Fundamentals of
Holistic Herbalism

Certificate Program

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Helpful Resources

  • 2

    Webinar Replays

  • 3

    Welcome

  • 4

    Session 1: Introductions

    • Introduce Yourself Please!

    • Session 1 Students Handbook

    • A&P Intro 1

    • A&P Intro 2

    • Getting to Know an Herb

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Herbal Preparations - Tools Needed

    • Herbal Preparations Introduction to Solvents

    • Cultivating Herbs: Intro to the Course

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Cultivating Herbs: Intro to the Course Audio

    • Cultivating Herbs: Permaculture Principles

    • Cultivating Herbs: Permaculture Principles Audio

    • Holistic Health 1 - Introduction

    • Holistic Health 1 Audio

    • Holistic Health 2 - What Goes In

    • Holistic Health 2 Audio

    • Holistic Health 3 - Movement

    • Holistic Health 3 Audio

    • Holistic Health 4 - Restorative Sleep

    • Holistic Health 4 Audio

    • Holistic Health 5 - Stress Management

    • Holistic Health 5 Audio

    • Learning Activity A&P: Anatomy or Physiology?

    • Reading & Response

    • Personal Development Assignment

    • Session 1 Test

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    Session 2: Skin & Herbal Bodycare

    • Session 2 Student Handbook

    • A&P: Integumentary System Lecture Part 1

    • A&P: Integumentary System Lecture Part 2

    • Learning Activities A&P

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Materia Medica: Hypericum perforatum, Capsicum spp., Allium sativum

    • S2Learning Activity Materia Medica

    • Building Your Materia Medica

    • Materia Medica Resources

    • Learning Activity Quality of an Herb

    • Cultivating Herbs: Planning Considerations

    • Cultivating Herbs: Planning Considerations Audio

    • Cultivating Herbs: Plant Cycles

    • Cultivating Herbs: Plant Cycles Audio

    • Compress & Poultice Video

    • Liniment Video

    • Poultice Learning Activity

    • Read & Respond

    • Assignment: Start Your Materia Medica

    • Session 2 Test

    • Bonus: Skin Deep A Mind/Body Program for Healthy Skin

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    Session 3: Digestive Wellness

    • Session 3 Student Handbook

    • A&P: The Digestive System Part 1

    • A&P: The Digestive System Part 2

    • Materia Medica: Calendula Audio

    • Materia Medica: Dandelion Audio

    • Materia Medica: Plantain Audio

    • Preparations: Infusions

    • Study for the Infusion Quiz

    • Preparations: Decoctions

    • Study for the Decoctions Test

    • Cultivating Herbs: Vision and Purpose

    • Cultivating Herbs: Vision & Purpose Audio

    • Cultivating Herbs: Analysis and Design - Part 1

    • Cultivating Herbs: Analysis & Design - Part 1 Audio

    • Cultivating Herbs: Analysis and Design - Part 2

    • Cultivating Herbs: Analysis & Design - Part 2 Audio

    • Assignment: Make Your Own Hot & Cold Infusions

    • Read & Respond

    • Session 3 Quiz

    • Session 3 Test

    • Bonus: Microbiome Gut Brain Axis by Dr. Lam

    • Bonus: Digestive Health with Real Food Book

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    Session 4: Stress & Pain

    • Session 4 Student Handbook

    • A&P: ANS & Pain Lecture

    • A&P: Importance of Mindfulness/Meditation

    • Learning Activity A&P

    • Materia Medica Lecture: Lemon Balm, Valerian, Wood Betony, Chamomile

    • Nervines, Adaptogens, & Astringents

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Syrup

    • Cultivating Herbs: Breaking Dormancy, Compost & Fertilizers

    • Cultivating Herbs: Breaking Dormancy, Compost, & Fertilizers Audio

    • Cultivating Herbs: Cutting & Layering

    • Cultivating Herbs: Cutting & Layering Audio

    • Learning Activity For Session 4

    • Assignment: Make Your Own Syrup

    • Session 4 Quiz

    • Session 4 Test

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    Session 5: Female Reproductive System

    • Session 5 Student Handbook

    • Female Reproductive System Therapeutics

    • Female Reproductive System A&P and the Menstrual Cycle Explained

    • Learning Activity A&P

    • Learning Activity Materia Medica

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Infused Oil

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Salve & Balm

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Lotion

    • Cultivating Herbs: 6 Requirements for Plant Propagation

    • Cultivating Herbs: Grafting

    • Cultivating Herbs: Keep Learning

    • S5 Assignment: Herbal Preparations

    • Assignment: Read & Respond

    • Session 5 Quiz

    • Session 5 Test

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    Session 6: Menopause & Male Reproductive System

    • Session 6 Student Handbook

    • Male Reproductive System

    • Male Reproductive Recording

    • Menopause Recording

    • Learning Activity A&P

    • Learning Activity Materia Medica

    • Herbal Preparations: Tinctures

    • Study for the tincture quiz

    • Infused Vinegar: Video

    • Study for vinegar quiz

    • Study for wine quiz

    • Assignment: Make Your Own Herbal Preparations

    • Assignment: Read & Respond

    • Session 6 Quiz

    • Session 6 Test

    • Bonus: Sneak Peek of Herbal Healing for Men by Rosemary Gladstar

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    Session 7: Botany for the Herbalist

    • Botany & Wildcrafting Online databases

    • Botany: Leaf Patterns & Parts of a Flower

    • Botany: Naming-Classification

    • Botany

    • Botany: Using the Key

    • Botany: Parts of the Flower

    • Learning Activities for Botany

    • Herbal Safety

    • Plant Families - Introductory Lecture

    • Plant Families: Mustard, Rose, & Poppy

    • Plant Families: Buckwheat & Borage

    • Plant Families - Malvaceae, Urticaceae, Asteraceae

    • Plant Families: Evening Primrose & Cattail

    • Plant Families: Orchid & Violet

    • Plant Families: Pine & Cedar/Cypress

    • Plant Families: Mint, Buttercup & Horsetail

    • Plant Families: St John's Wort, Parsley & Nightshade Families

    • Session 7 Quiz

    • Bonus: Plant Identification Terminology: An Illustrated Glossary

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    Session 8: Musculoskeletal

    • A&P: The Musculoskeletal System Handout

    • Musculoskeletal Lecture

    • Materia Medica: Mullein, Horsetail, Turmeric & Sage

    • Herbal Preparations: Bone Broth, Powdered Herbs/Capsules, Suppositories/Pessaries & Herbal Salt

    • S8 A&P Learning Activities

    • Assignment: Read & Respond

    • Session 8 Quiz

    • Session 8 Test

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    Session 9: Respiratory System & Cold/Flu

    • A&P: Respiratory System & Colds & Flus

    • S15 Respiratory System Learning Activity

    • S15 Respiratory Zones Learning Activity

    • Herbal Preparations: Hydrosols & Fire Cider

    • Materia Medica: Cinnamon, Elecampane, Lobelia, Wild Cherry

    • Session 9 Quiz

    • Session 9 Test

    • Final Exam

    • FINAL - MATERIA MEDICA

    • FINAL - HERBAL PRESENTATION

    • FINAL - HERBAL PRESENTATION AUDIO

    • FINAL - HERBAL PRODUCT

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    Session 10: Lymphatic & Immune System

    • Herbal Preprations: Herbal Electuaries & Oxymels

    • Final Projects

    • A&P: The Lymphatic & Immune System Handout

    • Lymphatic & Immune Lecture

    • S14 Lymphatic System Learning Activity

    • S14 Immune System Learning Activity

    • Materia Medica: Astragalus, Elder, Fennel & Thyme

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Honey/Electuary & Oxymel

    • Session 10 Quiz

    • Session 10 Test

    • Topic Approval

    • Uploads for In Person Students

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    Session 11: Cardiovascular System

    • A&P Cardiovascular System Overview

    • A&P: Cardiovascular System & Heart Handout

    • A&P: Cardiovascular Lecture

    • Learning Activity A&P

    • Materia Medica: Crataegus spp., Viburnum spp., Leonurus cardiaca

    • Materia Medica: Viburnum spp.

    • Materia Medica: Crataegus spp.

    • Materia Medica: Leonurus cardiaca

    • Materia Medica: How to Grow and Use Motherwort

    • Preparations: Tinctures, Vinegar & Wine

    • Preparations: Tinctures

    • Preparations: Vinegar

    • Herbal Preprations: Truffles, Elixirs/Cordials

    • Learning Activity Session 8

    • Herbal Preparations

    • Reading & Response

    • Session 11 Quiz

    • Session 11 Test

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    Session 12: The Liver (hepatobiliary) | Basic Herbal First Aid Kit

    • A&P: Hepatobiliary System Handout

    • Materia Medica: Licorice, Milk Thistle & Schisandra

    • A&P: Hepatobiliary Handout

    • A&P: Stool Charts

    • Herbal Preprations: Spice Blends & Bitters

    • Hepatobiliary System Lecture

    • Reading & Hands-on

    • Learning Activities for A&P

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Elixir

    • Learning Activities for Materia Medica

    • Building a Basic First Aid Kit

    • Assignment: Read & Make

    • Session 12 Quiz

    • Session 12 Test

    • Bonus: Cultivating Licorice

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    Session 13 Herbal Nutritives & Energetics

    • Herbal Energetics: Hot vs. Cold & Moist vs. Dry | Emmenagogue

    • Herbal Energetics Tone: Relaxing vs. Tonic | Anodyne & Diuretic

    • Tissue States: Wind/Tension | Astringent, adaptogen, nervine

    • Damp/Relaxation | Herbal Actions: Cardiotonic & Cardioactive

    • Copy of Tissue States: Dry/Atrophy | Herbal Actions: Styptic & Vasodilator

    • Tissue States: damp stagnation handout

    • Tissue State: Wind/Tension Lecture

    • Tissue State: Damp/Relaxation

    • Tissue States: Heat/Excitation & Cold/Depression

    • Tissue States: Dry/Atrophy

    • Tissue States - Damp Stagnation Lecture

    • Herbal Preprations: Herbal Sprinkles

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    Session 14: The Endocrine System

    • A&P - Endocrine System

    • A&P - Endocrine System Powerpoint (REFORMAT PLEASE)

    • Learning Activity A&P

    • Materia Medica - Yarrow, Nettles, Marshmallow Lecture

    • Materia Medica - Achillea millefolium

    • Materia Medica - Yarrow, from miscellaneous sources

    • Materia Medica - Urtica dioica

    • Urtica dioica Recipes

    • Materia Medica - Altheae officinalis

    • Marshmallow Video

    • Learning Activity Materia Medica

    • Read & Respond

    • Session 14 Quiz

    • Assignment A&P

    • Session 14 Test

    • Bonus: Thyroid Support Cookbook

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    Session 15: Memory & Cognition

    • A&P - Nervous System & The Brain lecture

    • A&P Nervous System Notes

    • Nervous System Therapeutics

    • Learning Activities A&P

    • Materia Medica Linden

    • Materia Medica Lavender

    • Materia Medica Passiflora

    • Copy of A Brief History of Western Herbalism

    • Learning Activity Materia Medica

    • Reading & Response

    • Session 15 Quiz

    • Session 15 Test

    • Bonus: Feed Your Brain Lose Your Belly Book

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    Session 16: Urinary System | Tastes | Developing Your Sense

    • A&P: The Urinary System Handout

    • The Urinary System Recording

    • Developing Your Senses Part 1

    • Developing Your Senses Part 2

    • Kidney & the Nephron

    • Learning Activity A&P 1

    • Learning Activity A&P 2

    • Learning Activity A&P 3

    • Learning Activity A&P 4

    • Materia Medica: Yellow Dock, Rose, Meadowsweet & Slippery Elm

    • Herbal Preprations: Truffles, Herbal Butter, Spice Blends, Herbal Sprinkles, Herbal Electuaries, Herbal Lozenges/Pastilles

    • Reading Assignment

    • S12 A&P: Quiz

    • S12 Materia Medica: Quiz

    • Session 12 Test

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    Session 17 (new) children's health part 1 nutrition, lifestyle, environment)

    • Children's Health Content coming soon

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    Session 18 (new) Children's Health Part 2 (Conditions & herbal therapeutics)

    • Content Coming Soon

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    BONUS MATERIAL

    • S9 A&P Blood & Inflammation

    • A&P: Blood & Inflammation Handout

    • Learning Activity A&P

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Herbal Preparations: Honey, Oxymels, Syrups & Elixirs

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Honey & Oxymel

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Syrup

    • Herbal Preparations Video: Elixir

    • Bonus: The Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Action Plan

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