Quick facts about this short course.
What makes this course a great choice?
Balinese traditional and complementary medicine, known as Usada Bali, is one of the prominent aspects of Balinese culture. Balinese traditional healing practices use natural herbs and spices, holistic therapies and ancient wisdom to cure physical and mental illness. The course introduces the basic concept, some techniques and practices of Balinese traditional therapies including Usada Bali based herbal remedies, Balinese massage, energy and spiritual healing through yoga and meditation.
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The course content of our Balinese Traditional & Complementary Medicine program
The course aims to:
Provide students with an introduction to Balinese traditional and complementary medicine.
Provide students with an introduction to some techniques and practices of Balinese traditional and complementary medicine.
Provide students with experiences to perform some of Usada Bali-base herbal preparations and formulations.
The philosophies of traditional and complementary medicine in Indonesia,
Efficacy, safety and quality of herbal medicine
Traditional Medicine Therapies (TMT)
The philosophy and history of Usada Bali I
General procedure of herbal medicines preparation
Production of herb simplisia
An overview of bioactive compounds of medicinal plants with regard to their uses in traditional and complementary medicine
An overview of methods generally used for isolation of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants
Production of herbal extracts
Herbal medicine formulation I (for oral)
Herbal medicine formulation II (for topical administration)
Production of herbal products: herbal drink
Production of herbal products: massage products (oil, scrub, aromatherapy)
These amazing field trips are part of your summer course in Bali.
As an Upskill student in Bali, you will not only get to know the tradition and culture of the island, but also experience the local environment and explore all the activities you can do on the island of gods. Our field trips are some of the favorite parts of our Upskill alumni. We are currently planning the details of your field trips, but the following trips will most likely be part of your Balinese Traditional & Complementary Medicine summer course:
Your classroom: The Balinese community.
Bali's nature and culture are two of the island's most important characteristics. The concepts of traditional Balinese medicine have been passed down through generations. Its holistic approach seeks to balance the body, mind and spirit through various natural remedies and techniques. Be it traditional Indonesian massages, or famous herbal drinks such as Jamu, in Bali you will find experts in all fields related to traditional & complementary medicine. Within this short course you will have several opportunities to experience the Balinese approach to health and healing, through theoretical learning, as well as hands-on activities directed by local experts. Dive into this unique and effective approach to healing that is deeply rooted in the island's rich cultural heritage.