Introduction to Herbalism
What you'll learn
- Understand the benefits of natural plant medicine
- Be able to prepare an herb using the standard methods
- Be able to describe and name the advantages of the most common preparation methods
- Be able to groups herbs in certain categories for formulations
- Learn the benefits of 8, safe and reliable medicinal herbs to use at home
- Know tips and tricks of purchasing quality herbs
- All optional
- Cheese cloth
- Tincture Bottle
- Tea ball
- Mason jar
- Dried, whole herbs
- Tea Pot/Kettle/Pot
Do you believe you can benefit from herbs, but don't know how to start utilizing them?
Are you interested in supplementing your health with herbs, but you don't want to take OTC capsules?
Are you interested in becoming an herbalist, but want to get a simple beginner's course before you commit to a full program?
Then this is for YOU!
This is a basic course in herbalism from a Certified Clinical Master Herbalist.
The course is taught using video, audio, and PDF documents. It is a self-paced course that should take up to 4 hours total. There are some at-home practice assignments for you to do, too.
Please check back for more of my courses that offer more specific knowledge on herbal healing.
Keywords: herbalism, herbal medicine, herbal, herbs for health, natural wellness, natural health, herbs, herbalist, herbal healing, herbal remedies
Who this course is for:
- Beginners who want to learn how to incorporate herbs as medicine in a healthy living regimen
Dr. Jennifer Taylor O.L. Menda (formerly Hutchison) is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Certified Clinical Master Herbalist. She graduated from MD Univ. of Integrative Health with a Doctor of Acupuncture and Masters of Acupuncture degree. She is also a student of Chinese herbal medicine at Yao Shan Herbs School in Washington DC. Jennifer holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Agnes Scott College, a Master’s degree in Biology from Winthrop University, and a Master’s degree in physiological sciences from the University of Arizona. She has over twelve years of teaching experience as an adjunct professor in biology, zoology, and physiology and holds a certificate in College Teaching from the University of Arizona.
Jennifer has an extensive cell physiology research background. She’s worked as a research associate and lab manager for Nuvox Pharma LLC, The University of Arizona Cancer Biology Dept, and The Cooperative Agriculture Support Services of The Citrus Research Board in Riverside, California.
She is excited to work within the Integrative Wellness Center at Henry Chiropractic. Her personal practice is AcuHerb Community Circle LLC (AHCC). She resides in Leonardtown, MD with her husband and young daughter.