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Susan Elliotson, RH

Department(s): Faculty

After many years as a law clerk with a life-long interest in plants, Susan returned to school to study Phytotherapy in the diploma program at the Institute of Applied Health Sciences, Mohawk College, Hamilton. She studies under the medical supervision of a staff instructor of the McMaster University Medical School, with additional instruction from naturopaths, medical herbalists and specialists in botany and horticulture. Now in private practice in Caledon, surrounded by the herbs she uses, she is a professional member of the Ontario Herbalists Association, sitting on the Professional Members Committee and writing a regular column for the Canadian Journal of Herbalism.

She is also a professional member of the American Botanical Council. Susan regularly leads herb walks, speaks to private groups on different aspects of herbs, teaching Herbal Pharmacy. Susan teaches Advanced Herbal Therapeutics at Institute of Holistic Nutrition’s Online Continuing Education Department.

HM 008 Herbal Medicine

Learn the healing and rejuvenating effects of medicinal herbs. Special emphasis is placed on herbal terminology, levels of application (including tonics, heroics and specifics), chronic condition application, remedies for stress, detoxification and antiviral, antibiotic and immune stimulating herbs.