100% Online | Asynchronous | 3 Credits/45 Hours
This course satisfies the Biology or Chemistry corequisite for the Doctor of Acupuncture Program.
This course introduces students to the relationship between the science of plant chemistry and herbal medicine. Students study the basic principles of phytochemistry and learn common chemical compounds located within plants of the Materia Medica. Topics explored include cannabinoids and pain management, essential oil chemistry and healing, and the chemical compounds in plants that act as medicinal agents.
To register, students must have completed an accredited Master of Acupuncture program or be currently enrolled in a Master of Acupuncture program.
For students who take CHP632 prior to enrolling in the CHP program, they will have their CHP 632 tuition credited toward their CHP tuition.