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Holistic Health: natural medicine from around the world

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Explore ancient healing practices from around the world and use this knowledge to boost your overall health and vitality. In this short course, gain an introduction to herbal remedies, naturopathy, Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine and Indigenous Australian bush foods. Learn about traditional herbs for healing and how you can use food as medicine.

Plus, this course will feature our new virtual reality experience where you can immerse yourself in the world of herbal medicine preparation – here you’ll be able to select and interact with herbs for more information and watch videos on how to use each herb in everyday remedies.

What you'll take away from this course

Knowledge about herbs and health
Ways to start healing with Chinese medicine
Cooking with herbs to balance meals
Fermenting and herb blending skills
Recipe cards for ongoing use
How to eat for your Ayurvedic dosha

In this short course, you’ll study six core topics, starting with an introduction to holistic and natural health. See how you can apply ancient healing knowledge today to improve your wellbeing. Begin to understand naturopathy, Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine principles, Indigenous Australian healing, and homeopathy and hydrotherapy. Expand your cooking and fermenting, using food as medicine to boost immunity and promote health.

Introduction to Holistic and Natural Health Learn how people connect modern medicine to traditional healing.
Naturopathic Medicine Understand naturopathic principles, herbal energetic and herbs for your health.
Chinese Medicine An introduction to Chinese Medicine concepts, principles and therapies .
Ayurvedic Medicine Determine your dosha and the diet and lifestyle practices to boost your vitality.
Australian Indigenous Healing and Foods Consider Australian Indigenous healing practices and bushfoods for health.
Complementary Therapies Explore the history and uses of various complementary therapies including homeopathy.

In this course, you’ll learn practical and evidence-based facts and holistic healing principles that you can quickly and easily apply in your life.

Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, virtual reality experiences, podcasts and interactive quizzes, for an introduction to Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic principles, naturopathy and food as medicine.

Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away.

This course is designed and supported by experts and instructors at the forefront of the industry and backed by Endeavour College of Natural Health’s higher education credentials.

Your instructors

In 2014, Caitlin Armit graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science (Acupuncture) from Endeavour College of Natural Health.

Upon graduation, she established and grew her own successful business in the Brisbane CBD as an Acupuncturist. With a passion for Chi…

Tanya is an experienced naturopath and educator with a particular interest in women’s health. Enjoying a varied career over the last two decades, Tanya has worked both in Australia and overseas as a naturopath, lecturer, yoga instructor, cooking school in…

Following completion of Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Zoology, Shashi Reddy started teaching biosciences at various levels, including both high school and university. Shashi’s professional career moved into Complementary Medicine when she e…

Lindy joined Endeavour College in 2014, where she is currently a Senior Lecturer in Naturopathy. Having graduated as a Naturopath in 1995, she has enjoyed many years of clinical experience combining all Naturopathic therapies including herbal medicine, cl…

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