Home Health & Herbal Remedies: Essential Favorites
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A brief introduction to great health remedies and recipes with herbs, herbalism, nutrition and food as medicine.
4.5 (362 ratings)
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6,522 students enrolled
Created by Elizabeth Heck
Last updated 3/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • 6 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Know which teas and essential oils to have on hand for first aid situations.
  • Prepare ginger and garlic recipes for medicine and healing of a variety of ailments.
  • Make two amazing recipes for colds and flu.
  • Make an amazing recipe for energy and longevity.
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Requirements
  • This is an introductory course for anyone interested in their health and the health of their families.
Description

There are many home health remedies available to us that are simple to make or take at home that can truly build vitality or even lessen the severity of an illness. Many of these are recipes passed down from our grandmothers and have been used for hundreds of years. Even though many of these health remedies are folk medicine, their effectiveness has been backed up by science.

In this course you will learn remedies essential for health and to have on hand for several common situations including nausea, cough, sore throat, burns, infections, digestive issues, insomnia, fever, bites/stings, rashes, bruises and joint issues just to name a few. Many of these health remedies are quite simple.

Remedies covered in the course include:

  • Herbal First Aid
  • Kitchen Medicine
  • Cold & Flu Remedies
  • Herbs for Energy

Being prepared is essential!

So join me in this truly important, empowering and informative course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Those interested in herbalism and herbal medicine.
  • Those interested in empowering their health and wellbing.
  • Those interested in preventative care as well as those interested in healing themselves and their loved ones.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:07
We will cover what is included in the course and what you can expect.
Introduction
02:07
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Herbal First Aid
5 Lectures 09:46
Teas are compact for the kit, easy to use and many have multiple uses.
Which Teas are the Most Essential
03:02

There are a few details to keep in mind to get the best medicine out of your tea.
The Details of Making a Medicinal Tea
01:47

These essential oils are truly valuable remedies.
What Essential Oils are Worth Putting into the Frist-aid Kit
02:55

Together we will make a lavender spray that you are likely to take with you wherever you go.

Make a Lavender Spray
01:56

This is a list of the teas and essential oils mentioned throughout this section.

List of Teas and Essential Oils for First Aid
00:06
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Kitchen Medicine
6 Lectures 11:07
Garlic is superior for many common remedies. It is one of the most amazing remedies no kitchen should be without.
Garlic: The BEST Remedy to have on Hand
02:10

Uses for garlic range from essential cold and flu care to helping ward off cancer.

Garlic: The Many Uses
02:10

Pickled garlic is the most delicious medicine and one of the best was to take this incredible food.
Garlic: Making Pickled Garlic
01:37

Ginger can be used both internally and topically for many ailments, and it tastes great too.
Ginger: Joint Health, Nausea, Colds and PMS
02:40

Together we will make a chai tea for boosting immunity, aiding digestion, uplifting the spirit and reducing inflammation.
Ginger: Make a Chai Tea
02:21

View the ingredients and recipe for the chai tea.

Chai Tea Recipe
00:09
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Cold & Flu Remedies
3 Lectures 04:57

Fire Cider contains the perfect blend of decongesting and immune boosting ingredients.

Make Fire Cider for Congestion
03:08

This is the recipe and ingredients needed to make the fire cider.

Fire Cider Recipe
00:11

Ginger tea includes ingredients beneficial for colds and flu.
Make a Tasty and Warming Ginger Tea
01:38
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Herbs for Energy
2 Lectures 04:55

Slather this energizing paste on foods for the ultimate boost! This is a powerhouse of energy.

Ultimate Energy with Power Paste
04:42

This is the recipe and ingredients needed to make the power paste.

Power Paste Recipe
00:13
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Thank You!
2 Lectures 00:30
Thank you for joining the course!
00:18

Use these resources to find ingredients included in this course.

Resources
00:12
About the Instructor
Elizabeth Heck
4.6 Average rating
579 Reviews
8,962 Students
12 Courses
Herbalist, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Herbal Formulator

Elizabeth Heck is an herbalist with over 20 years experience working with plant medicines. She is a graduate from the University of Minnesota and continued her education apprenticing with world-renowned herbalists Rosemary Gladstar and Matthew Wood.

Her specialty is formulating herbal products for both therapeutic and topical use. Elizabeth is an herbal entrepreneur who successfully founded a botanical products company and an all-natural line of skin care products.

She is a frequent lecturer at herbal conferences such as the International Herb Symposium which invites top presenters from around the world. Herbal conferences closer to home include the New England Woman’s Herbal Conference and the Midwest Woman’s Herbal Conference. She additionally enjoys teaching at other venues including the legendary Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center. Elizabeth's teaching's are truly empowering and engaging.