion in auto-immune conditions
*Working with the leaky gut client
*Pre & Pro-biotics
*Ayurvedic and TCM views of digestion and LGS
*Materia medica categories

Sweeteners and Sugar
*Botany and the chemistry of carbohydrates
*The Ayurvedic and TCM views of sweet
*Energetics of various sweeteners
*Pro & Con of various sweeteners
*5 reasons why people crave sweets and ways to address cravings

Metabolic Syndrome
*Normal and abnormal functioning of blood sugar and insulin
*Long term effects of elevated blood sugar on health
*Causes of elevated blood sugar
*Role of Metabolic Syndrome in inflammation and heart disease
*5 essential steps to working with the Metabolic Syndrome client

When: This program meets over three different weekends:
January12-13
January 26-27
February 9-10

Time: 9:00 – 3:30

Where: Near Flagstaff, Arizona

Cost: $495 for the three weekend program.
A early bird discounted price of $445 is available if payment is made in full by November 1, 2018.

After you have contacted the school and been accepted into this program, click the button below to pay for the course.

Click the button below to pay the early bird price of $445 before November 1, 2018.

Click the button below to pay the regular price for this program after November 1, 2018.

Pre-requisites are required for attendance in this course. Interested students need to contact the school prior to registering.

 

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