Gemmotherapy & Oligotherapy

Certificate Code: CGO 100

Gemmotherapy

 Title: Certificate in Gemmotherapy and Oligotherapy

Duration: 60 Clock Hours / 3 months

Description: This Fast Track course is ideal for the student who is currently practicing in a health care  field (all conventional and/or complementary and alternative medicine disciplines) as well as those students who are planning on entering into a health care practice; as well as those who are engaged in the process, or planning the integration, of safe, natural, non-pharmaceutical treatment options into their practices. This course is also excellent as a continuing education credit option.

After completing this course, practitioners will be able to:

1. plan for proper gemmotherapy concurrent with oligotherapy application implementations into their respective practices;

2. correctly select gemmotherapy and oligotherapy solutions in relationship to health challenges;

3. monitor the effects of gemmotherapy solutions according to the standards established and maintained by the College of International Holistic Studies.

The required textbook (sold separately) is not about using gemstones for healing.The word gemmotherapy is derived from the Latin “gemma,” (bud), and Greek “therapeia” (medical treatment). Gemmotherapy is a modern medical intervention focusing on the cause of disease.Its remedies are a type of extremely potent herbal products manufactured principally from embryonic tissue of various trees and shrubs; but also from seeds, catkins, rootlets, and sap.

The book is about scientifically-based, real medicine and powerful therapeutic agents. It is a must read for professional or laypeople who want to know about gemmotherapy and oligotherapy! It serves at the core of the CIHS college curriculum and is designed for medical doctors, naturopaths, and other healthcare professionals in mainstream and complementary and alternative medicines. It is a fascinating, well written book providing readers with valuable reference tables and data about how to confidently and effectively incorporate gemmotherapy into a clinical or consultation-based practice.

Evaluation:

• Completion of required reading assignments and module tests

• A passing grade of 70% or higher on the final examination

Prerequisites:

  • High School Diploma
  • Fluent in the English language
  • APP 103: Basic Introduction to the Human Body
  • MED 101: Medical Terminology
Course Code Course Title Duration Method of Delivery
CGO 101 Gemmotherapy and Oligotherapy 50 clock hours Online

 

REQUIRED READING
Title: Gemmotherapy and Oligotherapy for Natural Health Practitioners

Author:
Dr. Anthony Speroni

This book is not about using gemstones for healing. The word gemmotherapy is derived from the Latin “gemma,” (bud), and Greek “therapeia” (medical treatment). Gemmotherapy is a modern medical intervention focusing on the cause of disease. Its remedies are a type of extremely potent herbal products manufactured principally from embryonic tissue of various trees and shrubs; but also from seeds, catkins, rootlets, and sap.This book is about scientifically-based, real medicine and powerful therapeutic agents.
It is a must read for professional or laypeople who want to know about gemmotherapy and oligotherapy! It serves at the core of a college curriculum designed for medical doctors, naturopaths, and other healthcare professionals in mainstream and complementary and alternative medicines. It is a fascinating, well written book providing readers with valuable reference tables and data about how to confidently and effectively incorporate gemmotherapy into a clinical or consultation-based practice.

 

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Title:Gemmotherapy and Oligotherapy Regenerators of Dying Intoxicated Cells: Tridosha of Cellular Regeneration

Author: Marcus Greaves

Marcus Greaves B.S., N.M.D., began his career as an allopathic doctor. After practicing for many years in allopathic medicine, he chose alternative medicine and became a holistic practitioner. Dr.Greaves graduated from medical school in France in 1968.Gemmae is the French word for bud. In this type of therapy the young shoots and/or buds of trees and shrubs are picked in the springtime and macerated in a glycerin and alcohol solution. After about one month the mother tincture is prepared as a 1x dilution. It is more akin to an herbal rather than a homeopathic remedy, having more of a biochemical effect on the body. The remedy is then given to the patient to facilitate drainage of the primary emunctories of the body, i.e. Lungs, Liver and Kidneys. This therapy is very effective for Americans who carry a large burden of toxins around with them and whose energy is depleted by too much stress and overwork.

 

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PREREQUISITE READING
Title: Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 6th Edition

Author: Peggy C. Leonard, MT, MEd

Make learning medical terminology faster and more fun with Quick & Easy Medical Terminology, 6th Edition! Featuring CDs with interactive games and audio pronunciations, this book helps you begin reading, writing, and speaking medical terms in the shortest time possible. Small chunks of information are always followed immediately by exercises, so students will be learning “every minute!” The many puzzles, activities, and games make it easier to understand and remember terminology. Written in a clear, conversational style by Peggy C. Leonard, MT, MEd, this book gives you the tools to communicate effectively in the health care environment.This textbook is also used with course MED 101S bought separately, found under certificate courses.

 

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Basic Introduction to the Human Body

Title: Basic Introduction to the Human Body

Author: CIHS

ISBN: 978-1-118-42828-3

Type: Printed

Price (CAD): 111.95

This customized version of the original text, Introduction to the Human Body, 9th ed. has taken the most important aspects of Anatomy and Physiology and broken it down into comprehensible terms for those learning any of the foundation courses at CIHS. It complete with a Wiley Plus license – which gives the student access to an easy to use online classroom.

Note: CIHS is pleased to offer this text as well as access to the Wiley + Online Classroom at a special reduced student rate. This special pricing for the text and access to Wiley + is only available for purchase through the College

 

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 OPTIONAL READING
Aromatherapy Theory Title: Aromatherapy Theory

Author: Linda Henderson

This comprehensive 350 page ebook consists of materials and information collected over the 25 year history that the author has been in practice using Natural Medicine. Aromatherapy was the first of Linda’s many designations and she still uses essential oils today in her busy practice. The book contains the History of Essential Oils, Olfactory Process, the Limbic System, Absorption through the skin, The Lymphatic System, Methods of extraction, Essential Oil Production and Adulteration, Effective application, Safety Guidelines and Contra-Indications, Glossary of Therapeutic Action, Carrier/Base Oils, Varied Applications, Classification of Plants, Therapeutic Grade essential oils, Chemistry of essential oils, Chemical constituents of some commonly used essential oils, Essential Oil Monographs, Anise to Ylang Ylang, Common conditions aided by Aromatherapy, Compresses, Poultices, Pregnancy, Children/Babies, Fragrant way to Beauty, The Aromatherapy Massage, and finishes with the Aromatherapy Consultation.This book is $50.00 when bought separately and independent of a course tuition.

 

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