Herbal Medicine For Womens Health
An introduction to the female reproductive system. We will look at the anatomy - form and function - common complaints of the female reproductive system and how some simple dietary measures, lifestyle and medicinal herbs can be used to prevent health problems and also to treat imbalances and illnesses if they occur.
Who is this course for
For the who have some background knowledge of working with medicinal plants in tea form - infusions and decoctions. Some previous experience of attending herbal workshops or courses is desirable.
What does this course cover
A brief look at the anatomy of the female reproductive system. Common conditions that affect female health. We will look at herbal, dietary and lifestyle strategies for managing PMS, painful periods and menopause.
Students should be able to choose an appropriate herb for one specific complaint female health and be able to describe how to make a simple herbal preparation by the end of the course.
What will it be like
The methods of teaching and learning include formal teaching, questions and answers, brainstorming, discussion, group and pair work and some individual work.
A handouts will be provided at the end of the session.
Students are assessed informally through observation, their level of questioning and an-swering, and through feedback.
What else do you need to buy or do
A cup for tea tasting, a herbal reference book, notebook & pen
What this course could lead to
Beginners and or Body Systems and Herbs at the centre, other herbal courses and workshops, Diet and Nutrition and other complementary health courses
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
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