Course curriculum

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    Course Introduction

    • Herbal First Aid Course - Step 1

    • How to Submit Assignments with Slack

    • Video: Welcome to the Herbal First Aid course (1:44)

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    Herbal First Aid Certification

    • Welcome - List of Subjects and Handouts

    • Requirements

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    1 - Herbal First Aid in a Remote Setting

    • Lecture Part 1 - Introduction to the Topics (6:22)

    • Lecture Part 2 - Difference between Pharma and Herbs: Constituents (12:11)

    • Lecture Part 3 - Difference between Pharma and Herbs: Tissue Support (4:56)

    • Lecture Part 4 - Difference between Pharma and Herbs: Tissue Support (2) (1:44)

    • Lecture Part 5 - Difference between Pharma and Herbs: Direct Effects (8:32)

    • Lecture 6 - Difference between Pharma and Herbs: Indirect Effects (5:57)

    • Lecture Part 7 - Administration, Preparation, Toxicity and Dosage (11:54)

    • Handout: Lecture Slides

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    2 - Herbs for Common Health Issues

    • Video: Common Health Issues - Type 2 Diabetes (6:46)

    • Video: Common Health Issues - Hypertension (9:49)

    • Video: Common Health Issues - Asthma (11:38)

    • Video: Common Health Issues - Cardiovascular Disease (6:03)

    • Video: Common Health Issues - Osteoarthritis (11:51)

    • Video: Common Health Issues - GERD (6:12)

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    3 - Herbal Nervines

    • Video: Nervines (7:20)

    • PDF Handout: Nervine Chart

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    4 - Field Plant Walks Part 1

    • Video: Algerita (5:13)

    • Video: Lantana (5:09)

    • Video: Yarrow (5:07)

    • Video: Ball Moss (2:53)

    • Video: Elder (5:34)

    • Video: Honeysuckle (8:22)

    • Video: Houttuynia (7:16)

    • Video: Isatis (8:47)

    • Video: Juniper (8:37)

    • Video: Mexican Hat (3:17)

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    5 - Herbal Demos

    • Video: Formulas, Formulation and Protocols (11:23)

    • Demonstration: Making a Mallow Infusion Part 1 (1:50)

    • Demonstration: Making a Mallow Infusion Part 2 (1:13)

    • Demonstration: Making a Mallow Infusion Part 3 (46 sec)

    • Demonstration: Making a Mallow Infusion Part 4 (51 sec)

    • Demonstration: Making a Mallow Infusion Part 5 (1:16)

    • Demonstration: Making a Mallow Infusion Part 6 (2:55)

    • Demonstration: Making a Mallow Infusion Part 7 (57 sec)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 1 (2:55)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 2 (58 sec)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 3 (1:55)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 4 (31 sec)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 5 (26 sec)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 6 (2:42)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 7 (1:07)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 8 (2:15)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 9 (1:23)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 10 (49 sec)

    • Demonstration: Making a Percolation Tincture Part 11 (1:40)

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    6 - Field Plant Walks Part 2

    • Video: Desert SW - Oregon Grape (4:52)

    • Video: Desert SW - Oak (1:42)

    • Video: Oak (5:08)

    • Video - Desert SW - Gooseberry (1:49)

    • Video: Desert SW - Pinon (4:41)

    • Video: Poke & Cleavers (8:45)

    • Video: Yerba Mansa (2:18)

    • Video: Yucca (5:01)

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    Herbal First Aid Resources

    • Handout: The Herbal Medic - Field Manual

    • Handout: Top 25 Herbs to Consider for Post-Disaster

    • First Aid and Herbal First Aid Gear, Materia Medica and Formulas

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    7 - Herbal Wound Management Part 1

    • A note about this section ....

    • Lecture 1 - Physiology of the skin (1:21)

    • Lecture 2 - Immune System & Inflammation (9:09)

    • Lecture 3 - Herbal Bug Bite Care (2:36)

    • Lecture 4 - Administration Methods for the Mucosa (5:02)

    • Lecture 5 - Oral Administration & Tincture Poultices (5:47)

    • Lecture 6 - Dressings & Bandages (5:05)

    • Lecture 7 - Role of Food in Wound Healing (4:28)

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    8 - Herbal Wound Management Part 2

    • Lecture 8 - Herbal Snake Bite Care (2:40)

    • Lecture 9 - Eye Injuries (6:05)

    • Lecture 10 - Green Coffee Tinture for Snake Bites (2:19)

    • Lecture 11 - Wound Vaccuum & Exudate (8:31)

    • Lecture 12 - Hyperbaric Chambers for Tissue Healing (5:15)

    • Lecture 13 - Collagen (3:39)

    • Lecture 14 - Andographis & Lyme (11:30)

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    9 - The Herbal First Aid Kit

    • 1 - Pack within a pack (4:20)

    • 2 - First Aid Trauma Supplies (1:55)

    • 3 - The Herbs (4:41)

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    10 - Herbal Plaster Project

    • 1 - Herbs for Making a Plaster (3:03)

    • 2 - Raw Honey in an Herbal Plaster (3:34)

    • 3 - Mixing the Herbal Plaster (4:05)

    • 4 - Herbal Plaster Consistency (4:05)

    • 5 - Herbal Plster Application (3:53)