Common Chinese Medicinal Plants: Growing and Processing

HORT 5012

Prerequisites: HORT 1001 or BIOL 1009 and CHEM 1015 and HORT 5011

Offered: Fall semester, even years. Hybrid course.

Description: Chinese medicinal plants and products have markets of tens of billions of U.S. dollars in medicine and food. In the U.S., the Chinese herbal products also have a multibillion dollar market value as food supplements. Through the introduction to cultivated medicinal plants on the farms in China and to market information from all over the world, the class will equip students to grow, process, and apply Chinese herba for a healthy diet. The class will focus on 40 common Chinese herbs and herbal products.

For more information on this course, see the Course Guide.