Introduction to Herbalism

Do you want to use natural, whole herbs to supplement your healthy lifestyle? Learn how to get started in this course!
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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course 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

What are the requirements?

  • All optional
  • Cheese cloth
  • Tincture Bottle
  • Tea ball
  • Mason jar
  • Dried, whole herbs
  • Vodka
  • Tea Pot/Kettle/Pot

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What is the target audience?

  • Beginners who want to learn how to incorporate herbs as medicine in a healthy living regimen

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction - Laying a Brief Foundation
03:50

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

05:08

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

Section 2: Herb Preparation Techniques
03:21

Getting ready to prepare your personal herbal medicine.

01:47

How and why to prepare an herbal infusion.

01:24

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 2
09:27
01:23

Learn how and why of making a decoction.

00:57

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

Lesson Four B2: Decoctions Demo 2
03:52
Lesson Four B2: Decoctions Demo 3
05:45
01:39

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

00:34

See how to make a tincture form start to finish. 

Lesson Four C2: Tinctures Demo 2
07:11
Lesson Four C2: Tinctures Demo 3
08:58
Section 3: Herb Categories and Tips
05:52

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

12 questions

This quiz covers lessons 1-10.

Section 4: 8 herbs that you should know - Lecture
13:19

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

Section 5: 24 Herbs that you should know - Videos
04:54

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

01:44

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

02:28

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

02:46

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

03:34

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

02:09

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

03:22

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

03:08

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

8 questions

This quiz covers lessons 1-19.

Section 6: Closing
02:07

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

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Instructor Biography

Jennifer Hutchison MSc, CCMH, 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.

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