This post was most recently updated on August 6th, 2021
The is an online learning center that teaches students how to use properly. With courses all the way from free introductory courses right through to advanced courses, the has something for everyone.
Why I love the
I have always loved using and growing herbs. I love everything about them, their smell, their easiness to grow, their wonderful properties, their beautiful look.
I have decided to start learning more about using herbs as medicine on our homestead.
To start with I learned about basic use of some simple essential oil preparations, and I used some herbs as a dietary supplement when trying to get pregnant (that worked!).
I am by no means a ‘real’ , but I am working towards learning to use more in our family.
What has to offer you
has an amazing range of courses designed to help you at any level. Whether you are brand new to , or you have been dabbling for a while and you want to learn more, has something there for you.
The three places I would suggest starting are:
This self study program gives students with little or no herbal experience a glimpse into the world of herbs, kindling an enthusiasm for a lifelong of learning.
By the end of the , you will understand the ways in which the herbal approach can support radiant wellness, and you will feel more comfortable AND excited about making and using your own teas, tinctures, and body care products.
Have you laid the groundwork for your adventures in the boundless world of ? This is perfect for those ready for the next step.
The is perfect for those students who want to integrate a holistic, plant-based approach to wellness into their lives. It is the next important foundational step for those who seek to continue on with advanced training.
The has been designed with the type of academic rigor that will help develop the budding professional ‘s knowledge base and encourage critical thinking skills in preparation for the hands-on clinical training that is part and parcel to becoming a .
If you are serious about looking after your family’s health, want a way to ensure you are kept healthy in s SHTF even or simply want to treat illness in a more natural manner, I strongly commend these courses to you.
Is the legit?
Yes they are. The is run by experienced practitioners and they have many many happy students who have completed their courses.
The courses are written by qualified and experienced clinical herbalists, family herbalists and a botanical skin care specialist. These women are very knowledgeable and outstanding in their chosen fields.
What is the Herbarium?
The has a WONDERFUL resource called the Herbarium, it is a massive resource library that you can have access to for a super reasonable monthly price, and you can do a 3 day trial just to check it out. Try it here.
If you are wanting to lean more about , and improve your these courses are ideal. I started with the Making 101 Mini .
Beautifully put together, and full of information that is presented in an easy to understand and intuitive to follow.
The writers and presenters of the course are clearly knowledgeable about both growing and using medicinal herbs and making herbal products, and are clearly professional herbal practitioners.
I learned how to make an effective herbal , using both and fresh herbs and well as some . ,
It covers some common and it was a wonderful introduction to my .
In this , I learned about basic -what they are, why they work the way that they do, when to use them, and of , how to make them.
The program covers four categories of , from water- and sweet-based preparations to alcohol- and oil-based preparations.
There were detailed, step-by-step video tutorials for each of these common preparations for everyday use.
I came out of the with 33 recipes using the herbs and preparations.
If you are a , this mini is a super affordable to get started with.