Legend, Myth and the Middle Ages
On-Demand, Self-Paced Course
Culture and Health
Irish Healing Traditions
1 hour and 10 minutes
Module 1 - Understanding the Language
Certificate of Completion
Health care professionals, Anthropologists, and Ethnologists
This module examines the scope of healing evident in Irish legend, myth, and the middle ages.
It is the second course in the complete series: The Irish Healing Tradition. The module consists of three webinars that explore the different healing practices in the legends, myths, and the middle ages.
The course offers an insight into the seamless integration of spiritual healing into therapeutic practice and the acceptance of a spirit world. Throughout the course, we will unpack the therapeutic practices evident in the legends and the worldview that prevailed during this time period.
ICTIM offer a thorough, robust 3-pronged approach to Herbal studies - encompassing science, including an in-depth grounding in the biological systems - and delves deeply into herbs themselves and herbal learning. But the course also considers Irish folklore and Irish traditional indigenous herbal medicine. Anyone wishing to develop a greater knowledge of herbal medicine or interested in practicing should consider this course.
Rosari and Anna-Maria's monthly webinars are inspiring, I am in awe of their love for all things herbal, their knowledge and empathy to students.
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 identifies the role of medical families and the influence of herbals in plant medicine practice from the 15th to the 21st century.
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.