Permaculture for the Herbalist's Path
This unique course melds two broad interdisciplinary studies, exploring the impact the health of our environment directly has on our personal well-being, specifically working with and alongside medicinal plants. This 26-day course will cover regenerative lifestyle & design, integrated wellness and herbalism, community and social awareness by working with living plants and living people to cultivate resilience.
Meta Themes:Anatomy & Physiology, Global Materia Medica, Botany, Phytochemistry, Mycology, Biology, Deep Ecology, Triple Bottom Line Business, Education Alternatives, Slow Food, Economics in Agriculture, Alternative Energies, Community Development, Herbalism in Action, Herbal First Aid and more!!
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A Closer Look: The World Situation in regards to environment and health care / What is Permaculture?: Ethics, Principles & Characteristics / What is Herbalism: Ethics, Practice and Community / Ecological System Basics & Bioregions / Human Ecology: Constitutions, Energetics and Basic Anatomy & Physiology / Design Methods & Map Reading / Patient Intakes and Basic Analysis / Climates, Elements & Microclimates / Soil Science / Human Micro-Biome / Earthworks / Musculo-Skeletal System / Water Management / Genito-Urinary System / Plants to Trees & Trees to Forests / Bronchial-Pulmonary System / Windbreaks and Wind Corridors / Patterns in Nature; Context (culture, climate, etc.) / Patterns in Health and Disease / Zone 0: Bio-Architecture / Zone 1: Home Garden / Zone 2: Fruit Tree Forest; Animals & Orchards / Zone 3: Field Crops & Large Animals / Zone 4: Harvest Forests / Zone 5: Forests / Wildlife Management & Integrated Pest Management / Pathophysiology / Ethical Investment, Land Ethics and Access, Incomes from Acres / Medicine Making / Suburban & Urban Permaculture / Free Clinics, Street Medics and Herbalism as Activism / Ecovillages / Invisible Structure Models / Design for Disaster / Preventative Medicine