Hereditary Medical Families and the Influence of Herbals
On-Demand, Self-Paced Course
Culture and Health
Irish Healing Traditions
2 hours and 25 minutes
Module 1 - Understanding the Language
Certificate of Completion
Health care professionals, Anthropologists, and Ethnologists
This module identifies the role of medical families and the influence of herbals in plant medicine practice from the 15th to the 21st century.
This course is the third in the complete series: The Irish Healing Tradition. These lectures offer insight into Irish medical families who passed the tradition from generation to generation. It also highlights the influence of Galenic medicine on the indigenous culture.
Not only did I enjoy the course and the challenges it posed, but the course gave me insight and knowledge into herbology that I can apply in my Chiropractic practice. It was very easy getting signed up and getting all the information needed. I appreciate the opportunity to grow with such a great organization.
This module explores the different language used to describe traditional medicine, as well as indigenous knowledge and its presence in Irish folklore and traditional medicine.
This module examines the scope of healing evident in legend, myth, and the middle ages.
This module explores the major influences on Irish traditional medicine in the 19th century.
This module explores the effects of a changing worldview on Irish indigenous medicine in the 20th century.