Herbalist Certification Course, become a Certified Herbalist.

Learn the Art of Herbalism & Become a Certified Herbalist

If you’re on a quest to study herbalism, you’ve come to the right place.

Enter our virtual sanctuary, where the knowledge of herbs blooms and the magic of nature thrives. Join our community of seekers, where dedicated mentors and guardians illuminate the path of herbalism.

The Herbalist Certification Course offers a place of growth where knowledge and passion unite.

Why Heart of Herbs Herbal School?

With the guidance of a seasoned professional herbalist, you’ll learn how to work with plants to craft herbal teas, tinctures, salves, syrups, and other time-tested recipes to support you and your family’s health.

By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid understanding of dozens of botanicals and how they can offer natural support for common ailments like seasonal colds & allergies, digestive upset, stress, circulatory issues, and more.

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About Our Herbalist Certification Course

Have you been daydreaming about herbs and how you can tap into their ancient wisdom to live a healthier life? Has a lack of time and resources stopped you from taking the next step on your journey into the world of herbs?

The Heart of Herbs Herbalist Certification course is a great place to start. This online herbalism course is designed from a place of love to make herbal education fun, sustainable, and affordable for students who want to get to the root of the knowledge of medicinal plants.

This self-paced online course includes information about: 

  • The history & science of herbalism
  • Safety
  • Contraindication
  • Materia medicas
  • Recipes & formulas
  • Understanding anatomy & physiology 

Students will also have access to: 

  • 200+ recipes
  • Formulation tips
  • Lectures
  • Presentations
  • Student support group
  • Webinars
  • Business trainings & development resources
  • Q&A sessions
  • Miscellaneous educational materials

Complete Herbalist Certification Syllabus

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Certified Herbalist Syllabus

Lesson 1

Welcome to Heart of Herbs Herbal School
Student Handbook

Lesson 2

Introduction to Aromatherapy
Aromatherapy for Herbalists- Learn to use essential oils safely in your herbal applications.

Lesson 3

History of Herbalism
What is a Herbalist?
Herbal History across time.

Lesson 4

Harvesting Guide
Herbal Harvesting Guide
Herbal Harvesting eBook

Lesson 5

Methods of Application
Learn how to make herbal applications
Infused Oils
How to Make Herbal Formulas
Fresh Herbal Tinctures
Compresses and Poultices
Lozenges and so many other applications.
Dosage Guidelines

Lesson 6

Herbal Safety Guidelines for Certified Herbalists
Learn to use herbs safely
Materia Medica

Lesson 7

FAQs and Herbal Terminology

Lesson 8

Botany for Herbalism
Learn how certified herbalists use botany in their work.
Plant Identification

Lesson 9

Digestive System
Anatomy for the system.
Keeping your digestive system healthy.
Digestive System Lesson Materials
Herbs for Digestive System Issues
Digestive System Materia Medica

Lesson 10

Nervous System
Anatomy for the system.
Nervous System Lesson Materials
Herbs for Nervous System Issues
Nervous System Terms
Relax a stressed Nervous System
Nervous System Essential Oils
Simple Guide to Good Health
Nervous System Herbs
Three Doors to Illness

Lesson 11

Circulatory System
Anatomy for the system.
Herbs for the Circulatory System Issues
Wildcrafting Herbs
Circulatory System Herbal Supportive Resources
Botanical Terminology
Become a Tree Hugger

Lesson 12

Respiratory System
Anatomy for the system.
Types of Respiratory Herbs
Herbs for Respiratory System Issues
Allium Recipes for the Respiratory System
Respiratory System Supportive Materials
Client Intakes
The FDA Question

Lesson 13

Urinary Tract System
Anatomy for the system.
Urinary Tract System Lesson Materials
Herbs for Urinary Tract Issues
Urinary Tract Supportive Resource
Materia Medicas
Samples of Materia Medicas
Printable Materia Medica Journal

Lesson 14

Women’s Health, Herbs for Common Health Issues- We have women’s health issues covered from menstruation to menopause. We also cover pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care.

Lesson 15

Children’s Health
Learn to treat common childhood issues to complex and common childhood diseases.
Herbal Dosaging Resource

Lesson 16

Men’s Health
Ailments of the Reproductive System
Male Specific problems
Sexual Dysfunction
Seaweeds for Health
7 Excellent Herbs for Men’s Health

Lesson 17

Muscular Skeletal System
Anatomy of the system.
Ailments of the Muscular System
Treatments for the Muscular System
Skeletal System
Diseases of the Skeletal System
Treatments for the Skeletal System
Muscular Skeletal System herbs for common issues.
Latin Names
Latin Name Pronunciation Guide

Lesson 18

Pet Care
Learn to use herbs to care for your pets.
Common Dog Ailments and Remedies
Doggie Biscuit Recipes
Cat Ailments and Remedies
Cat Treats
Flower Essences

Lesson 19

Skin Care
Anatomy of System
Herbal Skin Care
Problems and Solutions for Skin Care- Remedies
Skin Care product Recipes
Learn to treat every day and not-so-common skincare issues.

Lesson 20

Resources for success for the Certified Herbalist

Review for Certification.

Enrollment includes access to all Herbal Certification Education Materials, bonuses and other resources.

Extensive student workbooks, free ebooks, and other educational materials you can print and save.

Recipes, formulations, client care tips, and so much more. Furthermore, you will have access to incredible materials.

Instruction, Connection, and Access to our Student Support Group. Business trainings and development resources.

Branch Out and Become a Certified Herbalist

Heart of Herbs Herbal School was founded with an admirable mission: to help herb enthusiasts blossom into skilled practitioners. The Herbalist Certification cultivates students from budding herbalists to educated formulators. 

Whether your leafy aspirations involve starting your own apothecary or becoming a reputable herbal expert, Heart of Herbs has the perfect blend of education to steep you to perfection.

Who is this course for?

Certified herbalists are prepared to care for themselves, their families, and their friends through the safe and effective use of herbs. The Certified Herbalist course is best suited for those interested in learning about herbs and how to use them to formulate herbal medicine but aren’t necessarily interested in opening a larger-scale business or client-focused practice. 

If you want to work with clients through a clinical herbal practice or start an herbal product line, then the advanced Clinical Herbalist Certification course may be for you instead.

Who is my teacher?

Best-selling author, Demetria Clark, will be sowing seeds of herbal wisdom throughout your journey through this course. She is our Founder and Director and provides a personal, magical touch to each lesson. Demetria can also answer student questions and personally support you on your herbal journey.

How long does it take to become a Certified Herbalist?

This self-paced course generally takes students about 7-10 months to complete. 

Can I connect with other students?

Our online community is positively buzzing with activity! It’s a hub of collaboration and connection, with students from all corners of the globe joining together to learn and grow.

Join Us? 

Welcome to the magical world of herbs! Join us on a journey of learning and discovery at the Heart of Herbs Herbal School, where we stand by you every step of the way. 

From updating resources to sending emails and scheduling calls, our priority is to provide you with the utmost support in your quest to become an herbal expert – all from the cozy confines of your home! So come, let’s explore the wonders of herbalism together!

Moreover, all students can have one-on-one support and access to the program director for assistance. Want a clinical herbalist certification? Check out the Clinical Herbalist Certificate program.

What our students have to say, student testimonials.

I can’t thank you enough!

Demetria Clark, I can’t thank you enough for making it possible for me to attend your school. Thank You for all you do, all your hard work for putting together such a awesome class for Certified Herbalist.

I loved every minute of learning. Totally loved all the hands-on assignments, making tinctures, salves, herbal teas, infusions and decoctions. Growing and harvesting herbs, weeds, flowers and roots, it is so amazing to know I can harvest and make my own natural medicine.

Fran K.- 2021

Thank you for your support!

Life has definitely thrown me a few challenges after I made the decision to take this course. It has been a lifelong dream of mine. But babies and a family came first.

So, like most, I waited until later in life to complete it. But I’m so happy did. the online option worked so amazingly in my favor and life. And the lesson materials are at my fingertips!!!! Thank you for your support during this and this course.

Bonnie- 2021

Heart of Herbs has truly been a great experience!

What I loved most about this course is how it pushed me out of my comfort zone. After every lesson, I felt my confidence-boosting and I am very thankful for being pointed down the right path because herbalism is a path, and it has been amazing to start my journey.

I am so excited that I reached the finish line and moved on with my studies, Herbalist Certification. Heart of Herbs has truly been a great experience! Thank you!!

Taryn M- 2020

Exceeded my expectations.

I started this course with high hopes, and honestly, the course exceeded my expectations. I thoroughly enjoyed the course and feel confident in the information I have gained!

Keep up the great teaching!! There are zero complaints from me as a student!

Chelsea B- 2020

Well worth the time and money!

I’ve completed the Certified Herbalist course and am happy with what I’ve learned. The course required a variety of different methods of learning including books, hands-on creation of different applications, and a broad curriculum of modalities. I loved that most of the course was based on the sciences and nature. An added bonus is the online discussion group for research and feedback and the quick response to questions and homework assignments. Well worth the time and money!

TaMara- 2020

Great Exposure!

As I am a new herbalist and I wanted a solid foundation for my work.

Demetria exposed us to all types of herbal topics and gave us the ability to traverse anywhere we please in the herbal world. Thank you!

Trevor- 2020

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Join Us!

At Heart of Herbs Herbal School, we support you on your herbal journey. We update resources, respond to emails, and schedule phone calls with students when needed. We want you to feel supported while you pursue your herbal studies from the comfort of your own home.

We have a supportive and diverse student body. We have students from all over the world. We encourage you to connect with our student group and learn and grow with each other.

We believe in support, mentorship and connection. Truly, an excellent education.


This online course is self-paced and you can start as soon as you sign up!

3 payments of $216.00