Master Herbalist Certification Program

Master Clinical Herbalist

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When you embark upon the path to become a clinical master herbalist, you learn how to work closely with people who are seeking ways to support their health and wellbeing with herbalism. It’s a challenging, fulfilling profession that requires a great deal of understanding about herbalism, how to operate an herbalism business, practice within legal parameters, and having the education to back it all up. 

Clinical Master Herbalists also will learn how to run a sustainable business. You will also learn how to interact with clients in a way that is genuine, ethical, sustainable, and encouraging!

Students will get a detailed herbal education that combines direction in developing an herbal practice and assisting clients with a natural and scientific viewpoint. Our students benefit from a rigorous curriculum of study that stimulates them and helps them grow professionally. 

The Advanced Master Clinical Herbalist program was developed to provide education for herbalists and health care providers. This program was curated to take any level of students to an advanced level. 

This self-guided online course offers flexibility to study at your own pace when it is convenient for your schedule. Students can also benefit from working closely with Demetria Clark so they can achieve their dreams. The Clinical Master Herbalist program requires commitment and engagement, but it helps provide students with the tools needed to wherever their career takes them.

Here is just a sampling of the skills that clinical herbalists students will develop:

  • Knowing and recognizing potential herb/drug interactions
  • How to create formulas specific to a client’s needs.
  • You will be writing individual case studies that help you learn from their clinical experiences.
  • Learning how to work with clients in a way that works for them.
  • You will learn to conduct client interviews and follow-up consultations.
  • Small business skills, like client attraction, personal growth, working with the media, and marketing.

Your education will include:

  • Anatomy and physiology for each body system.
  • Extensive herbs and herbal formulas for each body system.
  • Methods of applications like tinctures, extracts, salves, infusions, decoctions, and other internal and topical applications.
  • How to formulate for specific needs or overall health.
  • Hundreds of recipes and formulas to use or to work from.
  • We also drop bonuses in your classrooms, like e-books, recipe booklets and tons of other fun gifts!

In this program, students can work at their own pace. Take the time you need to complete your program.

Syllabus- 24 Lessons, each containing course information, lessons, and resources. Students will have access to over 3500-course materials within the classroom, not including lectures. We have tried to provide transcripts for most lectures and will be adding more to assist our hard-of-hearing students. We have suggested resources to assist them in the classroom. We will be adding a PDF of a more extensive course syllabus soon.

For each body system, we have extensive herbs listed and formulas for the conditions of that system, in addition to the anatomy and physiology of that system.

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Master herbalist

Want to have an education you can base a business on?
When you enroll in the Master Herbalist Clinical Certification Program, it exceeds the American Herbalist Guild course hour academic guidelines. You can join the AHG as a student. You will be guided through your herbal education individually by Demetria Clark. All students can work at their own pace and schedule. We understand and respect that you have a busy life, and we want you to be successful.

The program includes an in-depth education in anatomy and physiology, botany, herbal practices, care for each body system, materia medicas, formulations, herbal ethics, business practices, Western Herbalism, hundreds of recipes and so much more.  Students will also learn about some adjunct therapies like aromatherapy, flower essences, and non-western herbalism practices. This program is designed for students with some prior herbal experience or for a beginner with a strong drive to learn and excel.

What do I get when I enroll?

Clinical Master Herbalist students get access immediately to a classroom with over 3500 pages of student lessons and resources. You can save them all. We have lectures, videos, and other fun resources to keep your Master Herbalist education fun for you.

We have botanical identification printables, lectures, recipes, tutorials and so much more. We also have bonuses added throughout the year like supportive e-books, free gifts sent to random students, and prizes for hard work.

Students also get two great eBooks as a bonus in their classroom! Herbal Actions and Herbal and Aromatherapy Recipes for Stress.

Clinical Master Herbalist Syllabus


Lesson One
Administrative Information about your course.
Student Handbooks
Reading List
Suggested student supplies.
Requirements for Certification.
How to connect with other students.

Lesson Two
The History of Herbalism- Learn about the dynamic cultures and history of Herbalism.
FAQ for Western Herbalism
Herbalist Questions and Answers.
History of Herbalism.

Lesson Three
Aromatherapy for Herbalists
Aromatherapy Overview
History of Aromatherapy
Essential Oil Safety
Adverse Reactions

Lesson Four
Wildcrafting- Ethical Wildcrafting and Safe Wildcrafting Practices.
Herbal Quality
Edible Flowers
Poisonous Plant Resources
Supportive Resources

Lesson 5
Herbal Applications
Methods of Application
Quality and Herbal Applications
Herbal Medicine Making
Herbal Formulas
Mold in your applications?
Applications to include Infusions, Decoctions, Herbal Tinctures, Fresh Herbal Tinctures, Infused Oils, Cordials, and Vinegars.
Sanitation 
Hand Washing
Cleaning Surfaces
Lots of supportive resources.

Lesson 6
Botany for Master Herbalists
Botanical Presentations
Plant Identification Resources
Plant Identification Printables
Plant Names
Plant Families
Flower Parts
Common Herbal Terminology
Herbal Harvest Guide
Harvesting Herbs
Herb Growing and Germination Chart
Botanical Resources

Lesson 7
Herbal Actions
Herbal Actions Chart
Herbal Actions Resources
Scientific and Common Plant Names
Latin Names
Latin Name Pronunciation Guide

Lesson 8
Materia Medicas
Materia Medica Notebook
Herbal Formulation Guidelines
Student Q&A Bonus

Lesson 9
The Language of Plants
Legends of Plants
The Language of Flowers
Plant Identification Key

Lesson 10
Anatomy, Phytonutrients, and Plant Constituents
Cell Structure
The Tissues of the Body
Anatomical Positions
Anatomical Positions
More anatomy is in each body system lesson.

Lesson 11
Digestive System-Each body system contains a multitude of digestive issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up. 

Here is a small example of the Liver section:
Liver Nourishing Herbs 
Helpful Herbs For the Liver 
Cholagogue Herbs 
Liver Support Recipes 
Fortifying Herbs for the Digestive System 
Digestive System Health Issues
Functions of Digestion
Digestion Nutrition
Decoctions and Infusions
Herbal Dosing


Lesson 12
Nervous System- Each body system contains a multitude of nervous system issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up. 
Nervine Tonics
Nervine Relaxants
Nervine Stimulants
Adaptogens
Nervous System Health Issues

Some examples are:
Stress
Anxiety
PTSD
Phobias
Pain
Pain Bias
Nervous System Anxiety and Depression
Carrier Oils
Herbal Administration Guidelines.


Lesson 13
Circulatory System Lesson- Each body system contains a multitude of circulatory issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
Circulatory System Health Issues. 

Here is a small example of Herb Types covered in this lesson:
Herbs for the Circulatory System 
Heart Tonic Herbs Circulatory Stimulant Herbs
Blood Thinners  
Herbs with coumarin or coumarin derivatives 
Salicylates 
Antiplatelet Action 
Cardiac Nervines 
Cardiac Tonics 
Circulatory Stimulants 
Rubefacients 
Vasodilators 
Vasoconstrictors  
High Blood Pressure
How to Read a Scientific Paper
Growing Plants from Seed
Horticulture and Gardening
Resources for Lesson

Lesson 14
Respiratory System- Each body system contains a multitude of respiratory issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
Lung Function
Respiratory System Resource
Respiratory System Resource
Types of Respiratory Herbs
Allium Respiratory Recipes
Terms and Actions
Communication and Ethics in Client Care
Heart of Herbs Herbal School Code of Ethics
Intakes and Sample Intake Forms
Practice Tips
Herbal Product Pricing

Lesson 15
Urinary Tract System- Each body system contains a multitude of urinary issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
Urinary Tract Lesson Materials
Urinary Tract Infections
Herbs for the Urinary Tract System
Urinary Tract Health Issues
Nutrients
Student Bonus Resources
Vitamins in Herbs


Lesson 16
Women’s Health- Each body system contains a multitude of women’s health issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
Remedies for Specific Issues- This is an extensive section with a large variety of issues covered from the teen years to menopause.
Herbal Applications for this system
Pregnancy Resources
BENEFITS OF HERBS DURING PREGNANCY & THE POSTPARTUM PERIODS – Interview Part 1
BENEFITS OF HERBS DURING PREGNANCY & THE POSTPARTUM PERIODS– Interview Part 2
Herbs for Postpartum Care
Herbs for Postpartum Perineum Care Part One
Herbs for Postpartum Perineum Care Part Two


Lesson 17
Children’s Health- Herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
This lesson takes you from birth to age 18.
Children’s Health and Wellness
Some of the many issues covered are:
Measles
Chickenpox
Cold Care 
Colic 
Conjunctivitis 
Constipation
Cradle Cap 
Croup
Cuts and Scrapes 
Diaper Rash 
Diarrhea
Ear Infections
Eczema 
6 Herbs that Work Hard for Kids Resource
Best Herbal Books for Children
Children’s Safety and Herbs
Herbal Dosaging for Children.
Breastfeeding Resource


Lesson 18
Mens’ Health- Each body system contains a multitude of men’s health issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
Some topics covered are:

Overall Health and Vitality
Prostate Issues
Impotence
Athlete’s Foot
Balding
Stress
Erectile Issues
Male Fertility and so much more…
7 Excellent Herbs for Men’s Health
Herbs and HIV
Medicinal Mushrooms
Herbal Spreadsheet Resource
Measurement and Conversion Resource


Lesson 19
Skeletal and Muscular System- Each body system contains a multitude of system health issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
Bone Anatomy and Health
Skeletal Muscular System
Types of Muscle
Issues and Herbal Support for Ailments of this System.
A small sample of topics covered:
Strains/Sprains
Neck and Shoulder Pain 
Tension and Stress 
Treating Tendonitis 
Bursitis 
Fibromyalgia 
Arthritis 
Osteoarthritis 
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 
Gout
Modern Herbalism
Bonus Resource


Lesson 20
The Endocrine System- Each body system contains a multitude of system health issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
Endocrine System Lesson
Sample of Topics Covered in the Lesson:
Endocrine System Issues
Thyroid Issue Herbs
Herbals Helpful for Diabetes
Adrenal Gland Supportive Herbs
Hypothyroidism Issue Herbal Supportive Herbs
Adrenal Insufficiency Supportive Herbs
52 Stress Reduction Tips
Ailment and Corresponding Herbs Chart
Main Constituents of Herbs
Herbal First Aid Kit


Lesson 21
Pet Care- Learn how to safely use herbs for pets and other animals in your life.
A small sample of issues covered in this section:
Herbs for Dogs
Herbs for Cats
Skin Issues
Herbs for Horses
Herbs for Chickens
Herbs for Rabbits
Health issues and pest issues.
Flower Essences
Medical Terminology
Anatomical System Terms
Medical Terms
Root Words
Prefixes and Suffixes
Odds and Ends
Politics of Herbalism

Lesson 22
Skin Care Lesson- Each body system contains a multitude of system health issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
We cover it all in this lesson, skin anatomy, issues from acne to warts, how to care for and formulate for skincare issues.
This lesson also covers soapmaking, manufacturing skin care products, preservatives, and recipes for skin care issues. Product labeling and so much more.
Good Manufacturing Practices

Lesson 23 
Immune and Lymph Systems- Each body system contains a multitude of system health issues, herbal approaches to healing. It also covers the actions of each system, system health, and anatomical make up.
Lymphatic System Function  
A sample of the Topics Covered Are:
Immunity
Antigens and Antibodies 
Herbs for the Immune System 
Diseases of the Lymphatic System 
Learn more about Lyme Disease
Facial Diagnosis

Lesson 24
Business and You! Learn how to run a Master Herbalist practice, successful business, and attract clients that will love you.
Some topics covered are:
How to follow Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs)
Running a Successful Herbal Business
Pricing Equation 
Business Cards 
Social Media Pages 
Websites 
Headshots 
Brochure and Flyer Design 
Reaching Out to The Media 
Some Tips for Being on TV/Podcasts/Interviews 
Rack Cards- Promotional Materials 
Package Design Research 
Public Relations 
Resources for Business 
Final Exam for Completion of Course.

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