BECOME AN HERBALIST: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Level Virtual Training Courses

BECOME AN HERBALIST: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Level Virtual Training Courses

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Welcome to "BECOME AN HERBALIST: Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Level Virtual Training Courses"

Embark on a transformative journey through the captivating world of herbalism with our comprehensive three-level virtual training program. Whether you're a curious beginner, an aspiring herbal practitioner, or a seasoned healthcare professional, this course series has something extraordinary to offer.

Level 1: Beginner Herbalism - Discover the Magic of Herbs In this foundational course, immerse yourself in the enchanting realm of medicinal plants. Learn the art of herbal preparations, delve into herbal energetics, and develop your herbal toolkit. Uncover the secrets of herbal remedies for common ailments and ignite your passion for natural healing.

Level 2: Intermediate Herbalism - Deepening Your Herbal Knowledge Take your herbal journey to the next level with advanced botany, herbal pharmacology, and formulation techniques. Explore the therapeutic applications of herbs for various health conditions, and gain confidence in creating personalized herbal protocols.

Level 3: Advanced Herbalism - Mastering the Art and Science For seasoned herbalists and healthcare practitioners, this level presents a pinnacle of expertise. Dive into complex case studies, refine your clinical skills, and engage in advanced herbal research. Elevate your herbal practice to new heights and cultivate a thriving career as a master herbalist.

Experience the richness of herbal wisdom and the guidance of expert instructors, all from the comfort of your own space. Join us on this transformative herbal adventure! REGISTER TODAY!

Course Outlines & Curriculum

Beginner Course 

Course Title: Introduction to Herbalism - Exploring the World of Plant Medicine

Course Overview: This beginner-level course provides a comprehensive introduction to the art and science of herbalism. Students will explore the fascinating world of medicinal plants, learning about their historical uses, therapeutic properties, and practical applications. Through a combination of theory, hands-on activities, and herbal preparations, participants will gain the knowledge and skills to incorporate herbal remedies into their daily lives.

Course Duration: 8 weeks (One class per week)

Week 1: Introduction to Herbalism

  • What is herbalism? A brief history and evolution of herbal medicine
  • Understanding the concept of holistic health and the mind-body connection
  • Introduction to basic botany: Identifying and classifying medicinal plants

Week 2: Building Your Herbal Toolkit

  • Essential tools and equipment for the budding herbalist
  • Understanding herbal preparations: Infusions, decoctions, tinctures, salves, and more
  • Sourcing and storing herbs: Wildcrafting, sustainable harvesting, and purchasing guidelines

Week 3: Herbal Energetics and Actions

  • Exploring herbal energetics: Hot, cold, moist, dry, and their applications
  • Understanding herbal actions: Astringent, diuretic, nervine, adaptogen, and more
  • Introduction to herbal taste profiles and their therapeutic significance

Week 4: Herbal Safety and Contraindications

  • Important safety considerations and potential herb-drug interactions
  • Identifying contraindications for specific herbs and populations
  • Responsible use and dosage guidelines for herbal remedies

Week 5: Herbal Remedies for Digestive Health

  • Understanding the digestive system and common imbalances
  • Herbal remedies for indigestion, bloating, constipation, and more
  • Creating your digestive health herbal toolkit

Week 6: Herbal Remedies for Stress and Anxiety

  • The impact of stress on the body and mind
  • Adaptogenic herbs and nervines for stress relief
  • Crafting herbal preparations to support emotional well-being

Week 7: Herbal Remedies for Immune Support

  • Understanding the immune system and its defense mechanisms
  • Immune-boosting herbs for prevention and acute support
  • Formulating herbal remedies to strengthen immunity

Week 8: Herbal First Aid and Beyond

  • Herbal remedies for common ailments: Coughs, colds, headaches, and wounds
  • Creating a personalized herbal first aid kit
  • Final project: Developing a simple herbal wellness plan

Course Conclusion and Graduation

Intermediate Course

Course Title: Intermediate Herbalism - Deepening Your Herbal Knowledge and Practice

Course Overview: This intermediate-level course is designed for individuals with a foundational understanding of herbalism and herbal preparations. Students will delve deeper into the art and science of herbal medicine, exploring advanced topics and refining their herbal practice. Through hands-on experiences, case studies, and in-depth learning, participants will enhance their expertise in herbal remedies and gain confidence in addressing various health concerns.

Course Duration: 10 weeks (One class per week)

Week 1: Review and Herbal Assessment

  • Brief review of foundational herbalism concepts
  • Conducting a thorough herbal assessment: Gathering client information and understanding case studies
  • Ethical considerations in herbal practice: Informed consent and client confidentiality

Week 2: Advanced Botany and Plant Identification

  • Advanced plant identification techniques and plant families
  • Studying the ecology and bioregional aspects of medicinal plants
  • Field trip: Wildcrafting and sustainable harvesting practices

Week 3: Herbal Pharmacology and Constituents

  • In-depth study of herbal constituents: Alkaloids, flavonoids, terpenes, and more
  • Understanding herbal actions and their physiological effects
  • Herbal synergy and formulation principles

Week 4: Herbal Formulation and Medicine Making

  • Advanced formulation techniques for complex health conditions
  • Creating compound herbal remedies: Formulating blends for specific needs
  • Exploring advanced herbal preparations: Oxymels, glycerites, and liniments

Week 5: Herbal Energetics Revisited

  • Advanced herbal energetics: Merging multiple energetic qualities in formulations
  • Balancing energetics for individual constitutions and imbalances
  • Integrating taste, energetics, and actions for optimal herbal efficacy

Week 6: Herbal Therapeutics: Skin Conditions and Beyond

  • Herbal remedies for various skin conditions: Eczema, psoriasis, acne, and more
  • Herbal support for the respiratory, cardiovascular, and nervous systems
  • Integrating herbalism with other healing modalities

Week 7: Advanced Herbal Medicine Making Lab

  • In-depth herbal preparation workshops: Extracts, poultices, compresses, and fomentations
  • Incorporating aromatic herbs for emotional and spiritual healing
  • Hands-on practice in a supervised setting

Week 8: Clinical Herbalism and Client Care

  • Navigating client consultations with confidence and professionalism
  • Developing individualized herbal protocols for clients
  • Case studies and real-life scenarios in clinical herbal practice

Week 9: Herbal Detoxification and Cleansing

  • Understanding the body's natural detoxification processes
  • Herbs for liver and kidney support, lymphatic cleansing, and whole-body detox
  • Integrating herbal detoxification protocols safely and effectively

Week 10: Herbal Integration and Holistic Wellness

  • Cultivating your herbal practice: Building a community and fostering herbal education
  • Practicing self-care and sustainability as a herbalist
  • Final project: Developing a comprehensive herbal wellness plan

Course Conclusion and Graduation

Advanced Course 

Course Title: Advanced Herbalism - Mastering the Art and Science of Herbal Medicine

Course Overview: This advanced-level course is designed for seasoned herbalists and healthcare practitioners seeking to deepen their knowledge and expertise in herbal medicine. Students will delve into the complexities of herbal therapeutics, advanced formulation techniques, and clinical applications. Through case studies, research projects, and practical apprenticeships, participants will refine their skills as master herbalists and gain proficiency in addressing complex health issues.

Course Duration: 12 weeks (One class per week)

Week 1: Advanced Herbal Pharmacology

  • Exploring advanced pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of herbal constituents
  • Toxicology and herb-drug interactions: Identifying potential risks and contraindications
  • Research methods in herbal pharmacology and evidence-based herbal medicine

Week 2: Advanced Formulation and Herb Pairing

  • Advanced formulation strategies for chronic and multifaceted health conditions
  • Combining herbs for enhanced therapeutic synergy and targeted interventions
  • Herbal combinations for personalized wellness plans

Week 3: Case Studies in Clinical Herbalism

  • Analyzing complex case studies and developing comprehensive herbal protocols
  • Clinical assessment and differential diagnosis in herbal practice
  • Integrating advanced herbalism with conventional medicine

Week 4: Advanced Phytochemistry and Plant Constituents

  • In-depth study of secondary metabolites and their therapeutic effects
  • Analyzing plant chemistry and its relationship to herbal actions
  • Examining the role of plant chemistry in herbal energetics and formulation

Week 5: Advanced Herbal Medicine Making Lab

  • Hands-on workshops in advanced herbal preparations: Supercritical CO2 extracts, resins, and oleoresins
  • Creating professional-grade herbal products for external and internal use
  • Quality control and standardization of herbal preparations

Week 6: Herbal Therapeutics: Autoimmune and Chronic Diseases

  • Herbal support for autoimmune conditions: Rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, etc.
  • Herbal strategies for managing chronic diseases: Diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, etc.
  • Designing long-term herbal protocols for complex health challenges

Week 7: Advanced Clinical Skills and Practicum

  • Practicing advanced client care and case management
  • Integrating intuition and energetics in clinical herbalism
  • Apprenticeships and supervised practice with experienced herbalists

Week 8: Advanced Herbal Nutrition and Dietary Support

  • Herbal approaches to nutritional imbalances and deficiencies
  • Incorporating herbalism into therapeutic diets and culinary practices
  • Exploring the role of herbal adaptogens in stress management

Week 9: Herbal Medicine for Mental Health

  • Herbal interventions for anxiety, depression, and other mental health disorders
  • Understanding the gut-brain connection and herbal remedies for cognitive health
  • Herbal approaches to supporting emotional well-being and spiritual growth

Week 10: Advanced Herbal Research and Ethnobotany

  • Conducting advanced herbal research projects and literature reviews
  • Exploring global herbal traditions and indigenous uses of medicinal plants
  • Preserving traditional knowledge and sustainability in herbalism

Week 11: Integrative Herbal Medicine

  • Integrating herbal medicine with other holistic modalities: Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, etc.
  • Collaborative approaches to patient care and holistic wellness
  • Building relationships with other healthcare practitioners

Week 12: Advanced Herbal Business and Professional Development

  • Strategies for building a successful herbal practice or business
  • Ethical considerations in herbal entrepreneurship and marketing
  • Graduation and final projects: Presenting advanced herbal research or case studies

Course Conclusion and Graduation

Tuition & Fees

Beginner Course

  • $500 Enrollment Fee (deposit)
  • $500.00 Tuition Cost (includes Student Participation Manual, Course Handouts, Tests/Exams and Certificate of Completion)
  • $500 Starter Herb Kit (optional)
  • Total Tuition & Fees: $1000

Intermediate Course

  • $500.00 Enrollment Fee (deposit applied to tuition cost)
  • $1000 Tuition Cost (includes Student Participation Manual, Course Handouts, Tests/Exams and Certificate of Completion) 
  • $500 Starter Herb Kit (mandatory)
  • Private Facebook Membership
  • Bi-Annual Continuing Education
  • Total Tuition & Fees: $2000.00

Advanced Course

  • $500 Enrollment Fee (deposit applied to tuition cost)
  • $2000 Tuition Cost (includes Student Participation Manual, Course Handouts, Tests/Exams and Herbalist Certification) 
  • Private Facebook Membership
  • Quarterly Continuing Education
  • $500 Starter Herb Kit (mandatory)
  • Total Tuition & Fees: $3000


Payment Plans & Financing Available for Eligible Students. Secure 10% OFF by Paying In Full Today. Students must Achieve 85% or Above in the Advanced Course to be Awarded Herbalist Certification. Tutoring & Study Guides Provided Free of Charge.