Herbal Education Schools

Disclaimer: The schools listed below are only offered as reference to potential students wishing to further their knowledge in the art of herbal medicine. However, the schools included in this list DO NOT signify that the American Herbalists Guild (AHG) endorses the content and/or quality of any trainings or programs offered by any of the institutions listed, nor should it be considered to reflect the views or opinions of any representative of the AHG. Read More

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A Joyful Belly School of Ayurveda

Joyful Belly is the premier Ayurveda school for food and digestion. We have the most extensive clinical training of Ayurveda programs in the West, and are known for our down-to-earth, practical teaching style. We explain Ayurveda's natural methods simply and thoroughly - demystifying them for practical use in a modern clinic, or at home. We offer the public thousands of free recipes and food related content, diet tools, food & health related articles & free monthly webinars. Our professional training courses include: * Fundamentals of Ayurvedic Medicine: 2 year Ayurveda Health Counselor Certification * Ayurvedic Herbalist Certification: Herbal Strategies, Formulas, & Pharmacology (1 year) * Master Ayurvedic Digestion & Nutrition: 1 year Digestive Health Coach Certification In addition to teaching, we are a research institution and publish over 75 novel research studies in food and digestion a year. Our teachers are trained in active learning techniques for medical learning - so you have a dynamic and engaging learning experience. Our online multimedia learning tools offer an experiential education that is more effective than traditional classroom settings, where the teacher may be more than 50 feet away from the students. The Joyful Belly school emphasizes professional integrative medicine to appeal to a broad range of individuals, ensuring that your future clinical practice will have broad appeal in your local community. Expect your practice to be well-received in both sm...

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship
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Phone: 828-252-0222
Address:
PO Box 1474
Asheville, NC, 28802
United States

 

ACORN School of Herbal Medicine

ACORN offers professional training in Clinical Herbalism, Nutrition, and the Vitalist Tradition of Nature Cure therapeutics. Our programs are rooted in the Physiomedicalist lineage, with a core curriculum developed by Paul Bergner, founder of the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism. School Director, Heather Luna, builds on this material by adding experiential learning opportunities, individualized guidance, and a case-based learning community. Heather’s decades of clinical experience allow her to synthesize the work of previous generations in vitalist therapeutics with the applied skills needed to cultivate healthy lifestyle habits in the modern age.

Our entry level Footprints program establishes a foundation in herbalism by teaching therapeutics for acute conditions, materia medica, and medicine making. Knowledge of materia medica is reinforced through tasting, journaling, and hands-on projects. Our Advanced program offers pre-clinical training by covering therapeutics for the treatment of chronic diseases, how to perform a complete client intake, maintain follow up visits, and analyze a case.
Our Clinical program provides real life experience through work in our Free Clinic under faculty supervision. Interns meet with clients, write up cases for peer review, perform follow up visits, track symptoms for recorded progress, and create transformative client protocols. The Roundtable format creates the ultimate experience for community learning in clinical practice.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Supervised Clinical Mentorship
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Phone: 5309553131
Address:
427 Coyote St
Nevada City, CA, 95959
United States

 

Albuquerque Herbalism/Yerba Mansa Project

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Phone: 5052481774
Address:
P.O. Box 6493
Albuquerque, NM, 87197
United States

 

American College of Healthcare Sciences

Herbalist school

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 5032440726
Address:
5005 S. Macadam Avenue
Portland, OR, 97239
United States

 

Ancestral Arts Apothecary

Ancestral Arts Apothecary (formally Ancestral Apothecary) school is dedicated to the study of herbal, folk and indigenous medicine. Since 1997, we have been committed to creating a learning community which honors the diverse cultural healing traditions of the Bay Area. Our school centers on BIPOC and QTBIPOC students and herbal traditions. Our intention is to empower the next generation of intersectional herbalists.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Curanderismo, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 415-269-6022
Address:
420 Fairmount Avenue
Oakland, CA, 94611
United States

 

Appalachian Center for Natural Health

The Appalachian Center for Natural Health offers three certificate programs of instruction: Family Herbalist Program (FHP), Community Herbalist Program (CHP) and the Herbal Practitioner Program (HPP). Together all three form the Practitioner Program at ACNH.

The Family Herbalist Program is a nine month foundation program with an emphasis on learning your herbs and your body. It includes herbs for specific body systems, the functional physiology of the primary body systems, and home remedies based on both folk remedies and science.

In the Community Herbalist Program, you’ll build on the information learned in the Family Herbalist Program. In CHP, we move into a deeper understanding of how the body works by looking at the functioning of the endocrine system, how we make energy, methylation, epigenetics, and herbs, foods, and other aids for balance.

The student will learn about natural approaches to mental health issues, autoimmune disorders, herb/drug interactions and contraindications, chronic illnesses, and healthy aging. We’ll continue to look at the effect of nutrition on health and well-being, especially the effect of nutrition on specific disorders. Case studies abound in HPP.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Other
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship
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Phone: 2565299299
Address:
341 South Main Street
Arab, AL, 35016
United States

 

ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism

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ArborVitae School of Traditional Herbalism offers a 3 year professional program for those wishing to pursue clinical herbal knowledge since 2012. We incorporate a number of traditional energetic approaches, including Traditional Western Herbalism, Vitalism, Ayurveda, and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Expert instructors come with a well-developed philosophy and practice, offering a range of perspectives that contribute to a diverse and exceptional herbal education.

Classes are a hybrid of in-person and live online instruction. Students can expect to spend 1 weekend (3 days) per month in-person and 3 weekdays per month live online. Some days will be spent outdoors within the Hudson Valley area. Students who complete the first year of study at ArborVitae can expect to gain an essential understanding of herbal medicine, with application for friends and family. The second and third year curricula delves more specifically into clinical herbalism and further specializations in herbal practices. The three years are designed to be comprehensive.

Our free Community Herb Clinic, staffed by our 3rd year clinical students under supervision of faculty, provides services both on-site and remotely, with mutual sharing of herbal knowledge and traditions. We also offer community classes throughout the year to support our mission of being a progressive community resource for increasing public access to comprehensive herbal knowledge and care.

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Hands on/ In person lecture

 

Phone: (646) 721-5998
Address:
181 Huguenot St
New Paltz, NY, 12561
United States

 

Artemisia Academy

Artemisia Academy was formed from the dream that the healers journey could help other practitioners find their path and become HEALED healers, with healthy boundaries, clear expectations, and a strong emphasis that helping others should not come at our own bodies expense.

As a holistic practitioner, it is our job to become a model of self-care, and to teach from example rather than authority.  Here, we work to learn how to heal ourselves FIRST, and let the overflow of healing have an osmosis affect on the lives around us. 

As "Healed Healers", we are facilitators and teachers, rather than martyrs.  Making sure that we pass this on as our primary lesson in everything we do, we hope to make ourselves and our students the model of healed healers to practice true sustainability to help heal the world!

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Artemisia Academy currently offers both online and in-person community based education for herbal enthusiasts in Santa Barbara, the Southern California region, and beyond.  Come learn your plants, and reconnect with yourself, the land and your community!
 
Whether you are looking to:
* Start your herbal journey as an Herbal Apprentice
* Step into your role as a Community Herbalist
* Learn to protect our local plants at our In-Person Herb Walks
* Get your hands dirty in our Hands-On Herbal Workshops
 
We welcome you to take the journey with us as we create a more vibrant plant-loving community of healed healer's across the world!

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 805) 769-4926
Address:
735 State St. #428
Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
United States

 

Ayurvedic Living School

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Be nurtured by the mother of all medicines, connect deeply to the healing powers of nature, reclaim your own body wisdom, and learn to trust and listen to your own inner guidance with the support of our women-centered Ayurveda Professional Programs and community of natural healers, guides and change-makers.

Calling all big-hearted serial-givers, empaths, yogis, therapists, moms & multi-passionate wellness pros, our unique ayurveda trainings are rooted in an embodied feminine approach to both learning and living ayurveda. Our trainings are one-part personal transformation and one-part professional education. Make this your year to reclaim your health, transform your life, and launch your career in natural healing. Together we are raising the consciousness of the planet and supporting you to reclaim your birthright as the self, family and community healer and leader you were born to be.

We train:

* Ayurveda Herbalists
* Ayurveda Health & Life Coaches
* Ayurveda Nutritionists
* Ayurveda Practitioners

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Supervised Clinical Mentorship
Learning materials: Live webinar classes

 

Phone: 7076019025
Address:
1740 Loop Road
Fortuna, CA, 95540
United States

 

Bastyr University

Bastyr University is a nonprofit, private university offering doctoral, graduate and undergraduate degrees, with a multidisciplinary curriculum in science-based natural medicine. Recognized globally for its rigorous curriculum and strong research, Bastyr University has campuses in Kenmore, Washington, and San Diego, California. Bastyr's international faculty educate future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences, with an emphasis on integrating mind, body, spirit and nature.

Instruction Type: Bachelor of Science in Herbal Sciences degree (2-year completion degree). Instruction is in-person, hands-on, offering small class sizes.

Style of herbalism: Western Herbal Tradition, with some crossover from Eastern and Southern Hemisphere

What can students learn: An evidence-informed, science-based approach to traditional herbalism designed to prepare students for graduate work, research, quality assurance and authentication, formulating, cultivation and harvest, and processing. This program includes basic sciences such as botany, biochem, anatomy and physiology, as well as materia medica, medicine-making, pharmacognosy, and much more. Field studies and research are required.

Learning materials: We use classrooms, herb lab, analytical lab, forest, and our amazing medicinal herb teaching garden.

For more information please visit: http://www.bastyr.edu/ .

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry
Learning materials: Hands on/ In person lecture

 

Phone: 6195764236
Address:
7001 Ballena Way unit 29
CARLSBAD, CA, 92009
United States

 

Bellebuono School of Herbal Medicine

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Want to explore herbal medicine with down-to-earth learning that positions you to move forward? Herbalist and award-winning author of 7 herbal medicine books, Holly Bellebuono has helmed The Bellebuono School of Herbal Medicine since 2011. Students from around the world have joined in-person and online for kindred-building retreats, thorough academic workshops, and training as a Community Herbalist. Holly's comprehensive Community Herbalist Training Program is an online introductory program emphasizing Western Herbal Medicine focused on botany, chemistry, and anatomy and physiology—the most straightforward and welcoming foundational course available.

You’ll learn the most important processes of herbal medicine, truly understanding what you're doing when you work with plants and people. Students have included nurses, midwives, aromatherapists, massage therapists, yoga instructors, pharmacists, researchers, farmers, social workers, therapists, and of course herbalists. Students have gone on to work with leading herbal companies and study advanced herbal specialties.

Courses include
-Herbs for Mama & Baby (for midwives and moms)
-Herbs for The Brain (an intro to neurons, how the brain works, dementia, depression, and more)
-Herbal Actions (35 key, fundamental actions every herbalist & health professional needs to know)
-Formulary (an intro to combining herbs in formulas and blends)
-The comprehensive Community Herbalist Training Program

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Self-paced video, no closed captioning

 

Phone: 774-563-9677
Address:
PO Box 322
West Tisbury, MA, 02575
United States

 

Berkeley Herbal Center

Established in 1995 in Berkeley, California, the Berkeley Herbal Center has evolved into one of the leading Clinical Western Herbalism Schools in the nation.

At Berkeley Herbal Center, our primary focus is to empower aspiring healers to embark on successful careers as practicing herbalists and educators. We are proud to provide integrated and extensive education in Western herbal medicine, equipping our students with a well rounded understanding of therapeutics, holistic health, constitutional theory, medicine making, and herbal formulation. We offer online and in-person certification programs to suit the needs of any aspiring herbalist.

Berkeley Herbal Center is one of the few schools nationwide to offer a clinical internship program in Western Herbalism. Under the expert guidance of our experienced staff, our first and second-year clinicians gain practical skills and experience through our low cost community clinic, preparing them for the realities of herbal practice.

We believe that by fostering a living knowledge of the healing powers of plants, we can make a meaningful impact on individuals' well-being and the wider community. With our commitment to sustainability, community engagement, and rigorous education, Berkeley Herbal Center is at the forefront of advancing Western herbal medicine.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 5109308050
Address:
1250 Addison St
Berkeley, CA, 94702
United States

 

Blackbird's Daughter Botanicals

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Looking for herbal education that blends science and spirit, practical and profound, with a hearty dose of social justice and environmental stewardship?

Our Sacred Gaian Herbalism Apprenticeships are for folks of all learning styles, experience levels, and walks of life. As Herbkin—our inclusive term for all who are drawn together through mutual love of the healing plants—we pride ourselves on co-creating a vibrant and welcoming learning community. Join us for a day, a semester, or the full 3-year program.
Through exploring bioregional plant spirit medicine, deep ecology, and diverse healing traditions from around the world and across time, this program encourages you to develop your own authentic relationship with plant-based medicine, without appropriation or spiritual bypassing.
Through study, ritual, research, hands-on medicine making, and tending our school apothecary gardens and United Plant Savers Botanical Sanctuary, we learn to embody herbalism in ways that support us as individuals and as inhabitants of a quickly changing world—safely, effectively, and wisely.
With virtual and in-person semesters, multiple tiers of participation to choose from, sliding scale tuition, and scholarships for BIPOC and Trans/2S students, these interactive courses will teach you far more than just how to use plants as medicine—this is herbalism for body, mind, and spirit; ancestors and descendants; family, community, ecosystems, and planet. Herbalism is your birthright—claim it!

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: African Traditional Herbalism, Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Curanderismo, Energetic Herbalism, Hoodoo/Afro-Caribbean, Native American Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Live webinar classes

 

Phone: 8025787931
Address:
57 Lois Lane
Barrington, NH, 03825
United States

 

Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

The Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine has been educating students in holistic herbal medicine since 1999. Based in the bio-diverse mountains around Asheville, NC, we teach a blend of Western traditions and Chinese medicine, with a focus on the plants that grow in the Southeast US. Plant walks and field trips are part of this program, and all other classes are held on our outdoor teaching platform. We offer equity discounts to BIPOC - please inquire.

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 828-505-0032
Address:
PO Box 151
Barnardsville, NC, 28709
United States

 

BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies

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BotanoLogos School of Herbal Studies in the mountain of northeast Georgia is the premiere school for herbal studies in Georgia. Since 1993 we've introduced thousands of students to the use of herbs with an emphasis on regional plants. Program founder and director, Patricia Kyritsi Howell, RH(AHG) is the author of Medicinal Plants of the Southern Appalachians. Programming ranges from day long plant walks with a focus on field botany skills, ethical wildcrafting and both edible and medicinal plants to in-depth training for aspiring clinical herbalists. We also offer online learning options including Crafting Your Herbal Practice, a six month virtual course designed to support herb students as they begin their herbal practice, that begins in September 2023.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Energetic Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Hands on/ In person lecture

 

Phone: 7064903904
Address:
68 North Main Street #3/PO Box 1926
Clayton, GA, 30525
United States

 

California College of Ayurveda

At the California College of Ayurveda, you have access to the highest quality education, healthcare and research in the field.

CCA offers the most extensive herbal training in the country. Our program is one of the few in the United States where residents and interns have the opportunity to make each and every medicine they prescribe to their patients and participate in a special herbal apprenticeship program taking herbs from seed to medicine.

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Phone: 530-478-9100
Address:
700 Zion St.
Nevada City, CA, 95959
United States

 

California School of Herbal Studies

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Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Hands on/ In person lecture

 

Phone: 707-887-7457
cshs@cshs.com
Address:
9309 Highway 116
Forestville, CA, 95436
United States

 

Cedar Mountain Herb School

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Transform your life in powerful, positive ways by connecting with the earth, others, & most importantly ~ yourself. Cedar Mountain Herb School teaches you how to tap in to the healing nature of plants & your own natural ability to heal & thrive. Join a community of like-minded folks, find & become the person you were born to be! With programs in Seattle, WA & Sandpoint ID, CMHS inspires & guides students to better health through medicinal plants & health education. Serving students for over 35 years, we provide the highest quality in herbal medicine education & all-natural living, whether you are learning about herbalism for personal use or building an herb business. Explore our live & recorded online workshops, in-person herbal workshops, apprenticeship programs, podcasts & articles to take your herbal knowledge & skills to the next level!

Suzanne Tabert is a bioregional herbalist, author, speaker, director of herbal education at the Cedar Mountain Herb School & adjunct professor at Bastyr University. Suzanne is a guest blogger for Mountain Rose Herbs, author of Wild & Beautiful: An Herbal Encyclopedia For Naturally Healthy Skin, and Quest for Calm: Herbal Empowerment for Resilient Emotional Health.

Heather Bruno, Seattle instructor, is a bio-regional herbalist, wildcrafter & medicine maker. She is an adjunct professor at Bastyr University & associate faculty at Edmonds College. CMHS is a biz member of UpS.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Hands on/ In person lecture

 

Phone: 3605405651
Address:
1903 Ontario Street
Sandpoint, ID, 83864
United States

 

Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine

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The Chestnut School of Herbal Medicine was founded in 2007 by Juliet Blankespoor in Cherokee Nation territory, in what is currently known as Asheville, North Carolina, nestled in the botanically rich Southern Appalachian Mountains.

We offer numerous online opportunities to learn, including the Herbal Medicine Making Course, the Foraging Course: Edible and Medicinal Wild Herbs, and the Herbal Immersion Program. Take a peek at our Course Comparison Chart to see which learning option is the best for you: https://chestnutherbs.com/coursecomparisonchart/

Our programs are centered on sustainability—for people, the planet, and the plants. All of our courses are about establishing a relationship with the herbs you use for medicine—an alliance that yields connection with your local landscape, knowledge of nourishing wild foods and medicinals, and the skills to craft high-potency herbal remedies.

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Self-paced video with closed captioning

 

Address:
73 Sanford Way
Weaverville, NC, 28787
United States

 

Clearpath School of Herbal Medicine

A rich and comprehensive program guiding students from the holistic foundations of Western, Chinese, and First Nations healing traditions to the doorstep of becoming clinical/community herbalists, offering a diverse and engaging range of workshops, classes and courses for herbal enthusiasts at all levels: including herbal field and identification knowledge, gardening and wildcrafting, preparations, theoretical and hands-on, herbal knowledge for self and family, and full programs for community and clinical herbalism. On-site and distance learning opportunities available (via Zoom), and online courses very soon, TBA.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 4132301733
Address:
125 Montague Road
Wendell, MA, 01379
United States

 

Cline Apothecary | Sewanee School of Herbal Medicine

Enrolling NOW! Accepting Herbal Fellow Applications: Email jen@clineapothecary.com for more details.

Cline Apothecary seeks to connect community with botanical medicine by providing education and carefully crafted natural products. Over the decades, we have served our communities, families, friends and clients using herbal-based healing and education. Cultivating herbs with care and intent allows us to offer products designed to optimize vitality while maintaining purity and integrity. We believe we are the bridge that empowers our community to reclaim their health & our collective environment. Sewanee School of Herbal Medicine was established in 2020 in Sewanee, Tennessee to help with our mission. We offer online distance, in-person and apprentice programs. We offer classes and serve the deaf and hearing impaired community as well. Contact us for more information.

www.clineapothecary.com
www.sewaneeschoolofherbalmedicine.com

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Self-paced video with closed captioning

 

Phone: 615-582-7750
Address:
111 Cumberland St
Cowan, TN, 37318
United States

 

College of Naturopathic Medicine

CNM, the College of Naturopathic Medicine, is offering On line and In class training in Herbal Medicine and Naturopathy to the highest possible proficiency. Graduates receive a qualification as a Herbalist and Naturopath at the end of their training. The training takes 3 – 5 years. In class teaching takes place at the London or Dublin campus. Our In house On line learning platform is specifically designed for on line learning. All lectures have been filmed and come together with high quality detailed handouts which are available 24/7. Tutors are always at hand to answer questions. Regular assessments and zoom sessions make sure the material is well understood. CNM’s herbal training is divided into 3 parts: Part 1: Biomedicine: Understand how the body functions, disease processes, understanding symptoms, diseases, infectious diseases, differential diagnostic, red flag symptoms, basic laboratory, drug – nutrient – herb interactions, when to refer. It's all about producing a safe practitioner. Naturopathy: Study Naturopathic principles and the laws of cure, detoxification, Chinese medicine energetic principles, basics of Naturopathic Nutrition, Iridology, Bach Flower Remedies, First Aid Homeopathy, Tissue Salts, Body work, Acupressure. Herbal Medicine 1: Herbal history and philosophy, herbal actions and their therapeutic applications, safety considerations, legal implications, plant anatomy and physiology, horticulture of plants, plant energetics (Chines and Ayurveda), case...

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Ayurveda, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship
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Phone: +441342410505
Address:
CNM, Unit 1 Bulrushes Farm
East Grinstead, WSX, RH19 4LZ
United Kingdom

 

College of Unani Tibb and Alternative medicine (CUTAM)

College of Unani Tibb and Alternative Medicine (CUTAM) is based in Manchester and London (United Kingdom). We offer courses in Unani Tibb, Western and Eastern Nutrition. These are professional in-person and online training programmes. We also offer workshops on related topics.

Our diploma level programmes are taught by highly experienced teachers and practitioners in their field of expertise. We look to train and develop individuals to be come practitioners at the highest skill level.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Unani-Tibb
What can students learn: Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Phytochemistry
Learning materials: Hands on/ In person lecture

 

Phone: (44)7415810582
Address:
17 Roundwood Road
Manchester, GTM, M22 4AU
United Kingdom

 

Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism

CSCH is an in-person Herbalism school in Lafayette, CO and offers Fundamentals, Advanced, and Clinical training in Western Herbalism, Integrated Nutrition, Field Botany, Aromatherapy, and Flower Essences. We are approved and regulated by the Colorado Department of Higher Education. Our Vitalist curriculum incorporates aspects of physiology and pathophysiology and equally values knowledge from traditional medicine, empirical observation, instinct, and intuition. We are a conscious community who values all individuals and cultivate a space for learning, care, and respect. Please reach out for more information at info@clinicalherbalism.com or call us at 720-406-8609. Our clinic, classroom, and apothecary are welcoming spaces for all. Come learn with us!

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 720-406-8609
Address:
424 E. Simpson
LAFAYETTE, CO, 80026
United States

 

CommonWealth Holistic Herbalism

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We offer training for your whole herbal journey - from beginners to professional & clinical mentorship, business skills and clinical practice management, marketing skills, GMP, and more.

Our courses are taught by self-paced video and are yours forever - lifetime access - and all future updates are added to your account free, automatically. Join live Q&A sessions twice weekly with your instructors, so that you can ask questions live and in person (recordings are archived so you can watch them all!). You can also submit questions in writing, answered daily.

Every course includes .mp3 files for every video so you can review on the go, anywhere! There are also printable quick guides, recipes, and worksheets. Our courses are all closed-captioned or have captioning in process. Mentorships are available for more intensive support, live in small groups.

Whether you’re making your first herbal medicines, seeing your first clients in our online free clinic, or launching your own clinical practice: we’re with you every step of the way!

We offer certificates, and will help you prepare to apply to be recognized as a Registered Herbalist.

We offer free resources so you can get to know us before you invest in our courses. Check out over 200 episodes of our Holistic Herbalism Podcast, and sign up for free courses at commonwealthherbs.com – with access to live Q&A sessions so you can meet us in person!

We offer reparations discounts to all Black and Indigenous students – just ask!

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Self-paced video with closed captioning

 

Phone: 6179393438
Address:
1660 Soldiers Field Road STE 7 #1061
Brighton, MA, 02135
United States

 

David Winston's Center for Herbal Studies

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Phone: 908-835-0822
Address:
P.O. Box 417
Riegelsville, PA, 18077
United States

 

Dominion Herbal College

Founded in 1926, Dominion Herbal College is the Oldest School of Herbal Medicine in North America. DHC is a Canadian designated learning institution providing the best source of herbal studies from basic to clinical levels, educating students to become competent in the field of Herbal Medicine. DHC and has been the inspiration of many great Herbalists including Dr. John Christopher, Dr. Bernard Jensen, Ella Birzneck, Jethro Kloss, Cascade Anderson Geller, Dr. Ryan Drum and Dr. Earl Mindell. Join the thousands of graduates who have improved their lives & health with DHC. Whether you want to start your career in Herbal Medicine or simply learn about herbs for health, DHC has a program for you. Online programs available!

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 888-342-1926
Address:
#271-5489 Byrne Road
Burnaby, BC, V5J 3J1
Canada

 

Equinox Center of Herbal Studies

The Equinox Center of Herbal Studies Foundations in Herbalism program provides a comprehensive education in basic and intermediate study of herbal medicine. Students will be educated in the roots of herbalism in blended traditions and begin to cultivate their own innate ability as natural healers.

The Equinox Center of Herbal Studies Foundations program is designed to empower students to reconnect with their own vitality and essence through the medium of herbal and plant medicine and provide the tools for students to reclaim their health on all levels of body/mind/spirit.

The Foundations in Herbalism program will include study in botany, Materia Medica, medicine making, nutrition, anatomy and physiology. Special topics will include classes on Essential Oils, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Herbs for Children, Meditative Plant Spirit journeys, Ethnobotany, Herbs for Chronic Illnesses and more.

Equinox Center of Herbal Studies continues the educational path after the Foundations in Herbalism program with an Advanced Program that focuses on phytochemistry and pathology. The Advanced Program is designed for students desiring to deepen their understanding of plant medicine and leads to the clinical path. The Clinical Program is a supervised, hands-on mentorship designed for students to become clinical herbalists.

Learning from nature is an important part of becoming an herbalist and students at ECOHS will take a series of field trips into nature in order for each stud

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Native American Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 19704843829
Address:
401 S. Mason St.
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
United States

 

Florida School of Holistic Living

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We are a nonprofit educational organization at the intersection of teaching herbalism, holistic living and environmental consciousness. For over 20 years, we’ve guided students along their plant paths through training, classes, and workshops. In recent years, we’ve added virtual offerings to our schedule as well, making it possible to grow our community.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Other
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 4075953731
Address:
P. O. Box 547726
Orlando, FL, 32854
United States

 

Foundations in Herbal Medicine

Tieraona Low Dog, MD, developed the original Foundations in Herbal Medicine program in 1992 as a two-year training program that included a sliding scale, student-run clinic in Albuquerque, NM—one of the first of its kind in the United States. In 2013, the program was completely updated and relaunched using an online teaching platform with extensive video and written materials. The Foundations program is designed for clinicians and highly motivated non-clinicians who are interested in learning the traditions of Western herbal medicine wrapped firmly in herbal pharmacology, physiology, biology, botany, biochemistry, and integrative medicine. The program is based on a systems approach (e.g., nervous, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular), with each module building upon previously learned material. Students work through case studies that are followed by a treatment approach presented by Dr. Low Dog. Evidence based discussions of nutrition, lifestyle, macronutrients, and micronutrients are woven throughout the program, offering a truly integrative approach. This 500-hour course is structured and self-guided, with most students completing the program in 24 months. Clinicians will come away with confidence about incorporating herbal and natural medicine into their practice, and non-clinicians will be able to serve their community as holistic health educators and providers of herbal care. Program participants can choose to achieve one or two certification levels: Your Instructor: Tier...

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Phone: (505)757-2147
Address:
PO Box 709
Pecos, NM, 87552
United States

 

Foundations of Herbalism with Christopher Hobbs

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Phone: 541-929-5307
Address:
35170 Lillian Drive
Philomath, OR, 97370
United States

 

Gaia School of Healing

The Gaia School of Healing & Earth Education founded in 2001 by Sage L. Maurer has been offering courses and workshops in sacred plant medicine over the last 20 years. We offer apprenticeships in Vermont as well as retreats and immersion classes in folk and ancestral herbalism. Our sacred plant medicine apprenticeships offer hands-on training in herbal medicine, plant communication, ethnobotany, local plant ecology, ethical wildcrafting, growing medicinals, and medicine making. Students learn how to identify and work with healing plants through a whole growing season from seed to harvest. Our year long apprenticeships will be offered in Colombia in 2023 as well as Canada and Sweden starting in 2024. Please visit our website for current course listings at www.gaiaschoolofhealing.com

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 6178388094
Address:
172 Pine Banks Rd.
Putney, VT, 05346
United States

 

Gathering Thyme School of Western Herbalism

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Gathering Thyme School of Western Herbalism provides students with a strong foundation in herbal medicine with comprehensive programs as well as short-term workshops in clinical & family herbalism, natural cosmetics, aromatherapy and nutrition to promote and enhance personal well-being

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 415-524-8693
Address:
1332 4th Street
San Rafael, CA, 94901
United States

 

Genesis School of Natural Health

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Our mission is to provide the public with competent, educated, and confident herbalists and natural health professionals. To accomplish this mission we provide students with an in-depth, comprehensive education in preparation for the numerous health challenges they will encounter. The herbalist training courses and holistic health curriculum at Genesis is continually updated to give students the most current scientific knowledge and assessments. This is done without eroding the proven historical use of herbs and keen observation and listening skills. 

Core diploma  programs include Clinical Master Herbalist, Master Herbalist, Traditional Doctor of Naturopathy, Holistic Health Professional, Holistic Aromatherapist, Natural Health Consultant, and more. 

Advanced study manuals include: Lyme Disease & Co-Infections; Immune System Fundamentals & Autoimmune Disorders; Parasites of Human Interest; Vitamins, Minerals, & Supplements; Nutrition for Health; and Blood Chemistry. 

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Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry
Learning materials: Text/written material

 

Phone: 605-639-1648
Address:
4 Wagon Wheel Drive
Spearfish, SD, 57783
United States

 

Good Earth Herb School

Become a confident HOME HERBALIST

Mother-daughter team with 40+ years herbal experience. 10-Month Home Herbalist Apprenticeship Program: Each month students receive a package in the mail containing dried herbs, herbal kits, seeds, and other relevant items, depending on the season and the herbal lessons and preparations we cover that month. Over the 10 months, students explore and build relationships with wild and cultivated herbs and learn identification, how & when to plant, how & when to gather, and how to create a variety of herbal preparations and use them effectively.

Join us as we journey together around the Wheel of the Year with herbs, respectfully using what we each can grow and what Mother Earth offers, honoring the wisdom of the ancestors, current herbal usage and research, and the wisdom that comes from direct experience and relationship with the herbs themselves.

We also have an herb shop in the Lawrence, Kansas, area (Good Earth Gatherings)

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Other
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Energetics, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 785-691-5914
Address:
858 E. 1500 Rd
Baldwin City, KS, 66006
United States

 

Green Path Herb School

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Imagine you are walking through the forest near your home. Looking around, you start noticing the plants growing nearby. Imagine knowing these plants; understanding when to harvest and how to use them. Envision making medicines such as salves, oils, pills, syrups, and tinctures. These are the skills of an herbalist. Deepen your connection with the plants and the earth. Green Path Herb School empowers students to use medicinal plants for themselves, their families, and as professional herbalists.

We offer herb programs for the beginning student to the advanced practitioner.

*Herbalist Certificate Program: now offered in a hybrid model. Attend either On-line or In-person!*
A comprehensive program for those interested in becoming professional herbalists, this curriculum provides a total immersion into natural healing and medicinal plants. Students will take away the skill set, and confidence needed to practice herbalism.

*Cycle Tracking & Natural Birth Control: An Online Workshop for Herbalists, Herb Students & Health Professionals*
Learn how to avoid pregnancy naturally or achieve it! Practitioners and individuals can use this method to assess hormonal balance, aid fertility management, and work with reproductive health issues.

*Herbal Foundations*
For beginning to intermediate students who want more in depth knowledge about medicinal plants. Students will foster a lifelong relationship with herbs as we explore the healing power of plants.

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Phone: 406-274-2009
Address:
180 S 3rd St W
Missoula, MT, 59801
United States

 

Green Wisdom

Green Wisdom Herbal Studies has programs ranging from single classes online to a 2 year in person apprenticeship, and everything in between. Our focus is Western traditional herbalism, with a strong emphasis on understanding body systems, basic herbal chemistry, western energetics, and medicine-making techniques based on an understanding of the unique chemistry of each plant and the solvents they prefer.
Julie James is the primary educator, and has been practicing as an herbalist and teaching plant medicines to adults and children for over 30 years.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 562-591-8700
Address:
702 CEDAR AVE
Long Beach, CA, 90813
United States

 

Greenwood Herbals

Level 1 is a beginners/intermediate program for learning about herbs and establishing a foundation in herbalism

Level 2 is an advanced program that teaches the basics of clinic, with hands on diagnostic skills, tissue states and tastes with constitutional knowledge.

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Phone: 207-793-3553
Address:
561 Parsonsfield Rd
Limerick, ME, 04048
United States

 

Hawthorn & Honey School of Herbal Medicine

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Deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest, Hawthorn & Honey offers seasonal apprenticeships in Tacoma, WA. Come on a journey through our local forests, beaches, and mountains as we learn the art of herbalism in nature – as it’s intended – awakening our senses and connecting with the plants.

In the apprenticeship, we break the foundations of herbalism down piece by piece, through guided seasonal explorations where you’ll meet the plants in person, study how the body works, and practice implementing the knowledge you're building.

Our students learn the history and medicinal uses of each plant and how to create a daily plant practice using meal preparation, meditation, journaling, and dream work. Each day our apprentices create new remedies, building their home apothecary, while also developing a personal relationship with the plants through intuitive plant communication.

Through the many years that I’ve taught this seasonal apprenticeship, I’ve found that it’s not just about learning the art of herbalism. It’s the connection with nature, the relationship with the plants, and building your community of fellow plant folks. They’re here to help you – whether it’s to heal your heart, rediscover yourself, or find your true path.

The apprenticeship is offered both in-person & online. Students have access to all online materials including recorded lessons, foraging & medicine-making videos, weekly magic/folklore offerings, plus dreamwork classes, astrology, and meditations.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Hands on/ In person lecture

 

Phone: 2064588483
Address:
244 S 55TH ST
TACOMA, WA, 98408
United States

 

Heart of Herbs Herbal School

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I always say that I didn’t choose herbalism but that herbalism chose me; you may feel the same way. Since 1998, our goal has always been student support. We have always been at the forefront of herbal education, serving over 125,000 students worldwide. One of the core reasons for our success has been the belief and support of each student. At Heart of Herbs, we not only encourage individuality and diversity, but we also embrace it! We want to support our students in their lives and support them on their path. You will find audio, video, audio lectures, and other traditional learning materials in fully supported online education. 24-7 online classroom access. A dynamic classroom with updated resources and bonuses. At your own pace, education supports your life. We get you, know you have a busy life and family, and understand that you may need extra time or guidance.
Most importantly, direct access to your primary instructor (Demetria Clark) and students in our student group. We take business and career development seriously at Heart of Herbs Herbal School. Over 60% of our students open their practice or companies upon completing the course. We offer the following programs and so much more. Phytotherapy Diploma -https://www.heartofherbs.com/heart-of-herbs-phytotherapy-diploma.htm Clinical Herbalist Education- https://www.heartofherbs.com/clinical-herbalist-certification/

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Herbal Preparations, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 8663034372
Address:
Wagon Trail Rd.
Ridgeway, VA, 24148
United States

 

Herb Whisperer

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Herb Whisperer, Inc is now the owner of the East West School of Herbology and aside from that herb school with more than 40 years of history, we offer other classes by both Thomas and other teachers; onsite learning (coming soon); an online store with products curated by Thomas; American grown Chinese herbs (and other herbs); medicinal plant seeds; and other herb and plant related materials.

Herb Whisperer is a family run business by Thomas Avery Garran and Holly Wu. We are committed to help people to become more self-sufficient managing their health in this resources-limited and fast-developing world, by teaching them how to use and grow herbs. We believe that everyone can make more difference when they are more connected with plants and nature. Additionally, we are excited to help professionals further develop their craft with classes and courses targeted to assist practitioners get better results.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Supervised Clinical Mentorship
Learning materials: Text/written material

 

Phone: 413-319-0686
Address:
P.O. Box 62
Huntington, MA, 01050
United States

 

Herbal Academy

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The Herbal Academy is a trusted global leader in herbalism education having trained over 100,000 students worldwide. Aligning with our mission, we celebrate the community-centered spirit of herbalism by collaborating with an array of brilliant educators and authors educators and authors in herbalism to create a curriculum that is rooted in the wisdom of folk and global healing traditions, modern herbal practice, and science. The course curriculum is strengthened by our teachers' multiple points of view, extensive experience, and passion for the art and science of herbalism.

From Foundational Herbal Programs for beginners through advanced levels, herbalist training paths designed for career-oriented learners, and a collection of in-depth short courses and workshops, the Herbal Academy brings the student experience to life through clearly presented, self-paced comprehensive programs nestled in an inspiring botanically infused, multimedia learning platform.

POPULAR FOUNDATIONAL ONLINE HERBAL PROGRAMS:

Introductory Herbal Course
Intermediate Herbal Course
Advanced Herbal Course
Business Herbal Course
Clinical Herbalist Path Package
Professional Herbalist Path Package
Entrepreneur Herbalist Path Package
Family Herbalist Path Package

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Text/written material

 

Phone: 781-908-4372
Address:
24 South Rd.
Bedford, MA, 01730
United States

 

Herbal Wisdom Institute

Herbal Wisdom Institute offers both online and in-person instruction in foundations and advanced topics of herbalism. Our staff of educators are experts in their field of herbalism and are dedicated to assisting you on your path of studying herbal medicine concepts and practices. Herbal Wisdom Institute was founded in 2016 in Arizona and now offers instruction to learners all throughout the world in our online platform.

Course Offerings:
Herbal Medicine Basics
Herbal Medicine Making
Advanced Clinical Concepts
Herbalist Certification: Foundations in Western Herbalism 200 hour course
Plant Walks and Field Study (when available)

Students of herbal studies come from all backgrounds and with various intentions of learning. Herbal Wisdom Institute focuses on clinical concepts of herbal medicine with a mission of inspiring better health and lifestyles of wellness rooted in nature. Our instructors teach an eclectic mix of herbal philosophies and nutritional concepts to provide each student with a comprehensive education in herbal medicine.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 928-227-2760
Address:
11502 E Turquoise Circle
Dewey, AZ, 86327
United States

 

Herbalism Roots

Herbalism Roots in Denver offers a comprehensive 500-hour certification program, combining online and in-person classes and immersive experiences. Our outstanding teachers have over 80 years of combined experience. The student-to-teacher ratio is low at 6:1, and we offer competitive tuition.

Enjoy a schedule that allows you to complete the program at your pace from 6 to 18 months. Learn folk medicine, aromatherapy, wild harvesting, plant ID, medicine making, pathophysiology, and much more. Includes mountain weekend field trips, off-site gardening and permaculture, and 150 home-study practicum hours. Two start a year, in January and June.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 303 623 3121
Address:
1221 Galapago St
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

 

Hill College (Holistic Wellness Pathway within the Associate of Science Biology Major)

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The Hill College Holistic Wellness Pathway offers a unique blend of affordable courses that can lead to an associate of science degree (if desired) as well as provide the education and training required to sit for/apply to 3 national holistic boards: NANP (holistic nutrition board certification), AHG (Registered Herbalist designation), and/or NBHWC (holistic wellness coach board certification). Students can take these classes 100% online. The 6 required classes include the education and clinical training required by the above 3 national boards, as well as hands-on clinical hours, business and marketing training, and myriad aspects of herbal medicine including constitutional assessment and herbal protocol creation, plant ID and wildcrafting, herbal medicine making, and organic permaculture herb gardening at an affordable price. There is no other program that exists that offers this extensive training at this level of affordability. We can't wait to see you in class!

Dr. Lori Valentine Rose (PhD), Certified Nutrition Professional (CNP), Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition, Registered Herbalist (AHG)Hill College Life Sciences Instructor 817-760-5892"

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 817-760-5892
Address:
2112 Mayfield Pkwy
Cleburne, TX, 76033
United States

 

Integrative Studies and Arts

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Herbal Studies and Artful Knowledge toward Balance & Well-being.
In-person instruction is occasionally by appointment only.
Please visit the website for further information.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism
Learning materials: Self-paced video, no closed captioning

 

Phone: 866-989-9507
Address:
Ebenezer
Lexington, MS, 39095
United States

 

Land of Verse

We are a group of passionate healers + herbal practitioners obsessed the empowerment of traditional knowledge + modern research. Verse started as a small healing arts community in San Francisco, and expanded online to the great world of experiential learning.

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: African Traditional Herbalism, Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Curanderismo, Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Native American Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 415-317-4735
Address:
1006 Underhills Road
Oakland, CA, 94610
United States

 

Lincoln College

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The BSc (Hons) Clinical Herbalism degree programme provides a comprehensive education and training in the principles and practice of clinical herbalism.

This incorporates the ‘energetic’ understanding of the cause of illness and the therapeutic actions of medicinal plants as well as the orthodox disciplines of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathophysiology and Nutrition. It is integrative in approach, linking traditional herbal medicine with modern science and holism.

Our teaching methods include a rich mixture of theoretical study, reflection, the use of intuition and practical experience including professional practice in our on-site Complementary Medicine Clinic. Our aim is to ensure that our graduates become competent and confident practitioners of clinical herbalism.

The course is delivered by block learning, which means that the attendance requirements for the academic modules are met through eight full three day weekends per year, plus attendance at the Complementary Medicine Clinic for clinical training.

Dedicated School of Complementary Medicine Website - You can also learn more about our School of Complementary Medicine's foundation and degree courses, including staff profiles, latest news, gallery, alumni, accommodation, open days and more on our dedicated School of Complementary Medicine website - https://complementarymedicines.co.uk/

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice
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Phone: 01522873232
Address:
Monks Road
Lincoln, LIN, LN2 5HQ
United Kingdom

 

Maryland University of Integrative Health

Maryland University of Integrative Health is one of the leading academic institutions for integrative health in the nation. Since 1974, MUIH has educated and informed practitioners and leaders in health and wellness through transformative and relationship-centered programs that draw from traditional wisdom and contemporary science. Progressive graduate degrees are offered in a wide range of disciplines including graduate degrees in Clinical Herbal Medicine and Herbal Product Development.

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Phone: 410-888-9048
Address:
7750 Montpelier Road
Laurel, MD, 20723
United States

 

Mederi Academy

Mederi Academy® is an online training program* that teaches healthcare practitioners how to incorporate the Mederi Care® model (also known as Eclectic Triphasic Medical System or ETMS) into their practice. The goal of the program is to provide clinicians with the skills they need to enhance patient vitality and significantly improve the quality of life and longevity for people facing cancer and other serious health challenges.

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Phone: 5414880514
Address:
478 Russel Street, Suite 103
Ashland, OR, 97520
United States

 

Midwest School of Herbal Studies

The Midwest School of Herbal Studies was founded by registered clinical herbalist Matthew Alfs, MH, RH (AHG) in 2003. We offer a Master-Herbalist Diploma Program consisting of a Western Herbalism module, an Asian (TCM + Ayurveda) Herbalism module, and an Integrative Herbalism module. Study materials consist of 2 textbooks + 1,000+ pages of workbook text. We also require a thesis of 24 pages or more and 60 hours of in-person workshops consisting of wild-plant walks, holistic-assessment skills, and medicine making, which can be done onsite in our home state of MN or through other approved providers in other states.

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Phone: 651-484-0487
mwshs@aol.com
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P O Box 120096
New Brighton, MN, 55112
United States

 

Misty Meadows Herbal Center

Welcome to Misty Meadows Herbal Center. Our school is licensed by the NH Dept. of Education Division of Career Schools. We’re on 66 acres of protected land on scenic Wednesday Hill Road in Lee, New Hampshire. Since 1989 our herb shop & gardens have evolved to the finest facilities & resources for bulk herbs, herbal products & education. Wendy Snow Fogg is the founder & Senior Herbalist at Misty Meadows. Her deep personal relationship with this land & the beings who live here has fostered a sense of "coming home to heal" for many hundreds of students, teachers and visitors. She & husband Clyde have lovingly stewarded the farm since 1982, even before Wendy began to hear the songs of the plants & the whisperings of the trees & other nature spirits of this very sacred & magical land. We welcome students from far & wide to pursue traditional Western herbal studies. - Level I: Foundations in Basic Herbalism; - Level II Herbal Studies: Expanded Skills of the Herbalist: Preparing for Clinical Practice - Level III Advanced Program: Clinical. Children’s programs introduce littles, tweens & teens to the beauty, magic & wonder of nature! Gardens of richly aromatic herbs & colorful perennials will lead you around the farm. Groomed walking trails through a purely magical forest rich with medicinal plants are sure to inspire you. You’re encouraged to let your senses be your guides. Our forest labyrinth is a place of peaceful solace where you can walk gently into the places of your so...

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Native American Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 6036597211
Address:
183 Wednesday Hill Rd.
Lee, NH, 03861
United States

 

Native Roots School of Ancestral Folk & Herbal Medicine

School of Ancestral Folk and Herbal Medicine in Taos, NM
Our school consists of a team of 10 teachers that teach on healing modalities from their ancestral traditions.

We offer a 3 month in person program, an online 6 month program, short immersion programs and retreats in person and virtual learning opportunities.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Curanderismo, Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Native American Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Supervised Clinical Mentorship
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Phone: 9144007558
Address:
po box 685
arroyo seco, NM, 87514
United States

 

Natural Nurse Herbal Certification with Ellen Kamhi

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Natural Nurse® Herbal Certification with THE NATURAL NURSE Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, RH (AHG), AHN-BC. I have been an herbalist since 1964, as well as providing information to thousands of individuals on how to use herbs for themselves, their patients and their families through the many books I have written: http://www.naturalnurse.com/products/books/ ONGROUND Herb Classes https://www.naturalnurse.com/herb-walks-and-medicine-making/ Radio shows/ podcasts-Search for Your Favorite Herbalist- they have been my guest. http://www.naturalnurse.com/category/radio-shows/ Online and onground classes and workshops- CEU available http://www.naturalnurse.com/events/ Natural Nurse Academy-ON DEMAND CLASSES CEU’s Available https://www.naturalnurse.com/education/natural-nurse-academy/ I have taught in mainstream medical schools and universities, as well as with master traditional herbalists from a variety of cultures, such as JAMBA of the Maroons https://tinyurl.com/mvj6bj5h , Dr. Anthony Kweku Andoh, Michael Moore and Mimi Kemp in Bisbee Arizona, and a vast array of advanced herbalists. I love to share my knowledge and experience with you, to empower you to be in charge of your health naturally, and to pursue HERBALISM as a Career if that is your desired path, with an in depth understanding of today’s REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. Since I am both a traditional wildcrafting herbalist, AND a Professor of Botanical Pharmacognocy, I can guide you in the business of herbalism as well.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Hoodoo/Afro-Caribbean, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 631 903 2781
Address:
328 Newport V
Deerfield Beach, FL, 33442
United States

 

Natural Skincare Chick/ Yonisteam Chick

Welcome to the Natural Skincare Institute, your ultimate destination for holistic natural skincare solutions. As a proud member of the American Herbalist Guild, we are committed to offering the highest quality herbal remedies and skincare products to our clients.

Our institute is dedicated to promoting a healthy and natural approach to skincare that revolves around the use of organic, natural ingredients derived from nature. Our range of botanical skincare courses is carefully crafted using the latest herbal research and knowledge. Each course is designed to harness the healing and nourishing properties of nature for optimal skin health.

Our team of experienced herbalists and skincare experts have expertise in traditional herbal remedies and modern skincare practices. They work together to create personalized skincare courses that provide targeted solutions to each client's unique skin concerns. Whether you have acne-prone skin, aging skin, or sensitive skin, we have a tailored skincare course that will work for you.

At the Natural Skincare Institute, we believe that natural skincare is a journey that requires education and awareness. We offer a range of herbalist courses and workshops to help our clients understand the importance of natural skincare and herbal remedies. Our expert instructors provide hands-on training that empowers our clients to take charge of their skincare and wellness.

We take pride in our commitment to sustainability and ethical business practices.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Energetics, Herbal Preparations
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Phone: (336) 800-2114
Address:
930 Amity Road
Asheboro, NC, 27203
United States

 

Naturopathic Institute of Therapies and Education

The Naturopathic Institute offers natural health programs and sustainability seminars. The learning opportunities of natural health awareness are taught in a collaborative, community driven approach. We offer classes taught by well-respected and world-renowned instructors. Classes are scheduled with the working adult in mind, with weekend classes. Seminars and additional classes are also held over the weekend. All are welcome to attend. Diploma programs start approximately every six months. Programs include: Four year naturopathy program culminating with a final diploma as a Certified Naturopath. Therapeutic Bodywork Practitioner is a one-year program preparing students to be Licensed Massage Therapists. A seven month Holistic Doula program rounds out the curriculum.

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Phone: 989 773 1714
Address:
503 East Broadway Street
Mount Pleasant, MI, 48858
United States

 

New Eden School of Natural Health and Herbal Studies

A Natural Health and Herbal Studies School that offers the following Herbal Programs:

Certified Herbalist (CH) Certificate Program
Master Herbalist (MH) Diploma Program
Medicinal Herbalist (M.H.) Advanced Professional Diploma
Certified Aromatherapist Certificate (C.A.) Program
Certified Herbal Consultant Certificate (C.H.C) Program

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Phone: 2192306102
Address:
5 Washington St. Suite 300-73
Valparaiso, IN, 46383
United States

 

Northern Appalachia School of Vitalist Herbalism & Ecology

Northern Appalachia School offers in-person and distance programming in bioregional herbalism, ethnobotany, ecology, and earth skills.

Our Mission:

There is a spark inside all of us; a vitality that inspires us to make the world better for having been in it. We can make the choice to tend to that spark and kindle a flame; to contribute to the beauty and goodness of the world, or we can let it go out. Our mission at the Northern Appalachia School is to tend that fire inside others and help transform and return our local ecosystems and its inhabitants to a state of vitality.

The health of the land and the health of its people are intimately intertwined; you cannot have one without the other. The premise of nature-deficit disorder indicates with diminishing time spent in nature, our physical and mental health is declining. How strange a time we live in, to think of nature as something other than ourselves. It is not merely connection to nature we have lost; it is connection to our true selves.

The land is our teacher, our ancestor, and our home. It is calling us back.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Native American Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 7173645817
Address:
16 Pomo Ct
Dillsburg, PA, 17019
United States

 

Ojai School of Herbal Studies

The Ojai School of Herbal Studies (OSHS) provides a 22-month comprehensive program in herbal medicine that includes an in-depth education on how to use herbs safely and effectively, an extensive materia medica, study of anatomy and physiology, clinical skills and ongoing time spent in the Earth Island Medicinal Herb Garden—as well as the making of actual herbal remedies and products.

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Native American Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 805-798-1909
Address:
1098 McAndrew Rd.
Ojai,, CA, 93024
United States

 

PrairieWise Herbal School at The Laya Center

For more than 25 years, Kahla Wheeler-Rowan has led and continues to lead PrairieWise Herbal School in the greater Kansas City, Missouri area. Currently, the school is hosted by The Laya Center, llc in the popular Crossroads district, an Afrivedic healing spa. The course includes live sessions for making preparations, field trips, plant walks, Zoom lectures and, that's just the first year. Our second year program includes plant chemistry, anatomy & physiology for the herbalist and extensive work on Materia medica presented by Todd Altizer, Community Herbalist and longtime manager of Phoenix Herb Company. The third year of our program consists of the beginning of development of a clinical practice so that students are prepared for mentoring groups and programs. Trilby Sedlacek, RH, of Green Angel Herbs and Healing Arts is on staff to offer her guidance with the nervous system, mental health and geriatric care. At PrairieWise we concentrate on building a firm foundation to “do the experiment” and focus on healing.

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 9137047558
Address:
8311 BOONE BLVD
KANSAS CITY, MO, 64114
United States

 

Purple Moon Herbs and Studies

Educating Veterinarians and Pet-Lovers on Western Herbal Medicine. We are veterinarians trained in Western Herbal Medicine and other holistic modalities training veterinarians and people in allied professions on-site on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and in Delaware.

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Phone: 3022705095
Address:
1841 Bryants Corner Rd.
Hartly, DE, 19953
United States

 

Rosemary Gladstar's The Science & Art of Herbalism

Rosemary Gladstar's The Science and Art of Herbalism Home Study Course is a ten lesson course taken at your own pace, with homework review and guidance provided by carefully selected herbalists and Rosemary herself. Though it thoroughly instills in the student the practical skills necessary to practice herbal home health care, it doesn’t ignore the rich spirit and essence of herbalism. The heart of this course is the development of a deep personal relationship with the plant world. Many of our students have written sharing that this course has been transformational and one of the most self- empowering and life-changing studies they have undertaken.

At the end of the course you will receive a beautiful certificate of completion signed by Rosemary herself! Thousands of people have taken this herbal journey with Rosemary over the past 40+ years, bringing herbal healing into their homes and communities.

As herbalism continues to spread its roots and grow in communities across the globe, Rosemary offers both an online + print  versions of The Science and Art of Herbalism. 

Rosemary weaves the magic of nature, a reverence for life and a commitment to share the wisdom of herbs with others throughout her teachings. For more information please email: herbs@rosemarygladstar.com or go to https://scienceandartofherbalism.com

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Phone: 802-595-9360
Address:
P.O. Box 572
Waitsfield, VT, 05673
United States

 

S.O.W. Institute

Unique program that combines herbs and foods to give an in depth herbal training to those interested in pursuing a career in herbalism or looking to add herbal and food therapy to their repertoire. Deepening your connection to Earth to better understand the plants. We will dive deep into medicinal and culinary plants; differences in cultivation methods both past and present. The importance of soil and the ecosystem to our overall wellness. You will learn a holistic approach to wellness that includes food, herbal, & environmental protocals. You will learn basic medical terminology and communicating with the conventional medical practitioner. Basic Human Science to include Anatomy & Physiology and Holistic Nutrition. Dive deeper into plant identification, ethical harvesting vs. cultivation, medicine making, and develop a materia medica. Past and Present Herbal Philosophy will be taught in Eastern, Western, Indigenous, Ayurvedic, and Folk. We will explore the similarities and overlaps between each philosophy and begin the discussion of energetics to heighten your plant knowledge. As your Journey continues you will learn therapeutic protocols using herbs and foods. Develop an understanding of Plant energetics and pathways with medicinal herbs and foods. Develop Herbal protocols and advance medicine making skills. Dive deeper into protocols, pathology, and biochemistry.
Inperson and Plant Identification classes held on our property in Woodstock, GA. ~Walk in Peace

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Native American Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 4048951302
Address:
415 Wild Hill Rd
Woodstock, GA, 30188
United States

 

Sacred Garden School

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Sacred Garden School offers in-person and online classes. Our 3-year training program prepares students to see clients as professional consulting herbalists.

Foundational Herbology (Year 1)- this 9-month course offers a broad introduction to all aspects of herbalism- from medicine-making to botany to learning the elements and their correlation to the seasons and organs. For beginners or even experienced herbalists who want to connect more deeply with the plants and weave threads of wisdom into a holistic understanding of Nature.

Clinical Herbology (Year 2)- this year is a bit more rigorous. We explore the body systems, pathophysiology and our materia medica more deeply. We get into the art of intake, herb/drug interactions, phytochemistry and begin to practice our assessment skills. This program is only available to people who have completed Foundational Herbology or an equivalent program.

Practical Herbology (Year 3)- this is the year that we integrate everything that we have learned through real life practice. We primarily spend our time seeing clients- both as a group and individually. We refine our assessment skills, the art of formulating, and build towards the requirements for professional membership with the AHG.

In addition to the clinical training program, we also offer shorter workshops & retreats. Check out our website for more info!

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 410-596-0011
Address:
PO Box 1434
Shepherdstown, WV, 25443
United States

 

Sacred Journey School of Herbalism

An herbalist is someone who lives at the edge between the world of people and the world of the plants. We are stewards of the medicinal plants, of the natural world, and of the Earth herself. Herbalists connect people with plants so that they may partner with them on a healing journey. Herbalists also train others who wish to learn this sacred craft. It is our sacred joy and honor to do the work we do. The path of the herbalist is, ultimately, a sacred journey.

Sacred Journey School of Herbalism reflects Ginger Webb’s deep love for the plants and for humanity; her study with the late great herbalist Michael Moore; her years of experience making plant-based medicines; her explorations of east Indian philosophies including Ayurveda, and the chakra system; her geeky passion for botany, wild plants, and plant families; her reverence for the wisdom of the ancients; and her belief that we all have access to the healing wisdom of the plant world simply by virtue of the fact that we are alive and share consciousness with all life.

In addition to the programs and classes taught by Ginger Webb, we offer classes throughout the year taught by guest teachers. To stay in the loop about new upcoming classes, please subscribe to our email newsletter at gingerwebb.com. We offer both in person and online learning courses.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 512-766-3574
Address:
1200 Skyline Dr
Wimberley, TX, 78676
United States

 

Sacred Plant Traditions

A Center for Herbal Studies

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Phone: 434-295-3820
Address:
208 Douglas Avenue
Charlottesville, VA, 22902
United States

 

Sacred Rootz holistic Academy

Sacred Rootz holistic Academy is a school designed to teach students how to guide their clients and families to healing naturally and traditionally. At our school, you will learn the the anatomy of the human body, face mapping, plant identification, and herbal preparation. Sacred Rootz holistic Academy is lead by Master herbalist Khet Waas hutip, student of renown African holistic doctor, Dr. Laila Afrika.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: African Traditional Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Herbal Preparations, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 8549020424
Address:
908 Bacon's bridge road
Summerville, SC, 29485
United States

 

Southwest Institute of Healing Arts

Are You Called to Become an Herbalist? Our graduates are serving as herbal remedy producers, guides for plant exploration hikes, teachers of herbal agriculture, chefs, herbal consultants to private clients and more. You will learn to write herbal research literature, speak publicly about the benefits of herbs, create herbal products for retail, and provide one-on-one wellness coaching. We offer two options, an introductory certificate in herbal remedies for those interested in personal exploration and a Diploma program where you can tailor your education to the vision of your future business. Our Western Herbalism classes are all offered on our main SWIHA campus in Tempe, Arizona. How Our Herbalism Program Ensures Your Success! Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) is an award-winning, nationally accredited college focused on supporting our conscious community as they become pioneers of modern, holistic wellness modalities. We offer lifetime entrepreneurial support to students and graduates and build business development courses in to our diploma and degree programs tailored uniquely to holistic entrepreneurship. www.swiha.edu Our Western Herbalism program is one of the most comprehensive in the United States, focused on native flora and sustainable wild crafting practices. SWIHA is a member of the American Herbalists Guild, an association of herbal practitioners which uplifts clinical herbalism as a viable profession rooted in ethics, competency, diversity, and free...

Instruction Type: In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 480-994-9244
Address:
1538 E. Southern Ave
Tempe, AZ, 85282
United States

 

Terra Sylva School of Botanical Medicine

Terra Sylva exists to meet the growing need for environmentally and socially conscious herbalists able to support their communities as healers, educators, and emissaries of the plants. Our Community Herbalism programs provide training in Western herbal medicine from a holistic and Vitalist perspective. We emphasize the foundational elements of Western herbalism: the flavors of herbs, influences and actions of plants on the body—what we can notice directly with our senses. We employ a traditional Vitalist approach to healing. Vitalism respects the intrinsic wisdom of the human body and seeks to recognize and support the healing force that exists within us all, using herbs, food, and lifestyle changes as fundamental therapies. These time-honored skills and methods are deepened by in-depth lessons in modern botany, plant chemistry, human anatomy and physiology, and the study of disease. At the same time, our program emphasizes immersion in nature and experiential learning. Whether in-person or online, we include practical embodied exercises that train our attention on the plants and on our bodies. We also cover the many techniques for making plant medicine, from the intuitive art of the elixir to quick and effective tincture percolations. We believe that attending to wellness implies recognizing the impact of structural oppression on the health of individuals and communities. Anti-oppressive practice and education is foundational to our school’s curriculum.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 8287796069
Address:
115 Blannahassett Island #209
Marshall, NC, 28753
United States

 

The Bitter Herb Academy

Online & self-paced continuing education courses taught by author and herbalist Dr. Amber Robinson, PhD. Courses include:
Essential oil distillation
Wildcrafting
Herbal remedies
Herbalist certification

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Native American Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Herbal Preparations, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 5732807935
Address:
220 Highway PP
St. Elizabeth, MO, 65075
United States

 

The Herbalists Path

Helping moms, family's & community herbalist's use plants as medicine in a safe & effective way via the Apothecary Momma herbal mentorship and the Medicine Makin' Mommas program.

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Herbal Preparations, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 5033416048
Address:
64801 East Riverside Drive
Welches, OR, 97011
United States

 

The Hermit’s Grove Master Herbalist Program

The Hermit’s Grove Master Herbalist Program was developed and founded by Paul Beyerl whose work as an herbal author and educator is well known and respected. The course is in-depth with no two students moving at the same pace. As a consequence, it is ideal for the correspondent student but does require self-motivation. We are a non-profit educational program. Our staff donates 100% of our labor and time as our gift to the serious student who is committed to a quality herbal education. There are 100 Units, a pay-as-you-go program, so that the student can afford books, herbs, equipment and time. We cover phytochemistry, anatomy and physiology in ten courses; more than 100 infectious diseases and other conditions, history, ethics and more. To date more than 50% of those who complete the program are RNs. Our goal is to bring the most education for the least student expense. The program is $35.00 per unit with some reduced options available. Our introductory packet is $5.00 which includes the most current description of the program (in detail), an application form and a complete catalog. We have a wonderful 11-acre site in the Mississippi River Valley area of southeastern Minnesota which houses our Retreat Center as well as our educational and administrative offices. Being centrally located will allow us to be more available to all students. The new library space has all of the 4500 books housed in the same building. It is bright, comfortable, and ideal for research and study.

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry
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Phone: 425-559-1449
Address:
P.O. Box 477
Houston, MN, 55943
United States

 

The Human Path / Herbal Medics Academy

Also known as The Human Path, Herbal Medics Academy has an amazing and diverse faculty of 18 instructors and offers four major certification programs that all focus around herbal, wilderness and integrative medicine: 1) Austere Medicine Program 2) Clinical Herbalism Program 3) Family Medicine Program and 4) Advanced Medicine Making Program. The Austere Medicine Program focuses on the training of wilderness and herbal medicine in remote, austere and under-served environments and is taught by Sam Coffman and Dr. Steve Pehrson MD. This 1+ year, online program includes wilderness first responder certification and takes both herbal and orthodox medical training far beyond that level. The Austere Medicine Program culminates in the Herbal and Off-Grid Medicine Experience (HOME) which is a 13-day, on-site, scenario-based intensive that allows students to work with both field clinical herbalism and orthodox medicine techniques in a post-disaster environment. The Clinical Herbalism Program provides online clinical education and on-site clinical internship that surpasses the requirements to apply for AHG registration. Subjects include botanical functional medicine and nutrition (taught by Dr. Kyla Helm, MD and Sam Coffman), pathophysiology of all major body systems from the standpoint of herbalism, case management, formulating, intake, botany and phytochemistry, clinic setup and business management, tele-medicine and on-site clinical (and apothecary) internships and Spanish for herba...

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Phone: 210-807-0645
Address:
7 Calle Vison
Taos, NM, 87571
United States

 

Traditions School of Herbal Studies

Traditions School of Herbal Studies, based in Tampa Bay, FL, offers two-year Clinical Western and Chinese Herbalism programs. These programs consist of monthly weekend intensives, weekly Student Clinic experience, and independent study. We offer hands-on experience in Medicine Making, Botany, Plant Identification, Barefoot Doctoring, and more. We also hold weekly community classes that focus on Anatomy for the Herbalist, Medicine Making, Ayurvedic Herbs, and more. All of our classes are offered both in person and online.

Our school and clinic are located in beautiful St. Petersburg, FL, where we have a half-acre medicinal teaching garden. Traditions was founded by Dr. Bob Linde, AP, RH (AHG), who has over twenty years experience as a Western and Chinese Herbalist, and as an acupuncturist.

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Phone: 7273182505
Address:
6340 Central Ave.
Saint Petersburg, FL, 33707
United States

 

Trinity School of Natural Health

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Trinity School of Natural Health is the premier resource for holistic health education. Our diverse program offerings provide comprehensive knowledge and skills to help turn your passion for healthy living into a fulfilling career. Our courses, including the Certified Master Herbalist, are delivered through an interactive online classroom. Your learning process is guided by instructors with practical expertise to help you Transform the World one client at a time.

Instruction Type: Online
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Native American Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Audio Recording

 

Phone: 800-428-0408
Address:
220 Parker Street
Warsaw, IN, 46580
United States

 

Twin Star Herbal Education

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Twin Star Herbal Education is an herb school offering in-person and online community classes, workshops and certificate trainings on Herbalism, Flower Essences, Plant Spirit Healing, Primitive Skills and Ancestral Healing as well as Goddess & Herbal Witch Programs.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Energetic Herbalism, Native American Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: (860) 717-2785
Address:
5 Booth House Lane
New Milford, CT, 06776
United States

 

Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism

Rooted in values of mutual aid, sustainability and justice, we believe that herbal medicine should be accessible, bioregional and liberatory. We offer 4 years of training across 3 programs: Herbal Roots apprenticeship: 7 months (210 hours, beginner, in person) A thorough introduction to folk herbalism, focusing on plant cultivation and harvest, medicine-making and herbal self-care. Family Herbalist training program: 1 year (320+ hours, intermediate, online w/intensives) A solid foundation in responsible and effective community care, prepares students to be key wellness resources, connected to local ecosystems and aid networks. Clinical Herbalist training program: 3 years (1350+ hours, intermediate – advanced, online w/intensives) Offers one of the most intensive professional training opportunities in the country; after completing coursework in materia medica, therapeutics, herbal safety, nutrition, applied energetics, ethics, practitioner skills & more, students practice for a year in our supervised sliding-scale clinic. Our Family and Clinical programs can be completed entirely online. Weekly classes are delivered live in a synchronous format. In-person learning is offered via three, 6-day intensive sessions a year for students able to travel to Vermont, while online students join virtually. In person or online, we cultivate a relational culture that encourages curiosity, values difference, & builds connection in service of learning, collective resilience & shared plant joy!

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Ayurveda, Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 8023188145
Address:
123 Pitkin Rd
Plainfield, VT, 05667
United States

 

Well of Indigenous Wisdom School

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Well of Indigenous Wisdom School is a school for clinical herbal medicine studies. It is an international school formerly based (and still holding retreats) in Puerto Rico. We are now based in Kenya. The school is primarily an afro-indigenous school, teaching principles of plants and healing systems from the indigenous world. Our in person and mentorship programs are located in the beautiful lands of East Africa. Our entire program online and in person, is open to anyone that is interested in committing to the path of indigenous healing and care-taking of the earth. Our graduates represent the healthcare community as clinical herbalists, educators, community healers and herbal entrepreneurs. WOIW is known to be an advanced herbal program for mature minded individuals ready to embark on the course of healing and plant medicine. It is well received by those who have already taken herbal courses and want to delve deeper into their understanding of clinical principles and herbal healing modalities. The program consists of lectures, independent studies and one-on-one guidance. It is designed to prompt the learner to understand indigenous education styles. Our most enjoyable learning time is during our in person learnings. Our herbal retreats are immersed in plant identification, preparation and healing modalities, and our mentorship focuses on professional enhancement; building confidence and clinical practice skills.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: African Traditional Herbalism, Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Live webinar classes

 

Phone: 0705494894
Address:
120 Este Calle Ramon Antonini
Mayagüez, 10, 00680
Kenya

 

Wild Rose College of Herbal Medicine

Wild Rose College offers comprehensive herbal medicine education at all levels. Whether
aspiring to be a practicing Clinical Herbalist or simply taking interest-based courses to learn
more about the medicinal plants around you, you will join a community of like-minded herb
lovers.
Diploma programs (from Practical Herbalist to Master Herbalist), are available online, from
anywhere in the world, with in-person apprenticeship placements available to Clinical Herbal
Apprenticeship students. Wild Rose College of Herbal Medicine is proud to offer some of the
best personalized education in the industry, including monthly live Q&As and Case Study

reviews for program students, as well as webinars and herbal intensives in our Herbal Village,
with our admin team available 5 days a week for student support.

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Phone: 8889537673
Address:
2940 Lanyon Rd
Courtley, BC, V6N9N5
Canada

 

Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine

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Sowing the seeds of the herbal revolution one wildflower at a time since 2003. We have a goal of putting a herbalist into every home. You can start or continue on your path of herbal learning with us, and we thrive on making sure you receive training that is tailored to your unique goals. Explore all aspects of North American Herbal Medicine from the personal, family, community and even clinical levels. Programs range from 95-625 hours of training in everything from outdoor plant walks, growing herbs, wild harvesting, preparation making, materia medica, body reading, clinical practice garden apothecary internships. <br> Core Values: Learning about and using Bioregional medicinal plants, Weedcrafting and Wildcrafting for the future, deepening our connection to Plant Spirits, making Herbalists and Herbal Medicine accessible to all parts of our communities, honoring oral traditions, and teaching our families and community responsible and safe use of herbal medicine. We started educating in person, in and around Austin Texas. We are now growing into new parts of the country like Portland, but Texas remains our hometown. Founded by Practicing Herbalist, Nicole Telkes, RH(AHG), the school is not just as a journey into your green world, but a journey into yourself. We provide intimate views of our own bodies, our connections to plants and other people, and working to be as self sufficient as possible in a world that changes quickly and has an uncertain future at times. We strive ...

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Eclectic/Physiomedicalist, Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Animal Care Herbalism, Aromatherapy/Body care, Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Emergency & Disaster Response, Energetics, Farming & Gardening, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
Learning materials: Hands on/ In person lecture

 

Phone: 512-943-2511
Address:
PO BOX 160
Del Valle, TX, 78617
United States

 

Wildwood Institute, LLC

At Wildwood Institute, we have been Bringing the Plants to the People and the People to the Earth™ since 1996! We teach from the Four Directions of Information: Herbal Traditions, Science, Personal Experience, and Intuition; with Nature at the center.

Located just outside of Madison, WI, we offer one, two and three year Herbalist Apprenticeships. Classes are held one weekend per month in person. Many students take just the first year, learning how to identify, make and use herbal medicines for themselves and loved ones. Others continue on for a deeper education, and exceptional students complete the Clinical program. More than half of our students each year travel two hours or more for the program, from Illinois, Iowa, Upper Wisconsin, Minnesota and Indiana.

For those of you interested in practicing as a Clinical Herbalist, we offer the only comprehensive, collegiate level in-person Clinical Herbalist program in the Upper Midwest, with options for clinical supervision online. An accelerated program is available for those who qualify.

Kathleen Raven Wildwood is a Clinical Herbalist, as well as the Founder & Director of Wildwood Institute, and has been teaching and practicing in western, scientific, and shamanic herbal traditions for over 25 years.

Come study with us in our beautiful rural Wisconsin woodland, garden, and prairie! Visit our website for more information.

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Western Herbalism, Other
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Supervised Clinical Mentorship, Wildcrafted & Plant Identification
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Phone: 608-841-1337
Address:
3311 Mound View Road
Verona, WI, 53593
United States

 

Wintergreen Botanicals Education Center

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Wintergreen Botanicals Education Center offers beginner, intermediate, and advanced herbalist study programs in the Chichester, NH online via live stream or at-your-own pace as well as in person. Course materials include video webinars, live webinars (also recorded for replay), detailed notes, full color slides, online platform for access with no deadlines. The primary instructor is clinical herbalist Maria Noel Groves, RH (AHG), author of Body into Balance: An Herbal Guide to Holistic Self Care. Maria combines Western herbalism with holistic anatomy, physiology, and pathology, whole foods nutrition, and lifestyle approaches in a down-to-earth approach combining the latest evidence-based research with traditional and experiential wisdom of the plants. We focus primarily on herbs that can be grown or wildcrafted in a temperate/northern climate and/or are commonly available in commerce. Hands-on remedy making is included in all programs. Students receive certificates upon completion of each program. All AHG Members are eligible for a 10% discount on all online classes and series by Wintergreen Botanicals. (This discount cannot be combined with other discounts, nor is it available for in-person classes. Students who received their current AHG membership as part of their Wintergreen Botanicals series registration are not eligible for the discount.) See the latest classes and register at https://wintergreenbotanicals.com/classes/ or https://wintergreenbotanicals.myshopify.com

Instruction Type: Online, In-person
Style of herbalism: Energetic Herbalism, Western Herbalism
What can students learn: Beginner /Family/Community Herbalism, Business Education, Clinical Herbalism & Professional Practice, Energetics, Herbal Preparations, Pathophysiology/Body Systems, Phytochemistry
Learning materials: Live webinar classes

 

Phone: 603-340-5161
Address:
Canterbury Road
Chichester, NH, 03258
United States