COURSE 05: HIAAYU5 – Ayurvedic Pharmacology: Herbs (Aushadi)

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Diploma of Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultation HLT52615

Total number of units – 18

  1. HLTAYV001 Develop Ayurvedic practice
  2. HLTAYV002 Make Ayurvedic lifestyle assessments
  3. HLTAYV003 Provide Ayurvedic bodywork therapies
  4. HLTAYV004 Provide Ayurvedic lifestyle advice
  5. HLTAYV005 Provide advice on Ayurvedic nutrition
  6. HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  7. HLTWHS004 Manage work health and safety
  8. HLTINF004 Manage the prevention and control of infection
  9. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  10. CHCCOM006 Establish and manage client relationships
  11. CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  12. BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning
  13. CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  14. CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
  15. CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  16. CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
  17. CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  18. HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid


You will be required to attend the HIA Gold Coast campus on 4 occasions, to complete your practical training, which includes; Abhyanga, Kati basti, Shirodhara and conducting Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultations.

  1. Three-day practical training – Abhyanga (massage). Gold Coast campus
  2. Three-day practical training – Kati basti and Shirodhara. Gold Coast campus
  3. Seven-day retreat – Nirvana Wellbeing retreat. Gold Coast
  4. Seven-day practicum – Ayurvedic consultations / treatments / assessment. Gold Coast campus

Course 5 – HIAAYU5

Ayurvedic Pharmacology. Herbs. (Aushadi)

Table of Contents

LESSON 5.1              The Science of Substances (dravya)
Topic 5.1.1                  Definition of dravya guna vignyan
Topic 5.1.2                  The seven phenomena in Ayurveda
Topic 5.1.3                  Twenty attributes (gunas)

LESSON 5.2              Ayurvedic Nutrition (ahaar)
Topic 5.2.1                  Definition of ahaar
Topic 5.2.2                  Definition of taste (rasa)
Topic 5.2.3                  Constitution and diet
Topic 5.2.4                  Good health
Topic 5.2.5                  Life Force (prana) and Taste (rasa)

LESSON 5.3              Six tastes (shad rasas)
Topic 5.3.1                  Sweet (madhura)
Topic 5.3.2                  Sour (amla)
Topic 5.3.3                  Salty (lavana)
Topic 5.3.4                  Pungent (katu)
Topic 5.3.5                  Bitter (tikta)
Topic 5.3.6                  Astringent (kashaya)

LESSON 5.4              Potency (energetics) of taste (virya)
Topic 5.4.1                  Definition of virya

LESSON 5.5              Post digestive taste (vipaka)
Topic 5.5.1                  Definition of vipaka

LESSON 5.6              Special potency (prabhava)
Topic 5.6.1                  Definition of prabhava

LESSON 5.7              Ayurvedic Pharmacological Definitions
Topic 5.7.1                  Ayurvedic Pharmacological Definitions

LESSON 5.8              Herbs

Topic 5.8.01             Aloe vera. Kumari

Topic 5.8.02             Asafoetida.  Hingu  

Topic 5.8.03             Ashoka

Topic 5.8.04             Asparagus racemosus.  Shatavari

Topic 5.8.05             Basil. Tulsi

Topic 5.8.06             Bengal quince.  Bilva

Topic 5.8.07             Bhibitaki

Topic 5.8.08             Bhrungaraj

Topic 5.8.09             Black Grape. Draksha  

Topic 5.8.10             Black pepper. Maricha  

Topic 5.8.11             Brown mustard. Rajika  

Topic 5.8.12             Camphor. Karpoor   

Topic 5.8.13             Cardamon. Ela

Topic 5.8.14             Celery seeds. Ajwain or Ajmoda  

Topic 5.8.15             Champak.

Topic 5.8.16             Chitrak.

Topic 5.8.17             Cinnamon. Twak  

Topic 5.8.18             Clove. Lavanga  

Topic 5.8.19             Coconut. Narikel

Topic 5.8.20             Coriander. Dhanyaka

Topic 5.8.21             Country. mallow  Bala

Topic 5.8.22             Cumin. Jeerak  

Topic 5.8.23             Date. Kharjoor

Topic 5.8.24             Drumstick.  Shigru

Topic 5.8.25             Fennel. Shatapushpa

Topic 5.8.26             Fenugreek. Methika

Topic 5.8.27             Garlic.  Rasona

Topic 5.8.28             Ginger. Ardrak  

Topic 5.8.29             Gokshur

Topic 5.8.30             Guggulu

Topic 5.8.31             Haritaki

Topic 5.8.32             Indian Gooseberry. (Amla) – Amalaki

Topic 5.8.33             Kutaja

Topic 5.8.34             Lime. Nimbuka

Topic 5.8.35             Liquorice. Yasthimadhu

Topic 5.8.36             Long Pepper.  Pippali

Topic 5.8.37             Mango. Amra

Topic 5.8.38             Mishreya

Topic 5.8.39             Neem. Nimba

Topic 5.8.40             Onion.  Palandu

Topic 5.8.41             Pomegranite. Dadima

Topic 5.8.42             Punarnava

Topic 5.8.43             Safed Musali

Topic 5.8.44             Salt. Seindev

Topic 5.8.45             Sandalwood. Chandana

Topic 5.8.46             Senna. Varnapatri

Topic 5.8.47             Sesame. Til  

Topic 5.8.48             Sugar cane. Ikshu

Topic 5.8.49             Turmeric. Haridra

Topic 5.8.50              Winter cherry. Ashwaghanda

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