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Science: Medicinal Plants – Special Interest Unit

  /  Science: Medicinal Plants – Special Interest Unit


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This Schoolio unit focuses on medicinal plants and herbs!

In this 49-page unit, your student will study the following lessons:

  • Rethinking Weeds
  • Medicinal Herbs
  • Gathering and Preparing Medicinal Herbs
  • Ways to Use Medicinal Herbs
  • Teas, Infusions, and Decoctions
  • Herbal Syrups
  • Tinctures and Extracts
  • Herbal Infused Oils
  • Making Your Own Skincare Products
  • Plan a Medicinal Herb Garden


This unit is designed for any level student who is a beginner in the area of medicinal plants and herbs. Activities in this unit include recognizing, harvesting, and preparing local plants, as well as making a tea, a syrup, a tincture, an oil, and a salve. In the culminating project, students consider and plan their own medicinal herbal garden.


Disclaimer: This unit does not include health or medical advice.

The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images, and other material contained in any Schoolio Learning Inc. materials is for educational and informational purposes only. Do not pick or consume any plant life without absolute certainty of what it is. Always confirm with a minimum of three different sources before proceeding. Schoolio Learning Inc. cannot be held responsible for the actions of individuals and does not claim to be providing any medical or medicinal advice. No material provided is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or mental health care provider with any questions you may have regarding medical conditions or treatments, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it because of something you have read in this booklet or on our website.