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Herbal Medicine For Professionals is also known as ‘Herbal Medics Basic’.

*This course will be offered live, twice a week online.  Registration for this course will close on March 12, 2018. The course begins on February 12.

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This is a live 12-week online herbal medicine course. Classes are held via webinar. Students will have full access to recorded webinars, documents, videos and resources through the online classroom.

In addition, there will be approximately 2 hours (or less) of assignments per week, a student forum, supplemental webinars and new class material uploaded each week.

Students can work at their own pace, so long as the course material is completed by 30 days after the final exam date.

Start Date: Begins Monday, February 12th.  Class materials will be released every Monday and the live class (7pm central) days will be determined and announced at the beginning of 2018.

Review and Testing Week: Loosely scheduled for the week of May 12th. **students can access testing at any point during that week. 30-Day Grace Period until June 11, 2018. Access to the online classroom will close on June 11th, 2018.

Materials Included: Approximately 20 packets of dried medicinal herbs that are used in the making of tinctures, salves and syrups as a class, cheesecloth.

Also included is full online access to the current self-directed online course which includes over 25 hours of video, audio, PDF and other resources.  All live classes are recorded for student download.

Materials you must provide at the appropriate point in the course: Olive and/or Coconut oil (approximately 2 cups total), Raw Honey (approximately 1 cup), 80 – 100 proof Alcohol (approximately 2 cups), Mason or other canning jar, basic cooking equipment (stainless steel pans and/or crockpot, strainer, measuring cup, spoons, etc.)

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Classes Covered in this Course:
Introduction to Herbology – Vitalistic and Mechanistic overview
How to study plant medicine
Introduction to Clinical Skills
Maceration Tincture Making (fresh and dried), with one tincture made as a class
Introduction to Percolation Tincture Making
Lymphatic and Immune System Physiology and Herbs
Gastrointestinal Physiology and Herbs
Materia Medica (Online Herb Walks) – covers approximately 100 herbs throughout the course.
Botany and Wildcrafting
Introduction to Forest Gardening and growing medicinal herbs
The Business of Herbalism (how to legally protect yourself)
Post-disaster and remote herbalism
Clinic and Apothecary setup and function
One or Two long-term Student Case Studies and Herbs (Some examples of past case studies include: Hiatal Hernias, Gallstones, Chronic Digestive Issues, COPD, and Respiratory Infections)
Upper and Lower Respiratory System Physiology and Herbs
Respiratory Syrup Making, with one syrup made as a class
Herbal First Aid – Poultices, plasters, capsules, primitive poultices, castor oil poultices
Wound Healing Physiology and Herbs
Herbs for Pain, Nervines
Salve Making –Fresh & Dried, Ethyl vs. Pure Oil Salves, with one salve made as a class
Upper and Lower Respiratory System Physiology and Herbs
Upper and Lower Urinary Tract Physiology and Herbs
Weekly Quizzes/Assignments
Group Discussions
Final Test (passing grade of 75% required)

Total Online Hours – 48 hours
Total Estimated homework assignments, discussions, quizzes and final test – 22 hours

You will be responsible to finish the materials assigned each week.

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Regular tuition is $530.

Earlybird Tuition is available for $400 until December 15, 2018.