Course curriculum

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    How to download

    • HMP: Start Here

    • Welcome to the course! READ THIS FIRST!

    • Download Instructions

    • Syllabus - HMP Spring 2021

    • Live Class Schedule/Zoom Link - HMP Spring 2021

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    Week 1 Handouts

    • Resource - Week 1.1 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 1 - Book List

    • Resource - Week 1 - Herbal Medic Basic Week 1 To Know

    • Resource - Week 1.2 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 1 - Equipment, Supplies and Herbs

    • Resource - Week 1 - Herbal First Aid Kit Trauma Formulas and Simples

    • Resource - Week 1 - Herbal First Aid Kit Trauma Formulas and Simples

    • Resource - Week 1 - Materia Medica

    • Resource - Week 1 - Death By Medicine

    • Resource - Week 1 - Freakonomics - Bad Medicine Podcast Links

    • Quiz: Introduction to Herbalism for Beginners

    • Resource-Week 1- Questions

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    Week 1 Course Materials, Part 1

    • Slides for Week 1, Videos A - K

    • Video - W1-1A: Course Introduction, 8:45

    • Video - W1-1B: Course General Subjects, 16:18

    • Video - W1-1C: Herbal Nomenclature, Toxicity & Dosage, 8:12

    • Video - W1-1D: Administering Herbs, Getting Herbs to the tissues, 4:56

    • Video - W1-1E: Vitalism in Herbalism, 4:49

    • Video - W1-1F: Concepts of Health & Healing, 8:06

    • Video - W1-1G: An Example of making an herbal formulation, 11:18

    • Materia Medica Video: W1-1H - Zanthoxylum spp (Prickly Ash), 17:50

    • Materia Medica Video: W1-1I - Verbascum thapsus (Mullein), 6:55

    • Materia Medica Video: W1-1J - Marrubium vulgare (White Horehound), 5:21

    • Materia Medica Video W1-1K - Asclepius tuberosa (Butterfly Weed), 6:56

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    Week 1 Course Materials, Part 2

    • Slides for Week 1, Part 2

    • Video - W1-2A: Equipment for making herbal medicine: Containers, 6:48

    • Video - W1-2B: Equipment for making herbal medicine: Grinders/Mixers, 13:09

    • Video - W1-2C: Equipment for making herbal medicine: Alcohol, 10:45

    • Video - W1-2D: Equipment for making herbal medicine: Solvents & Carriers, 11:49

    • Video - W1-2E: Equipment for making herbal medicine: Kitchen Tools, 5:13

    • Video - W1-2F: Introduction to herbalism licensing, 6:23

    • Video - W1-2G: Licensing, Part 2, 10:12

    • Video - W1-2H: Licensing, Part 3, 7:15

    • Video - W1-2I: Protecting yourself by correct use of verbiage, 3:38

    • Video - W1-2J: Legal Self-protection & certifications, 15:55

    • Video - W1-2K: An Introduction to Herbal First Aid, 3:00

    • Materia Medica Video: W1-2L - Asclepius asperula (Antelope Horns), 6:23

    • Video - Materia Medica Video: W1-2M - Usnea spp. (Old Mans Beard), 10:19

    • Video - Materia Medica Video: W1-2N - Symphytum officinale (Comfrey), 8:21

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    Week 1 Live Q&A Recording

    • Week 1 Q&A Recording

    • Week 1 Q&A Audio File

    • Week 1 Chat Log

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    Week 2 Handouts

    • Resource - Week 2 - Wildcrafting Tips/Ethics

    • Resource - Week 2 - Forest Gardening

    • Resource - Week 2.1 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 2.2 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 2 - Mind Map Example

    • Resource - Week 2 - Death By Medicine

    • Resource - Week 2 - Generic Club Membership Form

    • Resource - Week 2 - Generic Disclaimer Form

    • Resource - Week 2 - Licensing for Herbalists

    • Resource - Week 2 - GMP Concepts

    • Resource - Week 2 - Materia Medica

    • Resource - Week 2 - Herbal Actions Matrix

    • Resource - Week 2 - Herbal Actions Matrix (Editable)

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    Week 2 Course Materials, Part 1

    • Slides for Week 2, Part 1

    • HMPW2-1A: Student questions on contraindications, 8:14

    • HMPW2-1B: Student questions on plant families & medicinal usage, 5:15

    • HMPW2-1C: Herbal First Aid In Post-Disasters, 21:16

    • HMPW2-1D: Herbal First Aid in Post-Disasters, Examples of, 2:26

    • HMPW2-1E: Wildcrafting, 15:14

    • HMPW2-1F: Growing Medicinal Herbs, 10:14

    • HMPW2-1G: Soil Health for Medicinals, 6:29

    • HMPW2-1H: Turning soil into medicine: composting, 5:02

    • HMPW2-1I: Forest Gardening, 13:26

    • HMPW2-1J: Garden Clustering, Planning, 5:25

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW2-1K - Plantago spp., 10:33

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW2-1L - Althaea officinalis, 7:12

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    Week 2 Course Materials, Part 2

    • Slides for Week 2, Part 2

    • HMPW2-2A: Mind Mapping Herbalism, 9:47

    • HMPW2-2B: Herbal Actions Matrix, 19:33

    • HMPW2-2C: Lymph & Immune System Intro, 12:07

    • HMPW2-2D: Immune System: Innate vs. Adaptive, 3:01

    • HMPW2-2E: Setting up the Immune System to work with herbs, 5:02

    • HMPW2-2F: Lymph & Herbs, 8:01

    • HMPW2-2G: Making a Lymph Herbal Formula, 3:27

    • Materia Medica Video; HMPW2-2H - Malva neglecta (common mallow), 7:37

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW2-2I - Achillea millefolium (yarrow), 6:54

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW2-2J - Lobelia inflata (lobelia), 12:20

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW2-2K - Lycopus virginicus (bugleweed), 4:14

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW2-2L - Vaccinium myrtillis (billbery), 9:08

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW2-2M - Phytolacca americana (poke), 4:55

    • Materia Medica Video; HMPW2-2N - Arctium lappa (burdock), 7:50

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    Week 2 Quiz

    • Week 2- Quiz

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    Week 2 Live Q&A

    • Week 2 Q&A Recording

    • Week 2 Q&A Audio Recording

    • Week 2 Chat Log

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    Week 3

    • Resource - Week 3 - Clinical Intake Form

    • Resource - Week 3 - Materia Medica

    • Resource - Week 3.1 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 3.2 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 3 - Tannins And Alkaloids

    • Week 3 Live Class - Percolation Tincture Step-By-Step

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    Week 3 Course Materials, Part 1

    • Slides for Week 3, Part 1

    • HMPW3-1A: Quiz review Part 1, 14:25

    • HMPW3-1B: Quiz review Part 2, 16:36

    • HMPW3-1C: Introduction to clinical history taking, 10:53

    • HMPW3-1D: Clinical Skills, 6:26

    • HMPW3-1E: Observation as a Clinican, 2:59

    • HMPW3-1F: The Clinical Conversation, 'what brings you in today?', 4:34

    • HMPW3-1G: Taking the 'SAMPLE' history, 12:58

    • HMPW3-1H: Building a Client History, 9:11

    • HMPW3-1I: A SOAP note example, 10:48

    • HMPW3-1J: An herbal plan of action, example, 4:20

    • Materia Medica Video; HMPW3-1K - Taraxacum officinale (dandelion), 8:05

    • Materia Medica Video; HMPW3-1L - Iris versicolor (blue flag), 4:14

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    Week 3 Course Materials, Part 2

    • Slides for Week 3, Part 2

    • HMPW3-2A: Quick materia medica review, 7:16

    • HMPWE-2B: Types of herbal preparations, 3:26

    • HMPW3-2C: Tincture terminology & concepts, 3:07

    • HMPW3-2D: Maceration Process for tincturing, 9:12

    • HMPW3-2E: Maceration method for Glycerine & ACV, 20:00

    • HMPW3-2F: Alcohol percentage ratios, 9:47

    • HMPW3-2G: Percolation tincturing basics, 3:14

    • HMPW3-2H: Ratios, 6:34

    • HMPW3-2I: Standardized Extracts, 7:57

    • HMPW3-2J: Percolation tincturing equipment, 2:38

    • HMPW3-2K: Percolation method steps, 9:09

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW3-2L - Zingiber officinale (ginger), 7:15

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW3-2M - Gentiana spp. (gentian), 7:01

    • Materia Medica Video: HMPW3-2N - Allium sativum (garlic), 15:41

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    Week 3 Live Q&A

    • Video- Week 3 Q&A Recording

    • Audio- Week 3 Q&A Recording

    • Chat- Week 3 Q&A

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    Week 3- Quiz

    • Week 3 Quiz

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    Week 4- Course Materials, Part 1

    • Resource - Week 4.1 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 4 - Materia Medica

    • Resource - Week 4 - Items for Tincture Class

    • Mind Mapping Graphic of Constituent Solubility - Based on Lisa Ganora's Book

    • Resource - Week 4.2 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 4 - Respiratory Herbs

    • Resource - Week 4 - Conversions for Herbalists

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    Week 4- Course Materials, Part 2

    • HMPW4-1A- Introduction to Upper Respiratory (6:57)

    • HMPW4-1B- Introduction to Lower Respiratory (7:58)

    • HMPW4-1C- Pneumothorax/Pleuritis/Physics of Respiration (2:47)

    • HMPW4-1D- Mucous (11:21)

    • HMPW4-1E- Mucous Continued (2:37)

    • HMPW4-1F- Respiratory Infections (10:47)

    • HMPW4-1G- Respiratory Infections Continued (13:18)

    • HMPW4-1H- Respiratory Herbs (10:39)

    • HMPW4-1I- Immune Supporting Herbs/Expectorants (11:14)

    • HMPW4-1J- Bronchodilators/Black Walnut (14:17)

    • HMPW4-1K- Artemesia (9:07)

    • HMPW4-1L- Monarda (5:40)

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    Week 4 Live Q&A Recording

    • Week 4 Q&A Video Recording

    • Week 4 Q&A Audio Recording

    • Week 4 Chat Log

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    Week 5

    • Resource - Week 5.1 - Study Guide

    • Resource - Week 5 - Immune Physiology of the Mucosa

    • Resource - Week 5 - Materia Medica

    • Resource - Week 5.2 - Study Guide

    • Video 5.2a - Student Discussions around Percolation Process

    • Resource - Week 5 - Case Study Format

    • Resource - Week 5: First Aid for Venomous Bites

    • Resource - Week 5.2 - Study Guide

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    Week 5 Slides

    • Slides - Week 5, Lecture #1

    • Video for Week #5, Class #1

    • Slides - Week 5, Lecture #2

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    Week 5- Course Materials Part 2

    • HMPW5-1A- Intro and Navajo Nation (16:00)

    • HMPW5-1B- Urinary Anatomy (6:59)

    • HMPW5-1C- Urinary Infections (10:12)

    • HMPW5-1D-Attachment and PAC's (5:40)

    • HMPW5-1E- Urinary Protocols (29:48)

    • HMPW5-1F- Materia Medica- Shephards Purse- Red Clover (15:31)

    • HMPW5-1G- Red Root

    • HMPW5-1H- Parsley

    • HMPW5-1I- Yerba Mansa

    • HMPW5-1J- Larrea

    • HMPW5-1K- Herpes Protocol

    • Video for Week 5, Lecture #2

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    Step-By-Step Tutorial for Percolation Tincturing

    • 1 - Percolation Tincture Equipment

    • 2 - Percolation Pre-Grind

    • 3 - Quality of the Grind

    • 4 - Pre-Wetting the Herb

    • 5 - Make the Percolation Cone

    • 6 - Packing The Percolation Funnel

    • 7 - Alcohol Ratio & Drip Rate

    • 8 - Percolation Fine Tuning Adjustments

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    Week 5 Q&A

    • Herbal Medicine for Professionals- Week 5 Q&A Video

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    Week 6

    • Resource - Week 6 - Broken Bone Healing

    • Resource - Week 6 - Materia Medica

    • Resource - Week 6 - Nervine Chart (PDF)

    • Resource - Week 6 - Nervine Chart (DOC)

    • Resource - Week 6 - Drug and Herb Interactions Book

    • Resource - Week 6.2 - Study Guide

    • Licorice and PA Protection

    • Study Guide - Digestive Tract

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    Week 6 Lectures, Part 1

    • HMPW6- 1A- Intro and Questions (17:32)

    • HMPW6- 1B- Nervines (12:31)

    • HMPW6- 1C- Adaptogens (19:40)

    • HMPW6- 1D- Pain (15:00)

    • HMPW6- 1E- Salves (33:52)

    • HMPW6- 1F- Skullcap/Eleuthero/Grindelia (30:36)

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    Week 6 Lectures, Part 2

    • HMPW6- 2A-Questions, Small Intensines, Large Intestines

    • HMPW6- 2B- Liver, Pancreas

    • HMPW6- 2C- Prebiotics-Probiotics

    • HMPW6- 2D- Digestive Related Issues

    • HMPW6- 2E- Garrya, Lactuca, Sambucus

    • HMPW6- 2E- Garrya, Lactuca, Sambucus

    • HMPW6- 2F- Vitex, Hypericum

    • Slides - Week 6, Lecture #2

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    Week 7 Lectures, Part 1

    • Study Guide - Botany Lecture

    • Handout - Common Latin Name Meanings

    • Resource - Week 7 - GI Tract Herbs

    • Resource - Week 7 - Materia Medica

    • Resource - W7C1 Study Guide

    • Resource - W7C2 Study Guide

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    Week 7 Lectures, Part 2

    • HMPW7- 1A- Intro and Questions (6:07)

    • HMPW7- 1B- Vocabulary (14:56)

    • HMPW7- 1C- Cardiovascular System (18:47)

    • HMPW7- 1D- Cardiovascular System Part 2 (14:19)

    • HMPW7- 1E- Cardiovascular System Part 3 (10:34)

    • HMPW7- 1F- Cardiac Herbs (11:47)

    • HMPW7- 1G- Hypertension Formula (6:27)

    • HMPW7- 1H- Materia Medica- Angelica-Prunus (14:47)

    • HMPW7- 1I- MM Continued- Tanacetum-Chelidonium-Cardiospernum (19:47)

    • HMPW7- 2A- Intro and Concepts (14:30)

    • HMPW7- 2B- Botany Part 1 (30:14)

    • HMPW7- 2C- Botany Part 2 (19:45)

    • HMPW7- 2D- Botany Part 3 (10:36)

    • HMPW7- 2E- Constituent Theory (15:22)

    • HMPW7- 2F- Materia Medica- Passiflora-Polygonatum (14:47)

    • HMPW7- 2G- MM Continued- Inula-Azadirachta-Argemone (31:08)