Susan Elliotson, RH
After many years as a law clerk with a life-long interest in plants, Susan returned to school to study Phytotherapy in the diploma program at the Institute of Applied Health Sciences, Mohawk College, Hamilton, under the medical supervision of a staff instructor of the McMaster University Medical School, with additional instruction from naturopaths, medical herbalists and specialists in botany and horticulture. Now in private practice in Caledon, surrounded by the herbs she uses, she is a professional member of the Ontario Herbalists Association, sitting on the Professional Members Committee and writing a regular column for the Canadian Journal of Herbalism. She is also a professional member of the American Botanical Council. Susan regularly leads herb walks, speaks to private groups on different aspects of herbs, teaches Herbal Pharmacy as a faculty member of Mohawk College (Hamilton) and is a faculty member of The Institute of Holistic Nutrition’s Mississauga Campus, teaching Herbal Medicine.
HM 008 Herbal Medicine
Learn the healing and rejuvenating effects of medicinal herbs. Special emphasis is placed on herbal terminology, levels of application (including tonics, heroics and specifics), chronic condition application, remedies for stress, detoxification and antiviral, antibiotic and immune stimulating herbs.
Advanced Herbal Therapeutics CEAHT
Herbal Therapeutics looks deeply into disease conditions likely to be met in today’s world. Knowledge of advanced research along with well-established, traditional uses of plants will allow for participants to compound complete protocols for any illness, whether chronic or acute, even if never before encountered. Participants will be involved in discussion of real-life case studies and formulation of all aspects of treatment, with the emphasis on herbal combinations, as an individual’s health changes through the progression of a disease and through different stages of life.