Syllabus For The Community Herbal Program

Class 1

  • Getting Started
  • Disclaimer
  • Course Progression
  • Quizzes, Projects & Final Exam
  • Meet Your Herbalist Instructor
  • Introductory: Is Herbalism Calling You! (2 hrs).

Class 2

  • History of Herbalism (4hrs)
  • Herbalism is not a system of treatment – it is a system of curing! (2 hrs)
  • The Value of the Community Herbalist (2hrs)
  • The Role of the Community Herbalist (4hrs)

Class 3

  • Vitalism The Five Elements (20 hrs. 10 Days)

Class 4

  • The Biomes (4 hrs)

Class 5

  • Human Beings as a Species
  • The Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Body (2 hrs).
  • The Chemistry of the Cells of the Human Body (4 hrs).

Class 6

  • True Healing gifts that Nature offers us (6 hrs).

Class 7

  • How does the Community Herbal Program give you the skills and wisdom to take charge of your own health (2 hrs).

Class 8

  • The Principles of Herbalism (20hrs 10 Days).
  • The effects of diet and healing (4 hrs).
  • Connecting the dots between the body’s symptoms and vital signs!

Class 9

  • Body Mind and Spirit in Herbal healing

Class 10

  • Why Use Herbs that are Unprocessed
  • How To Store Bulk Herbs
  • Plant Names
  • Parts Of Plants Used
  • Plant Chemistry & Standardization
  • Plant Constituents
  • Herbs & Their Nutrients
  • Medicinal Herb Glossary
  • The Forms of Herbal Medicine
  • Determining Dosages

Class 11

  • Native American Herbalism
  • Native American Medicine of North America
  • Smudging
  • Tribal Herbs
  • Medicinal Desert Plants
  • Smudging & Making Your Own Smudge Bundles

Class 12

  • The Digestive System
  • Digestive System Functions, Herbs for Digestive System Issues 10 hrs
  • Prebiotics vs. Probiotics
  • Types of colon cleansers
  • Acid/Alkaline Balance
  • Food Combining Chart

Class 13

  • The Nervous System
  • The Nervous System Herbs for Nervous System Issues 10hrs
  • Recipes for Healthy Nervous System

Class 14

  • The Cardiovascular System
  • Herbs For the Cardiovascular System Health Issues
  • Recipes for A Healthy Cardiovascular System
  • Blood Pressure Regulating herbs
  • Circulatory System Herbal Supportive Resources

Class 15

  • The Lymphatic System
  • The Great Importance of the Lymphatic System
  • Lymphatic Herbs and Applications

Class 16

  • The Immune System
  • Herbs For the Immune System Health Issuea
  • Tips For the Immune System

Class 17

  • Botanical Terminology

Class 18

  • The Respiratory System
  • Herbs for Respiratory System Issues
  • Including The Ears, Nose, Throat & Eyes
  • What To Do at The Onset of A Cold/Flu
  • Recipes for the Respiratory System
  • Ear Coning
  • The Art of Ear Coning
  • How To Use Ear Cones

Class 19

  • Client Intakes
  • The FDA Question
  • Disclaimers

Class 20

  • Urinary Tract System Lesson Materials
  • Herbs for Urinary Tract Issues
  • Urinary Tract Supportive Resource

Class 21

  • Materia Medica
  • Samples of Materia Medica

Class 22 (Part 1)

  • The Muscular System
  • Muscular Skeletal System herbs for common issues
    Ailments of the Muscular System
  • Hand on for the Muscular System

Class 22 (Part 2)

  • What Is Muscle Testing?
  • Strong or Weak?
  • Techniques
  • How To Muscle Test the Quick & Easy Way

Class 23

  • Skeletal System
  • Diseases of the Skeletal System
  • Herbs for the Skeletal System Health Issues

Class 24

  • The Skin, Hair & Nails
  • Herbal Skin Care
  • Problems and Solutions for Skin Care/Remedies
  • Skin Care Product Recipes
  • Infestations

Class 25

  • Resources for success for the Certified Herbalist!

Class 26

  • The Glandular/Endocrine System
  • Herbs For the Glandular/Endocrine System Health Issues
  • The Endocrine System & The 7 Chakras
  • Recipes for a Balance Endocrine

Class 27

  • Women’s Health
  • Herbs for Common Health Issues-
  • Women’s health issues covered from menstruation to menopause. We also cover pregnancy, birth, and postpartum care

Class 28

  • Children’s Health Learn to treat common childhood issues to complex and common childhood diseases.

Class 29

  • Herbal Dosage “Resource”!

Class 30

  • Men’s Health
  • Ailments of the Reproductive System
  • Male Specific problems
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Seaweeds for Health
  • Excellent Herbs for Men’s Health

Class 31

  • Capsules
  • Different Types of Capsules
  • How to Make Capsules

Methods of Application

Learn how to make herbal applications

Class 32

  • How to Make Herbal Formula

Class 33

  • Extracts/Tinctures
  • Making Your Own Extracts/Tinctures
  • Why Use Extracts/Tinctures?
  • Making & Processing Your Own Extracts/Tinctures At Home

Class 34

  • Herbal Terminology

Class 35

  • Infusions and Decoctions
  • How to make a proper Herbal Water Infusion and Decoctions
  • Infused Oils
  • Making Your Own Infused Oils
  • Why Use Infused Oils?
  • Methods To Make Infused Oils at Home

Class 36

  • Herbal Terminology
  • Terminology

Class 37

  • Salve
  • Making Your Own Salves
  • What Is a Salve?
  • Why Use Salves?
  • Disadvantages
  • Making Salves at Home

Class 38

  • Syrups
  • Electuaries

Class 39

  • Compresses and Poultices

Class 40

  • Lozenges and so many other applications.

Class 41

  • Dosage Guidelines Part 2
  • Herbal Safety Guidelines for Certified Herbalists
  • Learn to use herbs safely
  • Materia Medica
  • Food Choices and Nutrition

Class 42

  • Herbal Terminology

Class 43

  • Homeopathy
  • What Is Homeopathy?
  • How Does It Work?
  • What Are the Benefits?
  • Is It Safe? Is It Effective?
  • How To Take the Medicines
  • How The Dilution Process Works
  • Top Remedies to Have at Home
  • A Simple Explanation of Potentization

Class 44

  • Cell Salts/Tissue Salts
  • The 12 Cell Salts & Their Benefits

Class 45

  • Castor Oil Packs
  • What Is Castor Oil?
  • What Is Castor Oil Used For?
  • What Is a Castor Oil Pack?
  • What Are the Benefits of Castor Oil Packs?
  • How Do Castor Oil Packs Work?
  • How To Make a Castor Oil Pack

Class 46

  • Herbal Plasters
  • How to Make Herbal Plasters
  • Types of Herbs Use and why

Class 47

  • Clay Packs
  • What Is a Clay Pack?
  • What Are Clay Packs Used For?
  • How Do Clay Packs Work?
  • Important Information About Clay Packs
  • The Different Types of Clays
  • How To Make a Medicinal Clay Pack
  • How To Make a Clay Pack

Class 48

  • Water Therapies and Daily Skin Brushing
  • Herbal Baths and Soaks
  • Cold Sheet Herbal Therapies

Class 49

  • First Aid and Home Remedies

    Bee Stings, Cuts, Minor Burns, Bug, and Spider Bites, Vomiting and Digestive Issues, Bumps and Falls, fevers, and Headaches, Toothaches, Infections, etc…..

Class 50

Finally, you’ll learn how herbalists advance in their education and you will learn what it takes to start an herbal business. We’ll consider how things have changed, discussing both traditional herbal clinics and current, internet-based herbalism.

You will get a welcome email with details for your first class after enrolling in the Community Herbal Program. You will also receive an email with a download link to your written materials. The email link will cover the current class every week for an additional 40 weeks. If there are videos for that class as well, you will also get another email.

Written content will be delivered as a .pdf file. Please be sure you have a .pdf viewer installed, preferably Adobe.

A Statement of Completion

Please make sure to finish the final test, all projects, and quizzes to receive a certificate of completion.

We advise that you finish the projects, tests, and final exam even if you are only taking this course for informational purposes and do not need a certification.

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