Qualification Overview

Qualification  Title Certificate in Ayurveda Herbology
Qualification Type Certificate
Duration 2 weeks (starts on Monday and ends on the subsequent Saturday)
Typical Day Morning Session : 10 am to 12.30 pm
Afternoon Session: 2 pm to 4 pm (Except Sunday)
Strategic Purpose Graduates will be able to provide basic Herbal Ayurvedic Management with examination and monitoring of dosha conditions, provide guidance on herbology strategies and Ayurvedic treatment
Entry Requirements Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, must also be able to speak and read English to a level to understand course terminology used
   

 Content

Theory

1. Introduction to Ayurveda
Definition
Aims & Objectives
History & Branches
Scope of Ayurveda
2. Fundamental Principles of Ayurveda
Concept of Macrocosm & Microcosm
Panchamahabhutas(5 great elements)
Tridoshas (3 biological humors)
Sapta Dhatus (7 body tissues)
Malas (3 biological wastes)
Srotas (body channels)
Agni (digestive fire)
Ama (toxins)

3. Prakriti (Body-Mind Constitution) Analysis

4. History and Philosophy of Ayurveda Herbology.

5. Basic Principles of Ayurveda Herbology
Rasa (Tastes)
Guna (Properties)
Veerya (Potency)
Vipaka (Post digestive effect)
6. Introduction to 50 most used Ayurveda Herbs
Sanskrit Name, latin name, synonyms, attributes, taste, potency,
Post digestive effects, action on doshas and tissues
Internal uses, external uses, chemical compositions
Research material & commercial medicial preparations

7. Collection of Herbs

8. Five types of basic Ayurveda preparations

Swarasa (Juice)
Kalka (Paste)
Kwatha (Decoction)
Sheeta (Cold infusion)
Phanta (Hot infusion)

9. Preparation of Herbal Ayurveda Oils

10. Preparation of Herbal Ayurveda Ghees

Practicals/Demonstrations/Hands-on Training

Swarasa (Juice)
Kalka (Paste)
Kwatha (Decoction)
Sheeta (Cold infusion)
Phanta (Hot infusion)
Preparation of Herbal Ayurveda Oils

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