Course overview

Board Review:
Botanical Medicine

In this course, you will explore major concepts of botanical medicine by discussing specific herbs and their mode of action and interactions.

Wendy Warner, MD, ABIHM

 Board Review Series

AIHM Board Review Course

 Required Lessons


 Time to Complete

3 hours 45 min

 Non-CME Eligible*

0.00 Credits 

What you will learn

  • Course Summary

  • This course will not make you an herbalist, but it will help you grasp major concepts of botanical medicine. Specific herbs with their mode of action and typical use will be discussed. Herb/herb, herb/nutrient and herb/drug interaction will be touched on in a focused way. In this course, the beauty in botanicals is expressed by course faculty through various botanical preparations and their effectiveness, and appropriate herbs for women's health, menopause, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
    By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

    • Review differences among botanical preparations and their impact on effectiveness.
    • Identify herbs appropriate herbs for women's health, including menopause.
    • Discuss the treatment of major chronic conditions including diabetes and cardiovascular disease with botanicals.
    • Understand the basic concepts of botanical therapy.
    • Note common herb/herb, herb/nutrient, and herb/drug interactions.
    • Understand use of several common herbs, along with contraindications.

Course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion

Included in this course

Course Faculty

Wendy Warner, MD, ABIHM

About Wendy
Dr. Warner is the founder and director of Medicine In Balance, a collaborative holistic medical practice in suburban Philadelphia. She is a past president of the ABIHM, a former member of the board of directors of AIHM, and a nationally recognized speaker and educator in  integrative holistic medicine. Board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, holistic medicine, certified in Functional Medicine, and an herbalist, she has expanded her practice to include men and teens. Her passion is empowering her patients through education. She is also the co-author of Boosting Your Immunity for Dummies. She currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for Gaia Herbs.

*CME/CEU Credits

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity.