Know the active ingredients used in phytotherapy, their pharmaceutical forms and galenic preparations is essential for nurses. This Postgraduate Certificate is the key to the best training in this area of intervention”

At present, there is a scientific basis that supports the efficacy of many phytotherapeutic products for certain conditions. Phytotherapy should be used in therapeutics to deal with the situations it has proven to be useful and safe.

For phytotherapeutics to be effective, the proper preparations must be made, both in terms of indications and form of administration.

This program offers a current vision of Phytotherapy and its application in the health field, including the latest contributions and advances. The contents are guaranteed by the teaching staff on the program, since they have all worked in the field of Phytotherapy, or in a related one, in some way, shape or form. Thus, the student will learn based on the experience of the teachers and experience evidence-based medicine, which results in training the student to be more effective and accurate. Given, on the one hand, that different university programs generally lack a deep and continuous updated Training in Phytotherapy; and, on other other, that current health trends lean toward safe and effective natural remedies, students must be offered the possibility of expanding their knowledge and therapeutic skills with greater training in the use of medical plants, both from a professional and academic perspective so as to prepare themselves for the future in the field.

Get up to date in all the latest developments in the field of Phytotherapy by completing the most effective program on the field and the academic market”

This Postgraduate Certificate in Active Plant Ingredients, Pharmaceutical Forms and Galenic Preparations contains the most complete and up to date scientific program on the market. The most important features of the program include:

  • Latest technology in online teaching software
  • A highly visual teaching system, supported by graphic and schematic contents that are easy to assimilate and understand  
  • Practical cases presented by practicing experts
  • State-of-the-art interactive video systems
  • Teaching supported by telepractice  
  • Continuous updating and recycling systems 
  • Autonomous learning: full compatibility with other occupations 
  • Practical exercises for self-assessment and learning verification
  • Support groups and educational synergies: questions to the expert, debate and knowledge forums
  • Communication with the professors and individual reflection work 
  • Content is available from any fixed or portable device with an Internet connection
  • Supplementary documentation databases are permanently available, even after students complete the program

Include in your practice the mastery of Phytotherapy and improve patient care with new alternative methods in treatment and prevention”

Our teaching staff is composed of medical professionals, practicing specialists. That way we can be sure to offer you the training update we aim to provide. A multidisciplinary team of doctors trained and experienced in different environments, who will develop the theoretical knowledge in an efficient way, but, above all, will bring their practical knowledge derived from their own experience to the course: one of the differential qualities of this training.

This mastery of the subject is complemented by the effectiveness of the methodology used in the design of this course. Developed by a multidisciplinary team of e-learning experts, it integrates the latest advances in educational technology. This way, you will be able to study with a range of comfortable and versatile multimedia tools that will give you the operability you need in your training. 

The design of this program is based on Problem-Based Learning: an approach that conceives learning as a highly practical process. To achieve this remotely, we will use telepractice: With the help of an innovative, interactive video system, and learning from an expert, students will be able to acquire the knowledge as if they were dealing with the case they are studying in real time. A concept that will allow you to integrate and fix learning in a more realistic and permanent way.

With a methodological design based on proven teaching techniques, this Postgraduate Certificate will take you through different teaching approaches to allow you to learn in a dynamic and effective way"

It includes clinical cases to bring the program as close as possible to the reality of health care practice"


The contents of this program have been developed by the different professors with with a clear purpose: to ensure that our students acquire each and every one of the necessary skills to become true experts in this field. 

A highly scientific training program created to teach you how to safely incorporate Phytotherapy into your daily praxis”

Module 1. Active Plant Ingredients, Pharmaceutical Forms and Galenic Preparations

1.1. Active Ingredients: Main Groups and Properties, as a Basis that Justifies the use of Phytotherapy
1.2. Carbohydrates, Lipids, Proteins, and Sulfocyanogenetic Heterosides and their Therapeutic Application
1.3. Simple Phenols, Coumarins and Lignans and their therapeutic application
1.4. Flavonoids and their Therapeutic Application
1.5. Tannins and Quinones and their Application
1.6. Isoprenoids, Saponins and Cardiotonic Heterosides and their Application
1.7. Resins and their Application
1.8. Alkaloids and their Application
1.9. Magistral Formulation in Phytotherapy
1.10. Other Pharmaceutical Forms in Phytotherapy
1.11. Industrial Processing of Herbal Medicines

A comprehensive teaching program, structured in well-developed units, oriented toward a high impact learning and training experience”