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Understanding Eclectic Botanicals: Past and Present

Understanding Eclectic Botanicals; Past and Present

1 hour General CE  with Dr. Thom Kruzel, Senior Vitalist

This 1 hour recording dives deep into the use of eclectic botanicals to promote health. The focus will be on identifying and comparing classic eclectic botanical materia medicas, various Eclectic doctor’s styles of treatment, and how to use eclectic botanicals in practice.

Last updated December 28, 2023

Learning Objectives

  1. Utilize Wilson’s and Scudder’s herbal reference when selecting for disease presentations.
  2. Understand the differences in Wilson’s formulas.
  3.  Be able to modify Wilson’s formulas based upon symptoms presentation.
  4. Demonstrate basic knowledge of how to use eclectic botanicals in practice.

Details

  • Review of Apothecary Language and Prescriptions.
  • How to use Wilson’s Useful Prescriptions.
  • Discuss Wilson’s and Scudder’s use of herb properties when making selections for disease presentations.
  • Distinguish between Wilson’s formulas and how they can be modified based upon the presenting symptoms.
  • Eclectic Materia Medica; Discuss the pro’s and con’s of each of these works: Ellingwood, Scudder, Cook, Felter, Lloyd.
  • How to start using eclectic botanicals in practice, the basics!
  • Specific Medicines introduction