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Welcome to The Complementary Health Institute

An Online Learning Platform for Heath, Nutrition, Well-Being, Holistic Living, Herbal Medicine and Self Development Courses.

 

Welcome to CHI, an innovative online training platform for short courses about all aspects of Health, Herbs and Holistic Living.

If you want fresh knowledge about empowered living you’re in the right place. With the help of our courses you can acquire the wisdom to honour yourself and to encourage a self-governing state of joy, vitality, great health and wellbeing.

But it doesn’t stop there.

 

CHI’s growing resources of online courses makes learning fun and super easy. Better still, you can boost your wisdom at affordable prices.

We believe that knowledge is best served fresh and available to everyone, so that everyone has a chance to benefit from these powerful resources. And to get you started on your health journey (err… to sweeten the deal) we offer a range of free courses too.

 

Learning should be simple (+ fun). That’s why you can access each course from the comfort of your home. We know you’re busy, that’s why you can move through the lectures at your own pace. So take your time.

What students love the most about the CHI online study platform is that there are no tests or exams. At the completion of each course you will receive a certificate of completion from the CHI Institute.

 

Online learning comes with bulk benefits, such as:

 

  • EASE… learn in your own time and pace.
  • COMFORT… study at home.
  • CONTROL… you’re the boss, pick your study hours.
  • AFFORDABILITY… No need for timely and costly work commutes.
  • MORE FREEDOM… because you don’t require travel.
  • ADDITIONAL SKILLS… say hello to self empowerment and new possibilities.

How to enrol in a CHI course?

1. Press any of the course images to read more about that course.

2. Select a course to take, complete payment and we’ll give you immediate access to that course.

3. Proceed through the course in your own time (we give you all the time you need).

When you study with the CHI Online Institute you are taking a giant step forward into governing your own life. Take responsibility for your body, health, mind and spirit, for you and your family… and feel empowered about the life choices you make.

 

We aim to make these online courses educational, easy and enjoyable.

 


yarrowFamily
- Asteraceae

History

The genus is named after Achilles who used it to heal his wounded soldiers.
Yarrow has always been regarded as a plant of great power, both as a protection against evil and to help invoke black magic.
Yarrow was used in early Chinese divination, as I Ching sticks. The ancient druids and Anglo-Saxons have long used yarrow for its medicinal and magically properties.
Powdered yarrow leaves used to used as snuff to ‘cleanse the head of slimy humours.’
 
Constituents

Achillein, choline, valeric acid, formic acid, methyl alcohol.
Essence composed of limonene, pinene, thujone, borneol, eucalyptol, azulene.
Yarrow is high in vitamins and minerals
Contains coumarin and thujone.

Actions and Indications Dosage

•    Diaphoretic
•    Astringent
•    Diuretic
•    Peripheral Vasodilator
•    Menstrual Regulator
•    Antispasmodic
•    Antipyretic
•    Hypotensive
•    Urinary Antiseptic

Yarrow has been used for conditions such as acute and chronic bronchitis, chronic fatigue syndrome, colds and flu, diarrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, fevers, gastrointestinal infections, hepatitis, hypertension, menorrhagia, uterine myoma, and varicose veins.
The tea is a good tonic; it will help restore lost appetite. The tea can be used at the commencement of flu’s and colds and especially in the commencement of fevers.
A decoction of the whole plant is employed for bleeding piles and kidney disorders.
This decoction is also believed to help reduce baldness by applying the decoction to the head.
Fresh leaves are used to help allay toothache.
Yarrow is a great wound healing herb as it is astringent, healing and high in vitamins and minerals. Bound fresh bruised leaves can be applied to cuts.

Yarrow acts as a compost activator. It encourages the process of fermentation.
A strong infusion can be used to fertilise the garden, especially soils deficient in copper.
When yarrow is grown in the garden it is said to increase the health of nearby plants.

Dosage:

2-4ml of 1:1
1-2ml (1:5)
Use with caution during pregnancy.
May help stop menstrual bleeding.
Can cause hypersensitivity and skin reactions with some individuals.

 

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