Introduction to Herbalism

Welcome to the Introduction to Herbalism Course!

Enroll $275 Now $99 or 3 payments $35 / month

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Has the path to herbalism been calling you? Has the cost, time, or resources stopped you from taking the next step? Do you believe in taking control of your health and well-being?

This course is not only affordable; it is a self-paced online program that gives students with little or no herbal experience tools for working with herbs. Your work will ignite the flames of herbalism and set you onto a path of herbal confidence.

When you complete this program (500+ pages and extensive resources), you will know how to use herbs for teas, tinctures, salves, syrups, skincare, and so much more! You will learn how to safely make herbal remedies for your family using the tools we provide. You will walk away inspired to take the next steps on your herbal journey and to share your experiences with your community.
Get ready to put all your new skills to work, to make herbalism part of your everyday life! You will be learning to use everyday herbs to transform your health and vitality.

Introduction to herbalism course
Herbalist making herbal tea.
Herbalist making tea with calendula flowers. @By chamillew

If you are here now, it means you are ready to open the door to the connection that plants and herbal remedies offer us all. We are here to guide you every step of the way. You will have access to the program director and a large student group to help you grow in connection and confidence.

What will I learn?

Check out this course outline, it is full of useful ways to incorporate herbs into your life.

What is Herbalism
History of Herbalism
Herbs Have a Purpose
How does herbal medicine work?
Plant Constituents


Types of Herbalism
Ayurveda
Western Herbalism
The Eclectics
Folk Herbalism
Naturopathic Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine

Harvest Techniques- This section includes information on ethical wildcrafting.
Drying Hints and Tips
Preserving Herbs – techniques for preserving herbs.
Tools for the Field
How to tell an herb’s quality?
Guidelines for Using Herbs Safely
Plant Classification

Botany for Herbalist- this section covers a variety of botanical topics from cell composition to plant identification for herbalists. We have a wonderful plant identification guide just for our students.

Herbal Actions– In this section, we outline in detail a variety of herbal actions.

Methods of Application – Students will learn how to make the following applications.
Herbal Infused Oils
Water-Based Herbal Applications
Liniment
Extracts
Glycerin Herbal Extracts
Tinctures
Herbal Syrups
Compress
Salves
Lozenges
Inhalation
Equipment You May Need
Edible Flowers and much more….

Storing Herbs
Storage Containers
Sterilization
Temperature and Humidity
Shelf life

Herbal Recipes- these are easy and fun recipes to use with your family and share with your friends.
Remedies for Children’s Health
Nervous System Herbal Recipes
Digestive System Herbal Recipes
Respiratory System Herbal Recipes
Immune System Herbal Recipes
Building Immunity
Herbs for Immune Health
Skin/Topical Care Recipes
Herbal First-Aid Kit
Recipes for Around the House
Conversion Charts

Herb Profiles
Herb Descriptions and Safety Profiles
Medicinal Mushrooms
Herbs To Avoid During Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding
Herbs to Avoid While Breastfeeding
Allergic Reaction Causing Herbs
Poisonous Plants
Suppliers for herbal products.

Enroll $275 Now $99 or 3 payments $35 / month

Enroll Today! Enroll Today – Payment Plan

If you decide that an herbal career is the next step for you, students will receive discounts to more advanced programs from Heart of Herbs Herbal School!