Prescriptions 1 – PRSP 4201
Apply knowledge of Herbal Formulating strategies
Composition of formula
1 Describe the general principles of composition of formulas.
2 Describe the composition of the formulas.
3 Analyse the composition of formulas.
Modification of formula
1 Describe the principles of substitution of formula constituents.
2 Describe the principles of alteration of the ratio of constituents.
3 Describe the principles of changes in dosage form of the formulas.
Functions & classifications
1 Describe the classification system for formulas.
2 identify the classification of the formulas
3 Describe the clinical relevance of each class of formula.
4 Describe the principal actions of formulas
5 Differentiate the actions of formulas within the same class, for formulas
6 Select formula to achieve a specified therapeutic outcome.
Combinations & Compatibility
1 Describe the compatibility and incompatibility of herbs.
2 Describe the therapeutic significance of herbal combinations.
3 Select a combination of herbs to achieve a specified therapeutic outcome.
Dosage form & methods of administration
1 Describe the dosage forms of herbal formulas.
2 Describe the methods of preparation for each dosage form.
3 Describe the methods of administration for herbal formulas.
1 Identify the general dosage ranges of the herbs and the formulas.
2 Determine dosage of herbs to achieve a specified therapeutic outcome.
Potential adverse effects
1 Describe potential adverse effects of herbal formulas.
2 Describe methods to prevent adverse effects.
3 Describe actions to take in the event of adverse effects.
Contraindications & Precautions
1 Describe contraindications for herbal formulas.
2 Describe precautions for herbal formulas.