Herbalism :: Growing Top Medicinal Plants Certificate
What you'll learn
- Build confidence in working with highly beneficial plants
- Grow the most common and useful medicinal plants
- Harvest plants for the greatest effectiveness
- Use plants for ultimate health and wellbeing
- Enjoy the beauty of a medicinal garden
- There are no prerequisites for this course.
Get quick and easy access to medicinal plants when you need them!
Growing your own herbal medicine deepens that connection to your own health as well as to the healing plants. It allows you to truly get to know the plants. It also gives you the finest quality herbs. Whether using fresh or making your very own herbal medicine preparations, you will never find better.
Medicinal herbs are quite easy to grow, so no worries if this is your first try at growing plants. Your garden can be as large or small as you like. You can even grow medicinal plants in containers on a deck, patio or even a sunny windowsill.
Many of the medicinal herbs covered in this Herbalism :: Growing Medicinal Plants Course will be familiar to you. Some are the very culinary herbs you use in cooking such as basil, thyme, oregano and garlic. Some of them have been used as ornamentals in flower beds like calendula and purple cone flower.
These herbs in this course were selected primarily for their ease of growth and for their safety. Each of the herbs also have a multitude of medicinal uses so you will be well supplied for a wide variety of ailments. Grow a few or try them all!
While much of the course focuses on each of the plants preferred growing conditions and medicinal uses, a good portion of the course covers herbal gardening basics. This includes site selection, types of gardens, caring for the soil, purchasing seeds, growing tips, when to harvest and how to save seeds for the following year’s garden.
Here is what students are already saying about this brand new course:
★★★★★ "I never thought I would get this much information from a course like this. Elizabeth is very thorough to the point and very well detailed information. I can't wait to get started. Thank you so much."
★★★★★ "This course is exactly what I have been looking for. Very clearly explained and great to have photos; these really help to picture my herb garden. Loving it so far."
★★★★★ "Lots of fantastic info. Enjoyed the section with great Info on so many plants."
★★★★★ "Excellent! I'll be referring back to this course in the coming months many times."
★★★★★ "This is a great, inspiring course. It introduces a range of herbs and provides key information about them, and how to create and care for a herb garden. I really enjoyed it."
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 teaching background, she knows how to guide you through your herbal learning journey with ease. Even better, she is there for you throughout the course to answer any of your questions. That is 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.
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.
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Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in health, nature or gardening.
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.