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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.


I-accept-Bitcoin2Online 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.


- Liliacaeae
Other Names: Devil’s posy, Stinkweed, Ramsons, Gyspy’s Onion
Planetary Ruler – Mars,     Element – Fire,     Gender – Male,

Garlic originates from India or Central Asia. It was introduced into Europe and Britian by the Romans. The name “allium’ is derived from the Celtic word meaning ‘caustic’. It was reputed to have been given to the pyramid builders in early Egypt to give them strength, as was the same reason that the Roman armies used the garlic.

Parts Used
Bulbs are harvested during summer and need to be handled carefully to prevent bruising. They dry and store well for future use.

Cloves are planted at 1.5inches in the soil during autumn. Seed is best sown in spring. Plants need to be thinned to intervals of 100 to 120mm with the clumps lifted every 3 to 4 years. Flowers are best removed to improve the flavour.

A bulbous perennial that can grows to 2 ft. It has an aromatic bulb that can be divided into 8 or 10 distinct cloves. It has a hollow, erect stem, surrounded by long, linear flat leaves. It bears numerous purplish to white flowers. The seeds are black though they tend not to ripen in cultivated plants.

Garlic cloves are widely used for many types of infections, especially for chest problems and fungal infections such as thrush. Its powerful antiseptic action is useful for coughs, in particular whooping cough, colds, influenza, bronchitis and asthma.  
It is a great remedy for cardiovascular problems, reducing excessive blood cholesterol levels, atherosclerosis and the risk of thrombosis. Garlic will also dilate peripheral blood vessels and lower blood pressure.
Garlic will also help to regulate blood sugar levels and in doing so can be beneficial for late onset diabetes.
Garlic when not eaten in excess can help regulate intestinal flora. It can be used for diarrhoea, stomach cramps, flatulence, sluggish bowels and Candida.
There is evidence that garlic may be beneficial to help reduce the symptoms of rheumatism and arthritis. It is also an excellent source of iodine and is of benefit for those suffering from an under active thyroid.
To avoid the strong aromatic smell in the skin, breath and lungs, eat fresh parsley to help eliminate the odour. Garlic is always best used fresh.

The cloves are effective for skin infections and acne, especially when the fresh juice is applied. It can also be applied to insect bites, boils and unbroken chilblains.


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