Herbalism :: Essential Herbal Medicine Favorites

A brief introduction to great herbal medicine remedies that you can easily make at home.
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32min of on-demand video

Know which teas and essential oils to have on hand for first aid situations.
Prepare ginger and garlic recipes for medicine and healing of a variety of ailments.
Make two amazing recipes for colds and flu.
Make an amazing recipe for energy and longevity.


  • This is an introductory course for anyone interested in their health and the health of their families.


There are many home health remedies available to us that are simple to make or take at home that can truly build vitality or even lessen the severity of an illness. Many of these are recipes passed down from our grandmothers and have been used for hundreds of years. Even though many of these health remedies are folk medicine, their effectiveness has been backed up by science.

In this course you will learn remedies essential for health and to have on hand for several common situations including nausea, cough, sore throat, burns, infections, digestive issues, insomnia, fever, bites/stings, rashes, bruises and joint issues just to name a few. Many of these health remedies are quite simple.

Remedies covered in the course include:

  • Herbal First Aid
  • Kitchen Medicine
  • Cold & Flu Remedies
  • Herbs for Energy

Being prepared is essential!

So join me in this truly important, empowering and informative course.

Who this course is for:

  • Those interested in herbalism and herbal medicine.
  • Those interested in empowering their health and wellbing.
  • Those interested in preventative care as well as those interested in healing themselves and their loved ones.


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Elizabeth Heck
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As Udemy’s most qualified wellness instructor, Elizabeth has a solid background in healing arts. She has a 25 year history working with clients and creating wellness products. She was the founder of a successful herbal products company is also the founder and current Director of the Home Herb School. The school offers a complete suite of wellness courses empowering students on their journey to better health.

Elizabeth taught wellness curriculums for a large metropolitan agency for nearly a decade. She also makes speaking appearances at the top health-centered 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 Conference, one of the oldest, largest and most honored wellness gatherings and the legendary Sage Mountain Retreat Center.

Beyond her degree from the University of Minnesota, Elizabeth's formal wellness training started back in the late 1990s. Education with world-renowned teachers includes:

▪ Dr. Robert Mohlenbrock

▪ Rosemary Gladstar

▪ Lise Wolff

▪ Matthew Wood

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