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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.  Best of all, you will have quick and easy access to medicinal plants when you need them.

Take your herbalism to the next level

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.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to the Course

    • Welcome to Herbalism :: Growing Medicinal Plants

    • Overview

  • 2

    Choosing What Type of Garden to Plant

    • Gardening in Containers

    • Gardening Out in Your Yard

    • Planting a Theme Garden

    • Quiz

  • 3

    Planning the Garden

    • Deciding Where to Locate Your Garden

    • Discovering Your Favorite Plants

    • How to Decide What to Plant

    • Purchasing Seeds and Plants

    • Quiz

  • 4

    Medicinal Plants that are also Beautiful Ornamentals

    • Echinacea - Well-known Immune Booster

    • Calendula - A Cheery Plant for the Garden

    • Lavender - The Most Aromatic Medicinal Plant

    • Bee Balm - For Medicine and Pollinators

    • Quiz

  • 5

    Medicinal Plants that are also Great Culinary Herbs

    • Rosemary - For Memory and Concentration

    • Sage - For Cooking as Well as Medicine

    • Thyme - Great Antibacterial and Antispetic

    • Basil - More than a Culinary Herb

    • Tulsi - The Historical Medicinal

    • Garlic - An Herbalists Favorite

    • Cayenne - The Fiery Remedy

    • Chamomile - Gentle Yet Effective

    • Quiz

  • 6

    Medicinal Plants that are Tolerant of Some Shade

    • Lady's Mantle - Women's Herb

    • Valerian - Excellent for Tension, Pain and Insomnia

    • Hops - More than a Beer Ingredient

    • Lemon Balm - Delicious Taste and Aroma

    • Mint - Familiar Peppermint and Spearmint

    • Marshmallow - The Soothing Herb

    • Quiz

  • 7

    Planting the Garden

    • Laying Out the Garden

    • Understanding Your Soil

    • Preparing the Garden Bed

    • Planting the Seeds and Plants

    • Quiz

  • 8

    Maintaining Your Garden

    • Maintaining Your Garden Overview

    • Creating Beneficial Compost

    • Watering Techniques

    • The Basics of Weed Control

    • Managing Pests in the Garden

    • Quiz

  • 9


    • Best Books on Growing Medicinal Plants

  • 10


    • Completion


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  • Is there a certificate offered for the course?

    Yes, there is a certificate of completion for the course.

  • Is there a refund policy?

    There is a 14 day money-back guarantee.

  • Can I rewatch videos and course documents?

    Yes, you can replay the videos and re-read course documents as many times as you wish.

  • Can I take the courses on my phone?

    Yes, the course is available on any type of device including phones, computers and tablets.