Respiratory System 

& Respiratory Immunity 

with appropriate herbs and supplements

with Matthew Wood and Phyllis D. Light

Herbalist with 75 Years of Joint Experience 

as Consulting Herbalists & Herbal Authors


This class will help the student gain an overview of the entire respiratory system in both acute and chronic state, from viruses to chronic lung damage, and everything in-between.  Immune implications and interactions with the system will be included.  It prepares one for family and community work and also serves as a basic foundation for professional herbal work.

Matthew Wood and Phyllis D. Light are co-authors of the book (with Francis Bonaldo) of

"Traditional Western Herbalism and Pulse Evaluation: A Conversation" by Matthew Wood, Francis Bonaldo L.Ac. and Phyllis D. Light M.A.  Learn about the book here and learn more about Matthew and Phyllis here.

 

This class includes


Introductory Understanding of:

• Anatomy and Physiology of the Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract

• Immune Interactions with the respiratory system.

• Intrinsic Epithelial Barrier, i.e., mucosa linings

• Thermoregulation system (quick reference)

• Lung role in maintaining body fluid pH; removing excess H2O


Acute, Subacute and Chronic Respiratory Issues

• Acute infections, viruses, bacteria, colds, flus, fevers, and Covid-19 (Coronavirus) symptoms

• Transition of viral infections to bacterial infections, especially in the lungs.  

• Allergies, molds, pollens, cat dander, pollution, smoke inhalation.  

• Lower respiratory conditions, acute, subacute, and chronic. 

 

Chronic lung damage 

• Pleuritic stitches, scar tissue, asthma.

 

Synergies with other organs and systems

• Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, Liver, Kidneys.


Online Materials

View 100+ pages of manuscripts by Matthew Wood and Phyllis D. Light!


Certificate of Completion 

Online Help from Teachers


Important Details

Start at anytime! Complete the lessons at your own pace. 

Certificates designed and signed by Matthew Wood are available to those who successfully complete all tests with a passing grade of 70% or better. 

The test willis approximately 100 multiple choice questions. Multiple attempts possible.

Curriculum

11 hours of video/audio

  • 3

    Support Materials

    • The Respiratory System - Matthew Wood - 99 Pages View Only

    • Respiratory System - Phyllis D. Light - 8 pages View Only

  • 4

    Day 1

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 1 Webinar Chat Text

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 1.1 - Video

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 1.1 - Audio

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 1.2 - Audio

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 2 Webinar Chat Text

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 2.1 - Video

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 2.1 - Audio

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 1.2 - Video

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 2.2 - Audio

    • RESP - Day 1 Part 2.2 - Video

  • 5

    Day 2

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 1 Webinar Chat Text

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 1.1 - Video

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 1.1 - Audio

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 1.2 - Audio

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 2 Webinar Chat Text

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 2.1 - Audio

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 1.2 - Video

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 2.1 - Video

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 2.2 - Video

    • RESP - Day 2 Part 2.2 - Audio

  • 6

    Tests

    • ORGANS and SYSTEMS - 47 Questions

    • MUCUS - 16 Questions

    • COUGHS - 14 Questions

    • Respiratory System Test - Phyllis D. Light - 30 Questions

  • 7

    Congratulations, you've completed the Respiratory System and Respiratory Immunity Course!

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What Students are Saying...

5 star rating

Great class

Cynthia Breunig

Timely and thorough, full of stories, cases and insight. Thank you so much for the knowledge wisdom and experience you both have shared!

Timely and thorough, full of stories, cases and insight. Thank you so much for the knowledge wisdom and experience you both have shared!

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5 star rating

lots of good info

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