May 12, 2021  
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STS 383 - Traditional Medicine Systems

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
(Same as BIOL 383 ) There have been age long debate about the veracity of traditional medicine. This class focuses on the concept/issues surrounding some traditional medicine systems and the use of food as therapeutic agents. Topics include a holistic study of the following traditional medicine system: Traditional African medicine, Native American traditional medicine, Chinese traditional medicine (TCM), Ayurveda, medicine and faith in Christianity, Traditional Arabic & Islamic Medicine (TAIM) and the use of edible substances (lemon, ginger, onion, garlic, pomegranate, elderberry, honey, fermented foods, aloe vera and herbs) as therapeutic agents.  The Department.

Two 75-minute periods.

Course Format: CLS

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