Materia Medica is the latin term referred to in herbal medicine as ‘Healing Materials’. It outlines the philosophy, history and scientific text giving information on:

  • A plants common and Latin/botanical name
  • Habitat
  • Identification
  • Parts of the plants used
  • The plants action
  • Therapeutic effect
  • Specific symptom or disease appropriate for each herb/plant
  • Their various constituents
  • The preparation and dosage
  • Contra-indications.

It is designed to deepen ones knowledge and understanding of specific plants to use within a healing environment during herbal protocol.