Herbalism :: Identify & Harvest Medicinal Plants Certificate
What you'll learn
- Know how to properly identify medicinal plants which is THE most important part of herbalism
- Find medicinal plants no matter where you live growing in backyards, gardens, forests, old farm fields and cracks in city sidewalks
- Understand that herbal medicine you harvest yourself is easily accessible, free, always there for you and has the finest quality
- Get the confidence you need to properly identify medicinal plants including those very important look-alike plants
- Know when to harvest plants for the greatest benefit as well as what they are used for in herbal medicine
- Learn from Udemy’s top qualified herbal instructor. She is consistently available to answer your course related questions.
- There are no prerequisites for this course
DID YOU KNOW THERE IS HERBAL MEDICINE GROWING NEAR YOU?
You may be surprised at what you thought was a common weed is actually valuable medicine! They are everywhere! These are the plants that were brought with people as medicine as they migrated to new parts of the world. The plants took hold and fortunately now we have easy access to their healing gifts.
The most important medicine we have is what we can harvest ourselves.
It is easily accessible
It is the best quality
It is free
It will always be there for us
If there is anything you learn about herbal medicine, it should be about how to find the plants.
Here’s what students have to say about the course:
★★★★★ "Great course on plant identification. I particularly enjoyed the botany section, and of course, Elizabeth Heck provides TONS of information on each of the medicinal plants she features. I highly recommend all her courses!" - J. N. S.
★★★★★ "The very first plant is growing outside my house. My neighbors said it was medicinal but I did not know for what or how to use it. - Joan Q
★★★★★ "I really loved this course. It has helped me become confident about plant identification, and how to use them for simple treatments. It is also beautifully presented! Many thanks!"
★★★★★ "It was easy to follow. I have already easily discovered wild herbs that are growing on our Farm. I can only recommend this course."
★★★★★ "Very compact and practical, all the information about an herb in one place with pictures, foraging instructions and tips for use. I like it very much!"
We find medicinal plants in our backyards, gardens, nearby forests, old farm fields and even growing right up through the cracks in city sidewalks. You can easily learn medicinal plants that are useful for many common ailments. This course covers the most widespread medicinal plants found in nearly all parts of the world.
You will learn:
Where to find each plant based on where it likes to grow
How to properly identify the most common and useful medicinal plants
What are the look-alikes for each plant so you develop stronger skills
When to harvest each plant for the greatest effectiveness
How to use each plant for ultimate health and wellbeing
By the end of the course you will have the confidence to identify, harvest and use your own medicinal plants.
Your instructor, Elizabeth Heck has 25 years of experience in working with plant medicines. She is by far, Udemy’s most qualified herbal instructor. Rest assured, you’re in good hands. With an extensive botanical background, she is one of the top instructors on the subject globally. Even better, she is there for you throughout the course to answer any of your questions. That’s incredible value!
Why is this course not Accredited?
Nearly every online course (unless it is a large university) that claims to be accredited, actually is not. These are simply fake accreditations from real-looking websites used as a marketing scam in order to sell more courses. Elizabeth, as with any experienced herbalist, teaches with ethics and integrity and absolutely will not be deceitful for marketing sake. Rather, her students are sincerely respected and honored. Therefore none of her courses claim to be accredited.
More of what students are saying about the course:
★★★★★ "This course is a very good match for me as I am a novice at herbalism and I find that the instructor is very easy to understand and she is out in the field demonstrating what she is talking about."
★★★★★ "Very informative. Nice to see someone showing the plants and talking about them. Puts the description from books and the actual plants together."
★★★★★ "It was definitely a good match for me! Now I feel prepared to go and identify these plants while taking my daily walk by the river. I have already recognize some of them and it is just awesome to get a little bit closer to mother earth by learning about plants and its uses. Thank you so much for sharing your knowledge."
★★★★★ "Yes perfect. I have a large garden and have just found out all the weeds I've been throwing away have amazing healing properties."
You will find this course truly empowering so join in and discover the amazing medicine growing around you. Plants are people’s medicine!
You have lifetime access to the course so you can take as long or short as you wish to go through the material. You can replay the videos at anytime using the course as an ongoing reference. You also have a 30 day money back guarantee.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in health, nature or working with wild plants.
Elizabeth Heck is the founder and Director of the Home Herb School. The school offers a complete suite of herbalism courses empowering students to build confidence in working with plant medicines.
As Udemy’s most qualified herbalism instructor, Elizabeth has a solid background in herbal medicine. She has a 25 year history as a land steward, medicinal herb grower and medicine formulator. She was the founder of Pure Dermacare, an herbal products company offering all natural, botanical-based skincare.
Elizabeth taught botanical and herbal curriculums as a naturalist at Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden for nearly a decade. She also makes speaking appearances at the top herbal conferences, teaching centers and events globally. Most notably, Elizabeth frequently presents at the International Herb Symposium which invites the most highly respected teachers from around the world, the New England Women's Herbal Conference, one of the oldest, largest and most honored herbal gatherings and the legendary Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center.
Elizabeth has a deep appreciation for the need of plant conservation. While on the Minnesota Native Plant Society Board of Directors for several years, Elizabeth was active in important ecological preservation programs. She has also participated in programs offered by United Plant Savers.
Beyond her degree from the University of Minnesota, Elizabeth's formal herbal training started back in the late 1990s. Education with world-renowned herbalists and botanists included:
▪️ Apprenticeship with Rosemary Gladstar
▪️ Herbal Wisdom with Lise Wolff
▪️ Intermediate and Advanced Herbalism with Matthew Wood
▪️ Extensive training with esteemed botanist, Dr. Robert Mohlenbrock
▪️ Mentoring in ethnobotanical traditions of Native American, Central American and upper Amazon cultures.
She now passes on that wisdom and experience to empower her students in the art and science of plant medicines. Elizabeth’s passion for the green world shines through as she guides students step-by-step in her best selling online herbalism courses.