The Learning Objectives for Herbal Therapeutics were as follows:
- Utilize principles of modern herbal medicine in order to determine how to best support wellness.
- Effectively apply herbs in a wellness model.
- Evaluate various herbal actions in order to choose those best suited for wellness.
- Apply experiences and concepts to effectively formulate herbal medicines.
This artifact is not a finished product, but rather reflects the learning and thought process occurring during the development of an herbal formulation to address a specific problem. It illustrates the work and thought that goes into finished products that often appear so simple. Notes in the document show reasons that a particular herb was omitted or the dosage changed. The formulation was designed for a specific wellness problem and demonstrated each of the learning objectives.