Introduction to Herbalism
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Introduction to Herbalism

Do you want to use natural, whole herbs to supplement your healthy lifestyle? Learn how to get started in this course!
4.5 (51 ratings)
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Last updated 10/2016
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I 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
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Requirements
  • All optional
  • Cheese cloth
  • Tincture Bottle
  • Tea ball
  • Mason jar
  • Dried, whole herbs
  • Vodka
  • Tea Pot/Kettle/Pot
Description

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 is the target audience?
  • Beginners who want to learn how to incorporate herbs as medicine in a healthy living regimen
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 25 Lectures Collapse All 25 Lectures 01:40:39
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Introduction - Laying a Brief Foundation
2 Lectures 08:58

Why are herbs vital to understand and why you should want to learn how to use them in your everyday life. 

Preview 03:50

Herbalist Secretes: 5 best tips for finding, using and storing herbs for use.

Lesson Two: Herbal Medicine Secrets
05:08
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Herb Preparation Techniques
12 Lectures 46:18

Getting ready to prepare your personal herbal medicine.

Lesson Three: The Preparation Techniques Part One
03:21

How and why to prepare an herbal infusion.

Lesson Four A1: Infusions for Learning Herbs
01:47

See exactly how an infusion is made and what tools are available to you to make it more convenient for you.  

Lesson Four A2: Infusions Demo 1
01:24

Lesson Four A2: Infusions Demo 2
09:27

Learn how and why of making a decoction.

Lesson Four B1: Decoctions for Learning Herbs
01:23

Exactly how to make a decoction and herbal syrup at home. 

Lesson Four B2: Decoctions Demo 1
00:57

Lesson Four B2: Decoctions Demo 2
03:52

Lesson Four B2: Decoctions Demo 3
05:45

Learn how to make a tincture and why it's the best way to prepare herbs.

Lesson Four C1: Tinctures for Learning Herbs
01:39

See how to make a tincture form start to finish. 

Lesson Four C2: Tinctures Demo 1
00:34

Lesson Four C2: Tinctures Demo 2
07:11

Lesson Four C2: Tinctures Demo 3
08:58
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Herb Categories and Tips
1 Lecture 05:52

Learn 8 categories for herbs so you can better formulate your herbal medicine.

Lesson Five: Herb Categories + Properties
05:52

This quiz covers lessons 1-10.

Quiz 1
12 questions
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8 herbs that you should know - Lecture
1 Lecture 13:19

These are 8 herbs organized based on body system that they are used to support. 

Lesson Six: 8 Herbs You Should Know
13:19
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24 Herbs that you should know - Videos
8 Lectures 24:05

A video description of important cardiovascular support herbs so that you can experience the herbs up close and personal.

Preview 04:54

A video description of important digestive support herbs so that you can experience the herbs up close and personal.

Preview 01:44

A video description of important immune support herbs so that you can experience the herbs up close and personal.

Immune
02:28

A video description of important urinary support herbs so that you can experience the herbs up close and personal.

Urinary
02:46

A video description of important reproductive support herbs so that you can experience the herbs up close and personal.

Reproductive
03:34

A video description of important nervous system support herbs so that you can experience the herbs up close and personal.

Nervous
02:09

A video description of important endocrine support herbs so that you can experience the herbs up close and personal.

Endocrine
03:22

A video description of important respiratory support herbs so that you can experience the herbs up close and personal.

Respiratory
03:08

This quiz covers lessons 1-19.

Quiz 2
8 questions
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Closing
1 Lecture 02:07

How you can learn even more and use the resources more effectively.

Lesson Seven: Closing and Final Remarks
02:07
About the Instructor
Jennifer Hutchison MSc, CCMH
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Certified Clinical Master Herbalist, Digestive Health Coach

Jennifer Hutchison Taylor is a herbal therapist, physiologist, author, doula, and reiki practitioner who helps women rediscover their feminine beauty and find the complete path to healing. As the founder of Beauty in Bloom, her mission is to promote generational wellness by providing natural, sustainable, and holistic health solutions for women. Beauty in Bloom exists to create a world where women are happy, healthy, and are taken back to their roots for healing. While herbs are the main tools that she uses, she combines this modality with superfood nutrition, spiritual guidance, and her rich biological sciences background to teach a powerful and revolutionary approach to holistic health.